Broken Bow woman receives AARP Nebraska’s highest volunteer award

Posted on 09/8/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Volunteering Deborah McCaslin, a long-time civic leader in Broken Bow, has been selected to receive AARP Nebraska’s highest volunteer award. She is the 13th volunteer to be honored with the annual AARP Nebraska Andrus Award for Community Service since it was established in 2002. McCaslin’s charity, TeamMates of Broken Bow Chapter, is a big winner, too. AARP Nebraska will present the organization with a check for $2,500 on behalf of McCaslin, who is president of the TeamMates chapter board. TeamMates is …

Join Our Fraud Watch Volunteer Team!

Posted on 07/24/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Volunteering Did you know there were nearly 8,000 consumer complaints of ID theft and fraud from Nebraskans in 2013? Whether it’s over the phone, through the mail, online or even at your door, scam artists are constantly scheming to get you and your loved ones to open your wallets. That’s why AARP launched the Fraud Watch Network to help people fight fraud through information and education. We’re offering you an exciting opportunity to join our team of Fraud Watch Volunteer Educators …

Volunteers needed for 4th Annual Road to Omaha® Run!

Posted on 06/12/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Volunteering AARP friends!!  Would you like to volunteer your services for a timely and fun event?  The College World Series Inc, NCAA, & Northwestern Mutual are excited to announce the 4th Annual Road to Omaha® Run. The 5k run will be held the morning of Sunday, June 22nd. Enthusiastic volunteers are needed to help make the run a success! Please consider signing up for a shift. All duties are described here. The first 40 volunteers are guaranteed an authentic CWS 2014 Polo shirt …

Andrus Award comes with $2,500 for charity of choice

Posted on 04/29/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Volunteering AARP Nebraska is seeking nominations for the 2014 AARP State Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors age 50+ Nebraskans who are sharing their experience, talent and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. “We want to recognize Nebraskans age 50 and older who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them,” said Robin Szwanek, community outreach director with AARP Nebraska. Nebraska’s Andrus Award recipient will be honored with a …

Want to Change Your Life? Volunteer.

Posted on 12/2/2013 by | AARP National | Comments

Volunteering By Lester Strong, Vice President and Chief Executive of AARP Experience Corps It’s December. That part of the year when winter officially descends, providing us with short days and long, quiet nights. It’s a time when people reflect on their lives, giving thought to what they are doing now and where they want to be in the future. No matter the age or stage in life, as the year draws to a close nearly everyone takes time to “reimagine” their …

Volunteers Needed to Lobby Legislature

Posted on 12/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Volunteering AARP Nebraska is recruiting advocacy volunteers to lobby on issues important to people age 50-plus during the legislative session that begins Jan. 8. AARP staff and volunteers will meet with state legislators to discuss property tax relief, Medicaid expansion, long-term care services and retirement security. Volunteers will participate in lobby days, testify at public hearings and keep in touch with lawmakers throughout the session in person and by phone and email. Interested? Contact Mark Intermill, AARP associate state director for …