Beulah, Grand Forks, Reynolds Students Win ‘Why I Love My Grandparents’ Essay Contest

Posted on 09/3/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Home & Family | North Dakota | Press Grandparents’ Day this Sunday, Sept. 7, will be even more special for many grandmothers and grandfathers. They were the subjects of essays written by their grandchildren for AARP North Dakota’s “Why I Love My Grandparents” essay contest. Emily Severinson of Reynolds submitted the top entry in the 15-18 age group. She is the daughter of Gordon and Elizabeth Severinson and a sophomore at Central Valley High School. Victoria Hafner of Beulah submitted the winning entry in the 11-14 age group. …

Shred Personal Documents for Free Saturday, October 11, in Bismarck and Fargo

Posted on 08/28/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Events | Money & Work | North Dakota | Press It’s time to once again clean out your file cabinets! AARP North Dakota and Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Minnesota and North Dakota invite Fargo-Moorhead and Bismarck-Mandan area residents to shred unneeded documents for free on “Secure Your ID Day,” Saturday, October 11. The Fargo event will be held at the Wells Fargo branch at 2501 13th Ave. S. The Bismarck event will be held at the Wells Fargo Gateway Mall location at 1050 E. Interstate Ave. The times for …

Join Other Volunteers and Help Low-Income, Elderly in North Dakota

Posted on 08/27/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

North Dakota | Volunteering AARP’s volunteer operated Tax-Aide program is looking for new volunteers across North Dakota. “A common response from people is, ‘I can’t do taxes; I don’t even do my own!’” says Muriel Peterson, the state volunteer coordinator for the Tax-Aide program. Peterson says volunteers do not need tax preparation experience because they receive comprehensive IRS training on tax forms and software at no cost. Instead, she says, potential volunteers should have computer skills, enjoy meeting people and working with other volunteers, …

330 Pounds of Food Donated by Members at ‘AARP Night at the Museum’

Posted on 08/27/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | North Dakota People who attended AARP Night at the Museum July 31 at the North Dakota Heritage Center collectively donated 330 pounds of food and paper products, which was given to Ministry on the Margins in Bismarck. “Your food drive was such a blessing to us,” said Michael Schneider, who volunteers with the food bank. “In July we served 142 household and distributed nearly 4,000 pounds of food. We could not do this without caring and generous partners like AARP!” AARP members …

September 2014 AARP North Dakota Newsletter – Your Latest News

Posted on 08/27/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources | Money & Work | North Dakota | Press | Volunteering Check out the September 2014 AARP North Dakota News. Stories include: upcoming investment fraud lunch and learns in Williston, Dickinson and Minot. the need for Tax-Aide volunteers. upcoming conferences of interest. “10 Steps to Retirement” online presentatoin. and the latest schedule of driver safety classes around the state. If you’d like to receive the newsletter by mail every month, email your USPS address to lhalvorson@aarp.org. September 2014 AARP North Dakota News

Register Now for the North Dakota AARP Volunteer Conference October 21-22 in Bismarck

Posted on 07/14/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Events | North Dakota | Volunteering Whether you’re a seasoned AARP volunteer or someone who aspires to being an AARP volunteer, make plans to attend the 2014 AARP State Volunteer Conference at the Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck. Kicking off with lunch on Tuesday, Oct. 21, this conference will provide education, networking and motivational programs for AARP volunteers from across the state. The conference will include national AARP presenters plus an array of sessions to appeal to the interests of all attendees. The prestigious Andrus Award recognition …