Minot’s Sharon Ervin Johnson Receives Prestigious Volunteer Community Service Award

Posted on 10/15/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Volunteering Dr. Sharon Ervin Johnson of Minot will be presented with the 2014 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service Oct. 21 in Bismarck. AARP North Dakota selected Dr. Johnson for her significant volunteer service and for the impact she has on the lives of others and on the two communities where she has lived the past 20 years – Bismarck and Minot. “Dr. Johnson has enhanced the lives of hundreds of individuals from all walks of life,” read the nomination submitted …

October 2014 AARP North Dakota Newsletter – Your Latest News

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Volunteering Check out the October 2014 AARP North Dakota News. Stories include: upcoming “Caring for Family Caregivers” lunch and learns in Minot, Bismarck, West Fargo and Grand Forks. AARP-sponsored candidate debates on Prairie Public. Grandparent essay contest winners. 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. October 2014 AARP North Dakota News

Connect AARP to Your Community – Be Part of Our Education and Outreach Committee

Posted on 09/16/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Volunteering AARP North Dakota is forming an Education and Outreach Committee that will strengthen our connections in communities across the state. Committee members from eight regions around North Dakota will provide input and share recommendations for educational programming and outreach activities, helping us better meet the needs and wants of our members. Here is the proposed purpose statement of the committee: The Education and Outreach Committee will provide vision and foster AARP education and outreach efforts in communities across the state, …

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

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

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, …

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

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

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 …

Needed: Your Experience

Posted on 04/3/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Volunteering Many of you have had rewarding careers in which you’ve gained excellent experience – experience that can be valuable to others. If you are still working full-time or part-time, the skills you have can also be of value outside of your workplace. We invite you to bring those talents and your knowledge to our organization and become an active AARP volunteer. Together, we can make a difference! AARP is a diverse community of members with a collective strength to drive …