AARP Opposes Charging Consumers for Clean Up of Manufactured Gas and Electric Plants.

AARP Opposes Charging Consumers for Clean Up of Manufactured Gas and Electric Plants.

Posted on 04/8/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Ohio | Press Contact: Luke Russell, lrussell@aarp.org AARP wants Ohioans to have legal protection on their monthly utility bills. Columbus, OH. – AARP opposes legislation that would remove legal protections for natural gas consumers and their monthly utility bills.  The legislation that AARP opposes would allow utilities to seek rate increases for the cost to clean up long defunct manufactured gas and electric plants (MGP).  AARP is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization representing the interests of people age 50 and older. Older consumers in …

Don't Miss Free Tour at Toledo Glass Pavilion

Don’t Miss Free Tour at Toledo Glass Pavilion

Posted on 04/2/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Ohio Rediscover the historic and contemporary glass collection that keeps Toledo on art-lovers’ maps during a guided tour of the world renowned Glass Pavilion at the Toledo Museum of Art. Watch a glass-blowing demonstration, meet and greet fellow AARP members, enjoy light refreshments and learn more about the extensive collection housed in the Glass Pavilion, itself a postmodern architectural work of art. Join us from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm on Thursday, May 22, at the Glass Pavilion, located directly across …

Take the Road to Safer Driving

Take the Road to Safer Driving

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Home & Family | Ohio | Volunteering By Vince McKelvey Bob Rankin, of suburban Cincinnati, spent part of his working life overseeing training, so it was only natural that, once he had taken an AARP Driver Safety course, he’d want to teach it. “They were talking about getting instructors,” said Rankin, 80, who spent 43 years with Ryerson Inc., a metals distribution company. “When I was working, I was the regional manager of training, and I said, ‘This looks pretty neat.’ ” That was in 2004. Now, as …

Tea for a Princess in the Queen City

Tea for a Princess in the Queen City

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events | Ohio Cap off a visit to “Diana, a Celebration,” an exhibit at the Cincinnati Museum Center, in true British fashion—with a special tea fit for royalty. AARP members can enjoy discounted tickets to a pre-Mother’s Day afternoon tea at the museum on Sunday, May 4. The exhibit, which runs in Cincinnati until Aug. 17, chronicles the life of Diana, Princess of Wales. It features 150 objects, including Diana’s wedding gown, designer dresses, diamond tiaras, family heirlooms, paintings and personal photos. The …

Special Discounts for Museum, Musical

Special Discounts for Museum, Musical

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events | Ohio AARP members living in or visiting Ohio can get discount tickets to two popular events. “Diana: A Celebration,” at the Cincinnati Museum Center, showcases the life and work of the late princess. “Jersey Boys,” a Broadway pop musical, is on tour at the Playhouse Square in Cleveland. The Cincinnati offer continues through July 31. In Cleveland, discount tickets are available for performances on May 13 at 8 p.m. and May 18 at 1 p.m. “These events connect our members to …

Truly free financial planning seminars

Truly free financial planning seminars

Posted on 03/26/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events | Money & Work | Ohio Truly free financial planning seminar Facing an increasingly complex financial landscape, retirement planning and financial decision-making are becoming more daunting than ever. Although we’re all bombarded with offers for help — especially if you have sizable savings — Cincinnati folks of all means tell us they want and need accurate and unbiased information to help them navigate their own path toward a comfortable retirement. Join us for a free — absolutely no strings involved — interactive seminar in one of …