Scigulinsky Picked for Volunteer Leadership Institute

Scigulinsky Picked for Volunteer Leadership Institute

Posted on 02/25/2014 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Volunteering Tia Scigulinsky of Portsmouth has been selected to participate in AARP’s Volunteer Leadership Institute or VLI, a rigorous and innovative year-long training program designed to elevate highly skilled and motivated AARP volunteers to the next level of volunteer leadership.  Tia is joined by 33 other exceptional AARP volunteers from across the country, who will meet both in person and virtually throughout the year to build their leadership strengths in one of three chosen “tracks” – advocacy, community outreach or external …

Volunteers Help Feed Hungry Seniors

Volunteers Help Feed Hungry Seniors

Posted on 02/19/2014 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Volunteering AARP Rhode Island expanded its “Community Suppers” outreach this month at the St. Elizabeth’s Court assisted living complex in Providence. A partnership with Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island, the new monthly event encourages socialization and mobility as residents are invited to a meal accompanied by live music, conversation, activities and door prizes. This effort to breathe new life into congregate meals programs would not be possible without volunteers who not only help out with the event but play an advance …

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Tax-Aid Free Tax Assistance Opens in February

Posted on 01/8/2014 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Volunteering AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Assistance is there for those who need it   (PROVIDENCE, RI) – This year, AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 45th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention those 60 and older. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this …

Norma Santaniello is 2013 Andrus Winner

Norma Santaniello is 2013 Andrus Winner

Posted on 11/21/2013 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Volunteering AARP Rhode Island Recognizes Norma Santaniello for her Dedication and Commitment to Community Servic with its Most Prestigious Volunteer Award   Providence, RI – Norma Santaniello of North Providence has been selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive the 2013 AARP Rhode Island Andrus Award for Outstanding Community Service — the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. AARP Rhode Island selected Santaniello for her remarkable service, which has greatly …

In Warwick, a Community Group takes flight

In Warwick, a Community Group takes flight

Posted on 11/18/2013 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Volunteering   Warwick AARP group holds first meeting By Jessica Bothelo, Warwick Beacon 10.29.13 Fifteen residents from various parts of the city attended the Oct. 24 meeting for the newly reinstated Warwick AARP Community Group, a resource for information and events that focuses on local issues that affect city residents 50 and older. The event, held at the Pilgrim Senior Center, highlighted a statewide AARP update, an open discussion about the focus of the group and membership details and an open …

AARP Volunteer Virginia Tierney

AARP Volunteer Virginia Tierney

Posted on 11/11/2013 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Volunteering  AARP Rhode Island mourns the passing and celebrates the life of 2008 Ethel Percy Andrus Award winner for Community Service, Virginia Tierney, who passed away Nov. 3 at the age of 98. The recognition by AARP is noted the Providence Journal obituary below, but the tribute does not begin to tell the story of her longtime dedication to our organization and its mission.  She was the wife for 49 years of the late Charles Tierney. Born in Torrington, CT., she was the daughter of the late …