Stand Down at the Beach

Posted on 07/17/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

Events AARP South Carolina, Palmetto Goodwill, Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson and the Veteran’s Welcome Home and Resource Center announce Stand Down at the Beach set for Friday, September 19, 2014.  Stand Down is an event to provide services to homeless Veterans and Veterans such as food, shelter, clothing, health screenings, VA and Social Security benefits counseling, and referrals to a variety of other necessary services, such as housing, employment and substance abuse treatment.  Stand Down is a collaborative event, coordinated between local …

More About Life Reimagined

Posted on 07/17/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

Events What is Life Reimagined? Life Reimagined is a new way of thinking about what’s next in your life. Backed by decades of research, Life Reimagined introduces a powerful step-by-step approach to help you discover possibilities, prepare for change, and make your ideas real – whether you’re focused on work, health, relationships, or finally pursuing your passion. When you find yourself wondering, “What’s next?” Life Reimagined empowers you with guidance, tools, and connections, both online and in person, to plan your …

Concurrent Resolution Recognizes Senior Hunger Day in South Carolina

Posted on 04/30/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

Events Rep. Dan Hamilton, (R- Greenville) today presented a concurrent resolution to Lt. Governor Glenn F. McConnell recognizing May 9 as “Senior Hunger Day” in South Carolina. Hamilton was the chief sponsor of the house bill regarding the resolution. South Carolina ranks as the eighth worst in the United States in senior-adult hunger and overall food insecurity affects over 807,960 people in South Carolina. “Nonprofit agencies, churches, synagogues, mosques, soup kitchens, shelters, and the South Carolina Association of Food Banks strive …

Be Part of Pet Pawty 2014 “Supporting Seniors and Their Pets”

Posted on 04/15/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

Events Lexington County Recreation & Aging Commission is inviting you to share your favorite pet photos. How many great pictures do you have of your pet(s) in your phone or on your computer?  We pet lovers just have to take a picture when they are being cute, silly, crazy or regal.  As part of our 2014 Pet Pawty, LCRAC is excited to announce its online Pet Photo Contest.  We have three categories: Pet Photo Bomb Pet Selfie Photo Pet Dress-up Photo …

AARP South Carolina and SBA to Hold Encore Entrepreneur Event April 22 in Columbia

Posted on 04/8/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

Events AARP South Carolina and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are teaming up to hold an Encore Entrepreneur mentoring event April 22 in Columbia. The event, which is free and open to AARP members and non-members, is designed to provide counseling, mentoring and training for individuals who like to start or grow a business, especially those aged 50 and older. Last year, nationally, AARP and SBA matched “encore entrepreneurs” with successful business owners and community leaders for advice and assistance.  …

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Game Night June 1

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

Events “If you don’t think AARP when you think Real Possibilities, you don’t know aarp! Myrtle Beach area residents will have that real possibility to see AARP in action on Sunday, June 1st as the Myrtle Beach Pelicans hold “Salute to AARP South Carolina” night at the Myrtle Beach Pelicans.” Prior to the game you will have the opportunity to learn about AARP programs such as Life Reimagined, Tax-Aide, Driver’s Safety, and other community volunteer opportunities. Also, we’ll be collected non-perishable …