Join AARP SC for Senior Day at the Fair

Posted on 10/6/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

Events October is finally here and that means it’s time for the South Carolina State Fair. Make plans to join us for Senior Day at the fair on Oct. 15 in Rosewood’s next to the Moore building from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Between the Tilt-A-Whirl and candy apples, stop by the AARP Pavilion for giveaways and a chance to hear candidates for state-wide offices speak about important issues affecting South Carolinians age 50-plus at the Speak Out stage. Beginning at …

Community and Service Providers Come Together for “Stand Down at the Beach”

Posted on 09/16/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

Events “Stand Down at the Beach” is this Friday, September 19 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Myrtle Beach at the U.S. Army Reserve. The event aims to help homeless Veterans and Veterans receive services and resources such as food, shelter, clothing, health screenings, VA and Social Security benefits counseling and referrals for other services, such as housing, employment and substance abuse treatment. This is the first ever Stand Down event in Horry County. It has been a collaborative effort …

Stand Down at the Beach

Posted on 09/12/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

Events In just one week, more than 40 federal, state, and local resource organizations and service providers will come together for “Stand Down at the Beach.” AARP South Carolina, Veteran’s Welcome Home Center, Palmetto Goodwill and Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson are the primary sponsors of the event. Stand Down at the Beach will be held on Friday, September 19, 2014 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the U.S. Army Reserve, 3392 Phillis Boulevard. “Stand Down is an event to provide services …

Senior Day Festivities at State Fair Oct. 15

Posted on 09/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events You can eat cotton candy, groove to live music and enjoy Senior Day festivities on Oct. 15 at the South Carolina State Fair. AARP members and nonmembers alike are invited to the AARP pavilion, where everyone will be treated to useful information and toe-tapping entertainment. The speakers stage will feature interviews with candidates on the November ballot, fielding questions about issues that affect South Carolinians age 50-plus. Visitors can pose questions by being photographed with the “AARP Flat People,” cardboard …

Annual Whispers Butterfly Release

Posted on 08/28/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

Events Ovarian Cancer Coalition of Central South Carolina invites you to its annual Whispers Butterfly Release set for September 9, 2014 at the South Carolina State House grounds (Gervais St. side) beginning at 5:30 p.m. The event promotes awareness of the whispering symptoms of ovarian cancer through the release of hundreds of butterflies in recognition of September’s National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.The evening will also include inspirational speakers and live music. Butterflies are available for purchase prior to the event for …

Volunteer at Stand Down at the Beach

Posted on 08/28/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

Events September is right around the corner, which means Stand Down at the Beach is less than a month away! The event is set for Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 held in the U.S. Army Reserve building at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. 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 …