Senior Day Festivities at State Fair Oct. 15

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

Events | South Carolina 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 | South Carolina 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

About AARP | Events | Local Resources | South Carolina | Volunteering 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 …

AARP South Carolina at the Fair

Posted on 08/2/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

Advocacy | Events | South Carolina Join AARP South Carolina at the State Fair on Wednesday, October 15 from 9 am – 3 pm for information you can use. We’ll also have Life Reimagined sessions scheduled, have your photo taken with our Flat people and a “Speak Out” stage for invited candidates on the November ballot.  Watch this page for additional information.

Life Reimagined on the Road!

Posted on 07/30/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

About AARP | Events | South Carolina | Volunteering It’s a lot of purple. It’s AARP South Carolina’s new way of sharing the message of Life Reimagined! This special wrapped car will ride the highways and back roads of South Carolina for the next few months sharing the message of Life Reimagined.  Part of Life Reimiagined allows you to experience a “check up” and help you plan your “what’s next” or discover your hidden talents and skills.  For a class click here

“We Want to Know!”

Posted on 07/28/2014 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Events | South Carolina An army of cardboard “flat people” will soon be traveling across the state to engage and inform you in the 2014 election cycle.  Six AARP volunteers can be seen with large dry erase boards with the phrase, “We Want to Know.” What do they want to know? They want you to ask your question about issues important to you and your family to the candidates on the ballot in November 2014.  You’ll write your question on a white board, pose …