School supply drive was a great success!

Posted on 08/22/2014 by | South Dakota | Comments

My Community Although the day was dreary and damp, that didn’t stop the outpouring of generosity from our community. We wanted to thank all who stopped by and donated school supplies to benefit The Banquet’s Project: S.O.S. A special thank you as well to our wonderful volunteers for serving up the best coffee in town and helping to gather the donations! Together we collected over 550 items for Project: S.O.S.! Supplies included everything from backpacks and markets to calculators and protractors. Another …

Play Ball! Discounted Tickets for Canaries Game

Posted on 05/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

My Community AARP members in South Dakota will enjoy a special night of baseball June 27 in Sioux Falls. AARP Night at the Canaries will feature the minor league Sioux Falls Canaries playing the rival St. Paul (Minn.) Saints. The game will be played at Sioux Falls Stadium, also known as the Birdcage. AARP has reserved two enclosed, 30-person suites with outdoor viewing porches. AARP also has reserved 100 seats in front of the suites. AARP members may buy a ticket for …

AARP in Blunt

Posted on 02/3/2014 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

My Community AARP is making a difference in communities all across South Dakota.  In Blunt, volunteers are working hard to meet specific needs in their community.  After receiving a grant from AARP South Dakota, volunteers identified two projects and set to work to raise additional money to complete both projects. In 2013, volunteers focused their efforts on the Blunt Senior Center. The center is used by the community throughout the year for funerals; family celebrations; several non-profit groups hold their monthly meetings …