Posted on 09/20/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Local Resources 2014 Discounts – Brought to you by your AARP Tennessee State Office: Bays Mountain, Kingsport – FREE park admission all season!  AARP Day is June 5 and exhibits are FREE all day! McClung Museum, Knoxville – FREE museum admission AARP Day July 12 with free activities including a scavenger hunt and free parking Dollywood, Pigeon Forge – Deeply discounted tickets + AARP Day at Dollywood Sept 6 Discounted tickets for admission 9/1/14 – 9/15/14, $38 Adult, $33 Child. On 9/6/14 …

Go Vols! AARP Partnership with University of Tennessee Continues

Posted on 08/18/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Local Resources     To purchase discounted tickets for the Arkansas State Football game on September 6th at 12p, click here Enter promo code “VOLS14” to receive discounted tickets to the Arkansas State Football game. To order by phone, call 865-656-1200 and tell the operator you are an AARP member. The partnership will continue into the basketball season. Check back for ticketing information. Tickets must be purchased at least one day prior to the event.    

Nashville Symphony Loves AARP Members

Posted on 08/15/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Local Resources      To purchase tickets, click HERE    To purchase tickets, click HERE

AARP Days at Dollywood

Posted on 08/14/2014 by | AARP Tennessee | Comments

Local Resources     Purchase Tickets HERE   Purchase Tickets HERE and stop by the hut beside DOGGYwood to connect with AARP staff and volunteers on Sept 6.   STAFF AND VOLUNTEER RECOMMENDATIONS: Come hungry and enjoy the famous CINNAMON BREAD which can be found througout the park! FREE ICE WATER is available throughout the park, upon request. Save time and money by using the TROLLEY SYSTEM, which will drop you off at the park entrance.            

Fraud Watch: Protect Yourself from Scams

Posted on 06/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Local Resources By Sheila Burke When Nell Tays got a phone call telling her she had won $18.5 million in a drawing, all she could think about, she said, was helping her 2-year-old granddaughter get surgery to repair a cleft palate. But the 76-year-old Murfreesboro resident was told she would have to pay $55,000 upfront to avoid paying taxes on the winnings. So Tays, who retired from the University of Tennessee after spending 12 years helping small businesses get federal contracts, paid …

Lots of Roles for Volunteers During Tax Season

Posted on 11/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Local Resources By Bill Sanders Dave Clark is an exception to many Americans’ attitude about the IRS 1040 form: He looks forward to tax season. Clark, 66, of Crossville, is one of about 400 Tennessee residents who volunteer with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide. Going on 10 years volunteering with Tax-Aide, the retired Air Force officer and real estate agent finds it rewarding to share his expertise in tax preparation with others who can use his help. Tax-Aide organizers in Tennessee hope to add …