Volunteers at the Agricultural Fair in St. Croix, VI

What Do Volunteers Bring to AARP VI? A LOT!

Posted on 03/18/2014 by | AARP Virgin Islands | Comments

Volunteering Each year, residents of the Virgin Islands come together on the island of St. Croix to present one of the largest displays of agricultural products, livestock, arts, crafts and good food to the Caribbean. As the year’s largest event, the Agricultural and Food Fair (Ag Fair), draws thousands of fairgoers from all four US Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, the US, and many other island nations down the Caribbean island chain. For more than more than 25 …

Want to Change Your Life? Volunteer.

Posted on 12/2/2013 by | AARP National | Comments

Volunteering By Lester Strong, Vice President and Chief Executive of AARP Experience Corps It’s December. That part of the year when winter officially descends, providing us with short days and long, quiet nights. It’s a time when people reflect on their lives, giving thought to what they are doing now and where they want to be in the future. No matter the age or stage in life, as the year draws to a close nearly everyone takes time to “reimagine” their …

SEPTEMBER 11: AARP NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE

SEPTEMBER 11: AARP NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE

Posted on 09/13/2013 by | AARP Virgin Islands | Comments

Volunteering A dozen AARP VI volunteers joined AARP VI State Office staff bright and early on Wednesday, September 11th to participate in the 12th recognition of AARP’s National Day of Service. They gathered to work on “Operation Paperback”; a special project that provides reading materials to soldiers overseas. For the past 12 years AARP has diverted from its routine business to conduct a service project in various communities across the United States as a way of demonstrating their support and concern …

Rikki Nelthropp, VIMI, joins AARP VI Executive Council

AARP VI Executive Council Welcomes Rikki Nelthropp

Posted on 08/8/2013 by | AARP Virgin Islands | Comments

Volunteering Rikki Nelthropp joins the AARP VI Executive Council Margaret “Rikki” Nelthropp is the CEO of the Virgin Islands Medical Institute (VIMI) the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for the U.S. Virgin Islands; a role she assumed in July 2011. VIMI is contracted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS), and its VIMI’s mission includes three main points. First and foremost it is to improve the quality of healthcare in the U.S. Virgin Islands for Medicare beneficiaries. VIMI also serves as …

AG Fair is Major Link for AARP VI

AG Fair is Major Link for AARP VI

Posted on 01/7/2013 by | AARP Virgin Islands | Comments

Volunteering AARP Virgin Islands is once again making preparations for a major volunteer event! That event is officially known as the St. Croix Agricultural and Food Fair or Ag Fair to most. It is the ultimate good time for both young and old alike.  “Ag Fair,” according to AARP State Director, Denyce Singleton, “Is the event everyone plans to attend. Whether it is to volunteer at the AARP VI booth or to take advantage of the sights and sounds of the …