Use your AARP Friday Night Discount at Alabama Shakespeare Festival!

Posted on 04/14/2015 by | Associate State Director/Communications | Comments

Events | Uncategorized Friday nights are AARP Discount Night at Alabama Shakespeare Festival this season. There is something for everyone to enjoy in this year’s productions. King Lear is showing now through May 10. It’s an epic tale of a once noble monarch driven to madness and ruin by family betrayal, treachery and regret. Experience the fall of a dynasty in one of Shakespeare’s greatest works. And while you’re buying tickets for King Lear, go ahead and reserve seats for Disney’s The Little …

FREE Huntsville Shred Day on April 18

Posted on 04/13/2015 by | Associate State Director/Communications | Comments

Fraud | Uncategorized This Saturday, April 18, AARP Alabama is co-sponsoring a FREE shred and electronics recycling event for Huntsville-area residents. It will take place at Redstone Federal Credit Union at 220 Wynn Drive NW in Huntsville. We’ll be there from 8:30 AM to 12:00 noon, shredding your personal documents and destroying hard drives and other electronics on-site. In addition, the Partnership for a Drug Free America will also be doing a drug take-back. You can bring unused prescription medications with you to …

CarFit Event on Saturday, April 11 in Auburn

Posted on 04/10/2015 by | Associate State Director/Communications | Comments

AGE-FRIENDLY | Community | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Uncategorized AARP’s CarFit is coming to HealthPlus Fitness Center in Auburn to offer area drivers a free opportunity to check how their cars “fit” them. Developed by AAA, AARP and the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) partnership, CarFit’s trained professionals take drivers through a 12-point checklist with their vehicle, recommending minor adjustments that help make their cars “fit” better for comfort and safety. An occupational therapist is also on hand to provide information on how to maintain and strengthen driving health. …

Montgomery shred event POSTPONED to April 24

Posted on 04/9/2015 by | Associate State Director/Communications | Comments

Fraud | Uncategorized The shred event originally scheduled for Friday, April 10 in Montgomery has been POSTPONED to Friday, April 24, due to forecasted stormy weather. AARP Alabama will co-sponsor this FREE document shredding and recycling event on Friday, April 24. Montgomery-area citizens are welcome to bring up to 5 bags or boxes of documents for shredding from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM to the shredding truck in the south parking lot of Garrett Coliseum, 1555 Federal Drive in Montgomery. Please note that this …

We’re co-sponsoring Shred-A-Thons with Fox 6 this spring

Posted on 04/8/2015 by | Associate State Director/Communications | Comments

Events | Fraud | Uncategorized                                                                Once again, AARP Alabama is teaming up with WBRC Fox 6 in Birmingham to bring you a series of Shred-A-Thons around North Central Alabama. Shredding your personal documents is an important way to protect yourself against identity theft. All documents will be shredded on-site, thanks to Secure Destruction Service. You can bring up to 3 trash bags or 3 file boxes of personal documents to be shredded. These events are FREE to the public, but we are asking you to …

AARP Alabama’s volunteers shine

Posted on 03/23/2015 by | Associate State Director/Communications | Comments

Uncategorized | Volunteering The past year has been a very busy and successful one for AARP Alabama’s volunteer leaders. Beginning with the inaugural class of AARP’s Volunteer Leadership Institute that started in 2013, Alabama has been well-represented. The VLI  was started by AARP as an investment in volunteer leaders across the country, providing them with training and skills that enable them to expand their leadership roles in AARP’s national volunteer network. Each of these accomplished individuals was nominated by AARP Alabama’s state office, …