On the Road to Safer Driving

Posted on 05/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Volunteering By Miriam Davidson A few years back, Hal Dieterle, who has taught AARP Driver Safety courses around Tucson since 2009, noticed he was no longer getting an insurance discount for having attended the class. “I asked my agent, and he said, ‘You have to take the class to get the discount.’ I said, ‘But I teach the class.’ So he said, ‘I guess you can have it, then.’ ” With more than three dozen classes under his belt, Dieterle, 72, of …

Cómo convertirte en un conductor más seguro

Posted on 05/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Driver Safety | Español | Volunteering Por Miriam Davidson Hace unos años, Hal Dieterle, quien ha enseñado cursos de AARP Driver Safety en Tucson desde el 2009, se dio cuenta de que ya no recibía un descuento en el seguro por haber asistido a la clase. “Le pregunté a mi agente y me dijo: ‘Tienes que tomar la clase para recibir el descuento. Le dije: ‘Pero si yo enseño la clase’. Entonces me dijo: ‘Supongo que lo puedes obtener, entonces’ ”. Con más de treinta clases en …

Join AARP Phoenix, FitPHX and the City of Phoenix for “Meet Me Downtown Phoenix” 5K Walk/Run

Posted on 04/30/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Community | Volunteering Join AARP Phoenix, FitPHX and the City of Phoenix for a Meet Me Downtown Phoenix 5K walk, run or wheel around downtown Phoenix on Monday, May 4! AARP staff and volunteers will meet at The Corner (50 W. Jefferson Street, Phoenix) at 5:15 p.m. and provide free AARP wicking shirts to those who show with their AARP membership cards! The walking group will leave between 5:30 – 5:40 p.m. There will be AARP volunteers along the route to show you …

Volunteers Needed to Help Tutor Kids in Phoenix and Tempe Elementary School Districts

Posted on 04/29/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Community | Volunteering AARP Experience Corps is recruiting volunteers who are interested in tutoring first, second and third graders in the Tempe and Phoenix District Elementary Schools. AARP Experience Corps is a literacy skills tutoring program designed to provide support to struggling students in the area of reading. “We’re recruiting volunteers who are 50 plus years of age and interested in helping kids with their reading,” said Rebecca Bond, Phoenix area Program Director for AARP Experience Corps. AARP Experience Corps volunteers are asked …

Grow Local! Give Local! New Program Connects Local Businesses to their Community

Posted on 04/28/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Community A new program offered by AARP will help provide the opportunity for AARP Members (and those who choose to become members) who own small, local businesses to provide discounts and offers to other AARP Members and their families in Phoenix, while supporting a local non-profit. AARP Member to Member Local Offers will bring together small business owners who are AARP members and customers who are also members. Participating businesses– which must be brick and mortar stores, no larger than a …

AARP Seeks Arizona 2015 Andrus Award Nominees

Posted on 04/28/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Volunteering AARP Arizona is accepting nominations for its 2015 Arizona Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Arizonans who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. “AARP Arizona is excited to shine a light on 50+ Arizonans who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them,” said Dana Marie Kennedy, AARP Arizona State Director. Nominations will be evaluated by the Arizona State Office of …