— Saturday, July 29 – Sunday, July 30, 2017: Denver Dragon Boat Festival The Colorado Dragon Boat Festival in Sloan’s Lake Park has become a popular cultural bonanza in Denver over the past 17 years. Denver’s 5280 Magazine declared it “one of Colorado’s greatest festivals.” This year’s Dragon Boat Festival, scheduled July 29–30, 2017, promises to be the biggest and best yet.  Check out our AARP Block Party tent, which travels to many cities, visiting events all across the country. From skateboarding and lip-syncing to dancing and fashion tips for …

— As one of the few nonprofits recognized, this is the first year AARP is named among OMNIKAL’s (formerly DiversityBusiness.com) list of the top 50 companies in America for multicultural inclusion in the marketplace. The Omni50 Award is a ranking of the top 50 U.S. corporations who are awarding the most business to the growing, culturally diverse vendor/supplier marketplace. This prestigious award is the most recognized honor of its kind in the country. “Diversity in our supply base is a vital …

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— AARP is pleased to announce the appointment of Bob Murphy as state director for AARP Colorado. Murphy joined AARP in April. After 8 years as the mayor of Lakewood, Murphy said he is thrilled to continue his focus on issues that are relevant to the 650,000 AARP members in Colorado, as well as all older Coloradans and their families. He brings an extensive background in the public, private and entrepreneurial sectors. During his tenure as mayor of Lakewood, Murphy oversaw …

— SWEEPSTAKES RULES To Enter: Complete the official entry form and drop your form at the AARP Resource Center at the Senior Resource Development Agency. Sweepstakes starts on or about 10:00 a.m. MNT on March 17, 2016 and ends at 1:45p.m.MNT on April 29, 2016. Entries must be received by no later than 1:45p.m.  MNT on April 29, 2016. One entry per person.  The official entry form can be found at the AARP Resource Center. AARP Colorado is not responsible for …

— AARP Colorado recently named Terri Potente of Fruita as its State President. AARP state presidents are volunteers, who may serve up to six years and lead the organization’s Colorado executive council, as well as its volunteer corps. Potente is the sixth president since the Colorado State Office’s inception in 1994. Prior to accepting her new post, Potente has been a member of the AARP Colorado Executive Council for five years. She has been instrumental in working to educate the public …