New Volunteer State President Selected

Posted on 05/26/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

About AARP | Volunteering Sidney McCarther of Kansas City, MO has been selected Volunteer State President for AARP Missouri. In his new volunteer position, McCarther is charged with leading the AARP Missouri Executive Council and working in collaboration with State Director Craig Eichelman. McCarther will work with staff and other volunteers to establish strategic goals and objectives on a local level that is consistent with AARP’s national strategic framework. He will also serve as the principal AARP volunteer spokesperson in the state. For the …

AARP Partners With The Muny for Savings on Single Tickets

Posted on 05/21/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Community | Events The Muny is offering AARP members and their guests a special opportunity to save an additional 10% or more on Muny Single Tickets prior to the 2015 Muny season. This offer is ONLY available through Muny Corporate Partners and selected companies and organizations – such as AARP. Starting at noon on Friday, May 29th, AARP members and their guests will be able to save 10% or more off single tickets for any 2015 Muny show. This program runs through June 14, …

Showing our Community Pride

Posted on 05/21/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Caregiving St. Louis will be bursting with color June 27-28, 2015 at Soldier’s Memorial celebrating PrideFest. AARP in St. Louis will once again participate in the PrideFest activities. We will have a booth at the festival in an area specifically for people 50+ which will have acoustic entertainment, seating and a wine garden. You don’t want to miss out on all the fun! Visitors to this area of the festival will not only have the opportunity to enjoy all of the …

Join AARP in St Louis for Free Screening of Still Alice

Posted on 05/21/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Caregiving In connection with AARP’s I HEART CAREGIVERS initiative, you are invited to watch a free screening of STILL ALICE and learn more about resources for family caregivers and their loved ones. I HEART CAREGIVERS works to recognize and support the 42 million Americans who perform a great labor of love every day—caring for older parents, spouses and others to help them live independently at home, where they want to be. STILL ALICE stars Julianne Moore in her Academy Award-winning portrayal …

A Gentle Reminder…Deadline is June 2

Posted on 05/19/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

About AARP | Uncategorized | Volunteering It’s not too late to nominate someone for the 2015 AARP Missouri Andrus Award for Community Service! The individual(s) nominated will be selected based on how their volunteer work has improved the community, supported AARP’s vision and mission, and inspired other volunteers. The award is named for ARP Founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus. • Nominee must be 50 years or older. • The achievements, accomplishments, or service on which the nomination is based must have been performed on a volunteer …

Grow Local! Give Local! Near You!

Posted on 05/15/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP | Community | Local Resources 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 St.Louis MO 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 10-store …