Speakers Bureau volunteers ready to Speak Out!

Posted on 02/11/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

AARP Missouri Speak Out! volunteers are ready to share information with their communities! Below are topics that are available to both internal AARP groups and community organizations, social groups, businesses, and educational entities. And these speakers are FREE! AARP speakers are available to groups of 20 or more and presentations are no more than 30 minutes in length, including Q&A. Typically, booklets, brochures, and other handouts are collateral to the presentations. Please allow four weeks advance notice should you wish …

Regional Volunteer Director Announced for Large Region

Posted on 02/9/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Since the design implementation of the Community, State and National Affairs (CSN), AARP Missouri is part of the Large Region group of states in the new structure. Missouri is joined by Arizona, Washington, Michigan, Indiana, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and New Jersey. Joyce LaValle has been selected to serve as the Regional Volunteer Director (RVD) of the Large Region. She has served on the AARP Washington Executive Council, and was a member of the Capitol Action Team in Olympia. She …

Volunteers Ready to Share Heart in Missouri Communities

Posted on 02/8/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

  Volunteers from across the state, which included “Speak Out!” speakers bureau volunteers, and the newly formed Action Council that supports advocacy issues and policy issues, met in Columbia February 6th and 7th. A possible snow blizzard in mid-Missouri – that fortunately didn’t occur – drew 34 volunteers who participated in the day and a half issues briefing and “Table Talk” conversations about bureau administration and planning for 2016. A separate breakout session was orchestrated for the Action Council where …

What’s Cooking with AARP in Springfield

Posted on 02/8/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

AARP is heating things up in Springfield – especially in the kitchen. “What’s Cooking with AARP in Springfield” is a series of free cooking classes that are held at the Springfield Hy-Vee store. During 2016, each month will feature a thematic cooking class. Participants will enjoy the meal they prepare at the end of the evening and that they can replicate at home later. From 6 – 8 p.m., a maximum of 25 AARP members and guests learn to prepare …

“BOLO” for Andrus Award Candidates

Posted on 02/8/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

It’s not too early to Be On the Look Out for that deserving volunteer to nominate for the 2016 Missouri AARP Andrus Award for Community Service. AARP is committed to volunteer service that can be traced back to the organization’s founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, whose motto was “to serve, not to be served.” The annual Andrus Award for Community Service is AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award. It recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talent and skills …

Selma – A Story of a Movement

Posted on 02/2/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

In recognition of Black History Month, AARP in St. Louis is offering a special opportunity for members and their guests. Join us for a free screening of “Selma”, a film that’s a chronicle of Martin Luther King’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. The free screening of “Selma” will take place on Saturday, February 27 at 1:00 pm at the Regal St. Louis Mills Stadium 18 in Hazelwood. Click …