Want to start a business? SBA offers workshops

Posted on 06/29/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Money & Work AARP is teaming up with the Small Business Administration (SBA) in Cleveland to provide two programs in late July that allow you to explore entrepreneurship as a second-stage career. New research has found that one in four Americans between the ages of 44 and 70 are interested in starting their own business or nonprofit venture over the next five to 10 years. Nearly half of these aspiring entrepreneurs reported a desire to be “Encore Entrepreneurs.” Many Encore Entrepreneurs have certain …

Meet fellow members over a beer in Marietta

Posted on 06/29/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events Mingle with fellow AARP members while you enjoy a free sampling of locally brewed craft beer and appetizers on the evening of Tuesday, July 14, at the Marietta Brewing Company, located in the heart of historic downtown Marietta at 167 Front St, Marietta, OH 45750. Marietta Brewing Company was this town’s longest-lasting brewery until 1919 when Prohibition arrived. Today the original brewery is a brewpub, situated near the confluence of the Ohio and Muskingum Rivers, where copper-plated brew kettles welcome …

Learn to beat scammers at their own game

Posted on 06/23/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Community | Fraud Learn how to protect yourself and your family from fraud, scams and identity theft during an AARP Fraud Watch Network workshop at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, at Henderson Memorial Public Library, 54 E. Jefferson St., Jefferson, Ohio 44047. Scammers are developing new techniques all the time, making it easier than ever to get taken on the phone and online by thieves who trick you into believing their lies. During this presentation by AARP volunteer Jim Crawford you will …

Ohio AG & AARP team up to fight fraud

Posted on 06/19/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Fraud | Local Resources AARP Ohio and Attorney General Mike DeWine are working together to protect Ohioans of all ages from fraud, scams and ID theft. Watch this quick video featuring Ohio’s attorney general to learn more:   Community organizations can arrange to have an AARP Fraud Watch Network presentation for their group by contacting the AARP Ohio office at ohvolunteers@aarp.org or calling toll free 1-866-389-5653.

Witness history in action at Sauder Village

Posted on 06/15/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Events Experience the history of settling Ohio when costumed guides lead AARP members on an exclusive and free tour at Historic Sauder Village in Archbold. You will learn how Ohio families lived more than 100 years ago and witness craftsmen blending skill and creativity in glass, metals, fabric, wood and clay. Wear comfortable shoes to walk throughout the village and learn about life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Members are invited to bring grandchildren, other family members and …

Learn to beat online fraud in hands-on workshop

Posted on 06/10/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Fraud | Local Resources | Technology Learn the latest about how to protect yourself and your family online at Fraud Watch Network workshops AARP is sponsoring this summer at the Microsoft Store at Beachwood Place, 26300 Cedar Road, Space 1410, Beachwood, OH 44122. AARP Fraud Watch Network is sponsoring morning trainings this summer and evening trainings in the fall to help you develop the skills and gather the information you need to stay safe when you go online and use the web to connect with friends …