Food Drive This Month Meets Persistent Need

Posted on 09/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Community | Events | Local Resources | Volunteering By Gil Klein When Susan Wilson collects groceries outside the Daleville Kroger in Botetourt County during this month’s AARP food drive, she knows who will benefit. Most people collecting food never see who gets it. But Wilson, who retired from General Electric in 1994, said she has friends and neighbors who desperately need this help. “I know five or six people who go to our food pantry,” said Wilson, 68, of Fincastle. “They need that food to survive. “Some of …

Join us on Sept 28th at the NVAN Annual Legislative Breakfast

Posted on 08/31/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Advocacy | Community | Events | Local Resources | Voters Join AARP Virginia at the Northern Virginia Aging Network (NVAN) 16th Annual Legislative Breakfast Monday, September 28, 2015 8:00 – 10:00 am Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks 11787 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway Fairfax, VA 22033 Keynote Speaker: Mark Herring, Attorney General of Virginia Mark Herring, 48th Attorney General of Virginia, launched his career in public service as a town attorney in Lovettsville, and has served on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and eight years in the Virginia Senate. He …

AARP Virginia Local Events

Posted on 08/31/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events Join AARP Virginia at one of our many local events AARP Virginia staff and volunteers work together in bringing you real possibilities to your community. We host informative workshops on how to modify your home for easy living, the ABCs of Aging and how you can make your voice heard in Washington. We also work in partnership with many community organizations to connect you to unique tools and programs to tackle issues that matter most to you and your family.Our events …

Sing with one of the Northern Virginia Encore Chorales this Fall

Posted on 08/31/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Community | Local Resources Encore invites you to join us for our Fall season of singing to be held at multiple locations in Northern Virginia.   Encore singers improve their voices, improve their health, meet new friends and enjoy a great new adventure singing challenging music in four parts in preparation to join other Encore Chorales for exciting community concerts. There are no auditions, new singers are welcome, and singers may be seated for rehearsals and performances. WHEN:                  Starting September 2015 for 15 weeks …

Leadership Fairfax Announces the fall 2015 Lifetime Leadership Program

Posted on 08/28/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Community | Volunteering Vienna, VA – Leadership Fairfax (LFI) is currently accepting applications for the fall 2015 Lifetime Leadership Program (LLP.)  This two month tuition based program is for the newly retired, or those close to retirement, that are seeking to utilize their knowledge and leadership to make significant contributions to the Fairfax County community.  It is based on the belief that people in the second half of life can offer a wealth of experience, talent, and vitality to community initiatives, while enriching …

Join AARP Virginia for a Dinner Group in Christiansburg!

Posted on 08/28/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Community | Events  Christiansburg_AARP has reserved the private room at Golden Corral for members and their guests to enjoy dinner with a $0.50 discount on their All-You-Care-to-Eat dinner buffet. Learn how AARP is making a difference in Christiansburg! A brief 15-minute presentation highlighting one of AARP’s many opportunities will be presented. No products or services will be sold at this event. Come as you are and leave as you wish anytime between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm on the evening of Tuesday, October …