Discount Tickets for 5 Brewers Games

Posted on 05/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Community | Events AARP Wisconsin is headed to Miller Park again this season, where AARP members can get 50 percent off select tickets to five Milwaukee Brewers home games—on May 27, June 23, July 22, Aug. 17 and Sept. 1. AARP staff and volunteers will attend all five games to distribute free information about AARP issues and advocacy. Anyone who drops by the booth can get a fan, and those who show an AARP membership card will receive a gift. To order discount …

Join the AARP Milwaukee Community Outreach Team

Posted on 04/27/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Events | Volunteering Are you looking for that special “something” that allows you to give back to your community? Many AARP members in Milwaukee and across Wisconsin volunteer in AARP programs to improve the lives of their families and neighbors. We invite you to learn more about what volunteers are doing in Milwaukee and to lend your talents, interests and passion as a member the AARP Milwaukee Community Outreach Team. AARP Milwaukee Community Outreach Team members will: Represent AARP at resource tables at …

Make Financial Advisors Accountable for Advice

Posted on 04/22/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Advocacy In today’s world it’s hard enough to save for retirement and plan for your future. We don’t need to make this process even more difficult by allowing some on Wall Street to take advantage of hard-working Americans. Bad financial advice is just wrong, and we are determined to put a stop to it. That’s why President Barack Obama recently joined AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins and members of the Save Our Retirement coalition to announce that a major step has …

Status of Critical State Budget Issues

Posted on 04/15/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Advocacy Our red-shirted AARP Wisconsin volunteer advocates made a huge impact at all four of the Joint Finance Committee’s state budget hearings across state last month. Our team was front and center, two rows deep, and among the first to testify at all four hearings. Our constant drumbeat of AARP member and volunteer emails, calls and visits with legislators since those hearings could result in changes to the governor’s proposed state budget that we’ve been calling for all along. We are …

Upcoming Events in the Milwaukee Area

Posted on 04/14/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Community | Events | Local Resources Great things are happening in the Milwaukee area. AARP is proud to be part of it. Join us! ______________________________________________________________________________________ Connect with AARP at Local Resource Fairs Stop by our AARP Wisconsin table to hear what AARP is doing in your community and show us your AARP membership card to receive a free gift.  Wednesday, May 6 10:00 a.m. to Noon Luther Manor Health & Wellness Fair – 4545 N 92 Street, Wauwatosa Thursday, May 7 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 50+ …

Know a Volunteer Who Deserves Recognition?

Posted on 04/13/2015 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Volunteering  AARP Wisconsin is seeking nominations for our 2015 AARP State Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors individuals who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives in their communities. “Volunteerism is clearly a new way of looking at retirement for older Americans. Many are finding that they want to remain active and involved and that volunteerism fulfills this need and the desire to help others,” said Sam Wilson, AARP Wisconsin State Director. “Through this recognition, AARP …