— FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 11, 2017                                                          CONTACT:  Michael Rowett 501-249-3841  mrowett@aarp.org LITTLE ROCK—Classie Green of Pine Bluff is the 2017 recipient of the Andrus State Award for Community Service, AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award. Green received the award on the second day of AARP Arkansas’ annual Volunteer Summit, held Tuesday and today in Little Rock. Also presented today was AARP Arkansas’ 2017 Distinguished Service Award, to Herman Satterfield of Russellville. The awards were presented by Charlie Wagener, AARP’s …

— AARP Arkansas honors volunteer leaders with 2015 awards HOT SPRINGS—Mary Dillard of Glen Rose is the 2015 recipient of the Andrus State Award for Community Service, AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award. Dillard, a past AARP Arkansas State President, received the award during AARP Arkansas’ 2015 Andrus Award and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, held Wednesday evening in Hot Springs. Also presented Wednesday was AARP Arkansas’ 2015 Distinguished Service Award, to AARP Arkansas Lead Volunteer for Advocacy Charlie Wagener, who lives …

—                         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 28, 2014                                                                                                      AARP Arkansas honors volunteer leaders with 2014 awards LITTLE ROCK—Leroy Williams of Helena-West Helena is the 2014 recipient of the Andrus State Award for Community Service, AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award. Williams received the award during AARP Arkansas’ 2014 Andrus Award and Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon, held today at  Moss Mountain Farm in Roland. Also presented today was AARP Arkansas’ 2014 …

— Jack Harris of Searcy, AARP Arkansas 2013 Andrus State Award for Community Service recipient and longtime AARP volunteer, is profiled in the Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013,  Three Rivers Edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Congratulations, Jack!  Here’s a link to the story: http://bit.ly/1fWeGdf            

— AARP Arkansas recognized volunteer leaders at the 2012 Andrus Award and Volunteer Appreciation Gala, held at the Crystal Bridges Museum of Modern American Art in Bentonville. See Also: Award Named for AARP Founder Approximately 130 volunteers and guests gathered at Crystal Bridges to recognize the 2012 Andrus Award recipient, the Distinguished Service Award winner, and seven nominees. Participants in the celebration included Harroll “Hop” Backus, AARP Executive Vice President, States & Communities; Jim Clemmons, South Central Regional Volunteer Director; Mary …