Livable Communities

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AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins opened an AARP sponsored outdoor fitness park at Mobile’s James Seals Jr. Park & Community Center, the thirteenth such park to open in the United States and the only one planned in Alabama.
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How can you make Montgomery an even better place to live, work, and play? By voting for the next Mayor of Montgomery in the General Election on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Visit this page for all the information you need before you head to the polls.
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The grant will be used to activate alleyway surrounding the existing 90-foot historic mural with entertainment space, benches, green space, lighting, and movable furniture
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Join AARP Alabama for a new walking program at Railroad Park (1600 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233). Jerri Haslem will lead the pack as we walk our way to better health. The group meets at the pavilion, Monday and Tuesday evenings at 6:00 PM and Thursday morning at 6:00 AM.
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AARP is now accepting applications for the 2019 Community Challenge grant program to fund “quick-action” projects that spark change in local communities. The grant program, which is now in its third year, is part of AARP’s nationwide Livable Communities initiative, which aims to make communities great places to live for everyone.
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Two communities in the state have won AARP Community Challenge grants that will help pedestrians, bicyclists and those who enjoy parks.
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Mobile, AL – AARP Alabama, with its more than 430,000 members, announces the appointment of Dorothy Dorton, MS CTRS, to the position of Associate State Director for Community Outreach. Dorton, a Mobile native, will provide outreach and support for AARP programs and initiatives in Mobile and parts of lower Alabama, working with volunteers and maintaining AARP’s relationships with residents and community leaders in that part of the state.
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Bicycling is a great way to get exercise and to see a city. Zyp BikeShare makes that even more appealing in Birmingham by offering a discount to AARP members.
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