Livable Communities

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Montgomery, Ala. — The 100 Alabama Miles Challenge and its partners will kick off the 2022 season of the 100 Alabama Miles Challenge on March 26.
Walking
The Alabama State Walking College is a 6-month, distance-learning fellowship program for walkable/livable community advocates, sponsored by AARP Alabama and America Walks.
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Recently, River Region Trails was awarded an AARP Community Challenge Grant to help pay for a pop-up trail in the Cloverdale neighborhood in Montgomery. Now they are looking for volunteers to help bring the pop-up trail to life.
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The AARP Community Challenge program awarded three quick-action grants for projects designed to make localities in the state more livable for residents of all ages:
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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.
Vote
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
Strides
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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