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Brenda Siler

July-August 2016 Issue
For a second consecutive year, AARP DC was a sponsor for the 2016 Citi Open®. The nine-day event (July 16-24) took place at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center. The free tennis clinic conducted by acclaimed tennis coach Wayne Bryan, was offered by the DC State Office. Bryan is the father of the Bryan brothers, the number two Men's Doubles champs.
Citi Open® is almost here with top players John Isner, Juan Martin Del Potro, Tomas Berdych, Caroline Wozniaki, Samantha Stosur and Sloan Stephens, the 2015 Citi Open Women's winner. From July 16-24, Citi Open, one of the premiere tennis events, takes place at t he Rock Creek Park Tennis Center in Washington, DC. Access AARP-discounted Citi Open tickets through by clicking the discount code: DCTennis. The AARP DC Citi Open discount ticket code can also be used by non-AARP members. The discount code is usable for matches that are played only on Saturday, July 16 through Thursday, July 21.
AARP DC is now accepting nominations for its 2016 District of Columbia Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Washingtonians who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.
AARP District of Columbia is recruiting for several volunteer opportunities. Looking for an ongoing volunteer experience or a one-time-ONLY activity to put on your schedule? Then check out the list below that can be shaped to suit your schedule. Adults of any age can volunteer with AARP. Please see the volunteer opportunities below. There is a contact person provided for each opportunity.
AARP is committed to serving everyone 50+ including those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) and their families. March with AARP employees and volunteers in the Capital PRIDE Parade on Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. By signing up through the link below, you will receive information on where to assemble. Arrive early and help to decorate the AARP trailer. The parade route will be 1.5 miles through the Dupont Circle area of the District.
Learn how to not be a victim of fraud at a May 26th Fraud Awareness Forum in Ward 7 at the Washington Senior Wellness Center. The event, which is organized by AARP's Legal Counsel for the Elderly (LCE), also includes a drive-through FREE shredding of your documents. AARP DC is one of the event partners along with LCE's Senior Medicare Patrol, and AARP's Fraud Watch Network. Presenting Corporate Sponsor is City First Bank of DC. Presenting Media Sponsors are ABC7 and News Channel 8. #AARPCapRegion
AARP presents CAREversations: A FREE and Fun Event for Family Caregivers. These DC events are engaging, interactive sessions to explore the needs of caregivers sharing tips and tools. At CAREversations, attendees will learn how to build caregiver support networks, tips to care for yourself and where to find local resources. Seats are limited to the first 40 RSVPs. #iHeartCaregivers
AARP DC volunteers were excited to learn that Mayor Muriel Bowser signed into law the Caregiver Advise, Record and Enable (CARE) Act of 2015.
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