Jodie Spears

AARP PA Holiday Scam
This time of year brings plenty of holiday cheer. Unfortunately, you can also count on plenty of holiday cheats. So how can you avoid holiday scams? AARP Arkansas is partnering with the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office to provide an informative webinar that includes ways to combat holiday fraud.
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AARP Arkansas is hosting two important Lunch and Learns regarding utility rates: one in Northwest Arkansas and another in Little Rock.
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ACT 633, regarding Voter ID, requires a voter in Arkansas to “verify his or her voter registration” before casting a ballot.  That means you’ll have to show some form of identification when you head to the polls.
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The documentary film Hot Coffee explores the famous McDonald's hot coffee case and presents a side of the case you may not be familiar with.  Filmmaker and public interest lawyer Susan Saladoff uses the legal battle that began with a spilled cup of coffee to investigate what's behind America's zeal for tort “reform.”
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Join AARP Arkansas on Thursday, April 26 for Beautiful – The Carole King Musical at Baum Walker Hall at the Walton Arts Center.  AARP members will get 10% off of tickets, which range in price from $53 - $103 for that night only.
Operation Stop Scams
Every 2 seconds someone’s identity is stolen.  To help consumers protect themselves from identify theft, AARP Arkansas will host two FREE Fraud Watch Network shredding events in May.  See event details and registration information below.
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The Arkansas Legislative Session wrapped up its work in March with two important issues regarding health care.  One, Arkansas Works,  a program that uses federal funds to help low-income people buy health insurance on the private market, was approved with an appropriation to continue funding the program.  Arkansas Works provides insurance coverage to over 250,000 low income Arkansans.
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Many AARP members are currently serving or have served in the military. We value the freedom and rights secured by these brave individuals and their families. Their service and sacrifices will never be forgotten. That’s why AARP Arkansas is working to find ways to recognize them and thank them for their contributions.
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AARP works in communities across the state to ensure that Arkansans have choice, control, and independence through every stage of their lives. We invite you to learn more about what we are doing in the Little Rock area and how you can get involved at a volunteer informational event on Thursday, May 3. 
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The AARP Community Challenge “quick-action” grant program, which is now accepting applications for 2018, is designed to spark change and improve the quality of life for people of all ages in communities nationwide. We know that great communities take a long time to build and sustain. But we also believe that quick actions can be the catalyst for long-term progress. These grants provide localities and nonprofits the chance to fund innovative projects that can inspire change in transportation, open spaces, housing and other area, thereby improving communities.
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