Brush with Greatness in Louisville

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-06-21T00:21:37+00:00">June 21, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-06-21T00:58:36+00:00">June 21, 2018</time> by AARP Kentucky

“Meet, Drink, and Paint Happy” – Join the First AARP Paint Party in Louisville Channel your inner artist and discover how to Brush with Greatness at our 1st Paint Party in Louisville. All you need to bring is friends and your creativity. It’s an afternoon of fun, food and creating that first masterpiece.  Join other aspiring artists for painting with a purpose. And you will learn from a world-class local artist who’s an AARP volunteer! Who:       Open to …

About AARP Kentucky

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-23T19:55:00+00:00">May 23, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-24T00:13:25+00:00">May 24, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/kentucky/">Kentucky</a></span></div></section> </div>

Contact AARP Kentucky AARP Kentucky’s office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST.  Please contact us via email at kyaarp@aarp.org or toll-free 1-866-295-7275. We are located in east Jefferson County at 10401 Linn Station Road, Suite 121 in Louisville, Kentucky 40223. Stay up to date on news important to Kentuckians 50-plus. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Questions about our social media sites or website? Please contact: Associate State Director, Scott Wegenast toll-free 1-866-295-7275 …

Celebrating Faith Driven Service to Others

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-23T12:20:00+00:00">May 23, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-24T11:09:22+00:00">May 24, 2018</time> by AARP Kentucky

AARP Kentucky Announces Annual Real Possibilities Faith Award Nominees Local volunteers service within their faith community are making a difference in Louisville – everyday. In 2017, AARP Kentucky launched its Real Possibilities Faith Award as one way to recognize long-serving volunteer members of Louisville’s faith communities who are often “unsung heroes” who deserve extra recognition. The 2018 Real Possibilities Faith Award winning nominees and the top winners in each category will be honored at a community celebration Thursday, June 7 at …

Annual Essay Contest Celebrates Grandparents

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-10T01:17:25+00:00">May 10, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-10T15:45:49+00:00">May 10, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/kentucky/">Kentucky</a></span></div></section> </div>

Statewide 5th Grade Essay Contest Celebrates Grandparents Shane Ritter at Old Mill Elementary in Mt. Washington earned top honors in the 2017-18 Grandparent of the Year essay contest sponsored by Kentucky Retired Teachers Association (KRTA) and AARP Kentucky. Shane and his grandmother, Kathryn Thompson, received their awards at the 17th Annual “AARP Kentucky Grandparent of the Year” ceremony at the KRTA Annual Convention in Louisville. The Old Mill Elementary School (Mt. Washington) student’s grandmother was the subject of his winning …

Nominate a Community Volunteer for AARP Andrus Award 2018

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-01T15:30:26+00:00">May 1, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-01T15:48:02+00:00">May 1, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/kentucky/">Kentucky</a></span></div></section> </div>

Make Time to Nominate an Outstanding Volunteer for the 2018 Andrus Award for Community Service AARP Kentucky is seeking nominations for our 2018  Andrus Award for Community Service – AARP’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. The Andrus Award recognizes outstanding Kentuckians age 50-plus who are making a powerful difference in their communities in ways consistent with the AARP mission, vision, and commitment to volunteer service and are inspiring others to volunteer. Nominations are open until June …

Celebrating Fair Housing in Lexington

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-04-30T16:31:08+00:00">April 30, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-04-30T16:33:15+00:00">April 30, 2018</time> by AARP Kentucky

Fair Housing Act Celebrates 50th Anniversary in Lexington Lexington housing advocates hosted a 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act Celebration.  As a Bronze Sponsor, AARP Lexington volunteers had the opportunity to meet and discuss age-friendly/livable and housing community issues with local activists and leaders. The keynote address was delivered by Anna Maria Farías Assistant Secretary, Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, in the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Executive Council Member Merrylyn Moran Smith joined with other local …

Faith Award Nominations Now Open

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-04-20T11:06:00+00:00">April 20, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-04-26T08:53:06+00:00">April 26, 2018</time> by AARP Kentucky

2018 AARP Real Possibilities Faith Awards Nominations for our 2018 AARP Real Possibilities Faith Awards are now open! Know someone in your faith community who is an unsung hero? Someone who’s always helping out? AARP Kentucky wants to honor them at the 2nd Annual Real Possibilities Faith Awards. Nominations open from April 1 to May 1, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Nominate that special volunteer from your organization online for the AARP Real Possibilities Faith Award, today: http://spr.ly/6188DZI0G. Each nominee will …

New Writers’ Workshop – In Your Own Write

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-04-19T10:34:18+00:00">April 19, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-04-19T11:03:39+00:00">April 19, 2018</time> by AARP Kentucky

In Your Own Write If you have ever thought about writing your own book, this free writers’ workshop in Louisville is for you!  And maybe it’s time to put that family caregiving story into writing. Join our distinguished panel of published authors from Hydra Publications who will discuss their influences and their writing process.  They’ll also share real-life tips on how you can start writing your very own Great American Novel! Who: Open to Public What: Free Writers’ Workshop Where: …

Protect Kentucky Retirees’ Financial Security in General Assembly

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-04-13T10:24:35+00:00">April 13, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-04-18T13:00:32+00:00">April 18, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/kentucky/">Kentucky</a></span></div></section> </div>

Kentucky Retirees Pay More State Taxes in 2019 In the final hours of Kentucky’s 2018 General Assembly, AARP Kentucky is urging lawmakers to hear the voices of Kentuckians and take action to protect retirees. The state office is calling on the General Assembly and Governor Bevin to reject any tax increase on retirement income and restore deductions for medical expenses. AARP Kentucky released a statement calling on the General Assembly and Governor Bevin to reject any changes to the state’s …

Senator Carroll Honored for Family Caregivers Act

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-03-08T16:35:34+00:00">March 8, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-03-08T16:48:03+00:00">March 8, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/kentucky/">Kentucky</a></span></div></section> </div>

Executive Council Member Dr. Merrylyn Moran Smith delivers honors to state Senator Danny Carroll in Frankfort. Senator Danny Carroll (Paducah) received recognition for his leadership and support for Kentucky’s Family Caregivers in the Kentucky General Assembly.  AARP Kentucky presented Senator Carroll with the “AARP Kentucky Family Caregivers Act” Award to recognize his support and commitment to Kentucky’s 650,000 family caregivers and their loved ones. AARP Kentucky’s newest Executive Council Member Dr. Merrylyn Moran Smith presented Senator Carroll (Paducah) with his …