LaVerne Gilliam, from Shakopee, MN, has been selected to receive the 2020 AARP Minnesota Andrus Award for Community Service, the association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. AARP Minnesota selected Gilliam for her tireless volunteer work with multiple organizations in the community, including AARP, Second Harvest Heartland, the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging, Maplewood Nature Center, Minnesota Wildlife Refuge, and Bike MN.
There are several excuses Don Cushman of Thayne could use to avoid volunteering with Habitat for Humanity - he is nearly 60 miles away from a build site, he is 77 years old, and his knee doesn’t work quite like it used to.
The AARP Andrus Award for Community Service recipients are chosen for their volunteerism enhancing the lives of AARP members and prospective members, improving their communities, and inspiring others to volunteer.
From July to August, 15 Dallas-based AARP volunteers devoted their time to crafting an array of cards with messages of hope and encouragement for nursing home and assisted living residents.
AARP Maryland is honoring three exceptional Marylanders aged 50-plus for their volunteerism and commitment to service. The awards were formally presented October 8 before nearly 80 guests at a virtual ceremony.
AARP Texas Director Tina Tran was honored on October 2nd with the OCA National Asian Pacific American Corporate Achievement Award. The annual award recognizes an Asian American Pacific Islander employee who demonstrates commendable dedication to business success and their community.
Life-long volunteer Delores Wilson saw the pandemic's challenges as an opportunity to serve others, and her efforts earned her a finalist spot in AARP's nationwide "Show Your Love Volunteer Contest."
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