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AARP Connecticut invites you to join us for free virtual events at two of our state’s top destinations, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo and Mystic Aquarium. Throughout the month of October, join us for eight free webinars – four from each location – to hear interesting stories and learn more about animal health, wellness, enrichment, and research.
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Today, AARP announced three Connecticut entities will receive 2020 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest number of grantees to date with more than $2.4 million awarded among 184 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement “quick-action” projects to create more livable communities across all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Andrus Award
AARP Connecticut will donate $3000 on behalf of the Andrus Award recipient to an eligible non-profit organization of their choosingNomination deadline is August 1
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Art programs, walkways, outdoor movie nights link the generations
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We’re writing with an important message to let you know that we have canceled our external events until further notice. While convening events is a core part of our mission, we have changed our approach in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
AARPWY Event
While convening and supporting events is a core part of AARP’s mission, we have changed our approach in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and canceled/postponed events managed by AARP. We are also closely monitoring postponing or suspending our involvement and participation of public events managed by outside organizations.
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By Lily Samuels, Greater Hartford Director of Read to a Child
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By Michelle Puzzo, President, UR Community Cares, Inc.
AARP community challenge
The program funds quick-action projects that help make communities better for all ages; Application Deadline is April 1, 2020
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