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AARP Idaho Recognizes Outstanding Volunteer, Fred Turner

Fred Turner has been an active AARP Idaho volunteer for nearly ten years.  Since commencing his volunteer service for AARP in 2006, Fred has served as co-chair for the Capitol City Task Force, the


AARP state advocacy group, and he has served three consecutive two-year terms on the AARP Idaho Executive Council (since January, 2010).    For the past six years, Fred has volunteered as a Senior Health Insurance Medicare Advisor, which he continues to do from our Boise office every Tuesday morning.

Prior to retirement, Fred worked a technical trainer and director of Human Resources for Western States Equipment. A graduate of Montana State University, Fred was also a teacher and administrator in higher education.  As a charter member of the Treasure Valley Society of Training and Development, Fred has served as a high school and college football official.  Fred is an avid Boise State University sports fan, and since retirement, he enjoys golfing, fishing, and traveling.  He is a University of Idaho Master Gardener and has also volunteered for the State Department of Parks and Recreation, taught CPR & First Aid and judges high school academic decathlon competitions.

AARP Idaho thanks Fred for his years of dedication to volunteer work. Congratulations Fred!

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