Volunteering with AARP can be fun and rewarding, but it’s even more fulfilling when volunteers come together and make an impact as a team. Meet our featured volunteers and college sweethearts, Ronald and Elouise McLaughlin.
Are you eager to help your community? Do you want to meet new people? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should consider volunteering with AARP Mississippi. Being a volunteer is a fulfilling experience that allows you to give back to your community in a meaningful way. All that is required is a genuine interest in helping the community by donating your time and skills, said Associate State Director for Community Outreach Ivory Craig.
Do you know an inspiring volunteer age 50+ who is using his or her skills and experience to make a positive impact in their community? AARP Mississippi is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 AARP Mississippi Andrus Award for Community Service -- AARP’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service.
About 40 Tupelo residents, including two City Council people and Mississippi Department of Transportation staff, discussed the benefits that a community transportation system would bring to the city. They discussed how community transportation would increase commerce by moving people to jobs and shopping areas.
AARP Mississippi recently conducted an Active Living Workshop in Clarksdale to engage residents in a conversation about making the city more livable. AARP brought in Dan Burden, nationally renowned civic innovator, to facilitate the conversation and assess the city’s walkability during a tour.
AARP Mississippi works with volunteers throughout the state on issues that are important to members and the 50+ population. On the federal level, those issues include Medicare and Social Security.
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