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AARP Mississippi is happy to announce our Scholar Athletes of the Week every Friday this fall. We partnered with Super Talk Mississippi to seek nominations for outstanding students who excel in sports and academics. The response was overwhelming!
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AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2018 Mississippi Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Mississippians who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.
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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.
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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.
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Gwendolyn Spencer Prater, Ph.D. of Madison has been appointed as the new State President of AARP Mississippi. State President is AARP’s highest volunteer position in Mississippi, representing 285,000 AARP members in the state. In partnership with the State Director, volunteers and staff, the State President helps the organization achieve its vision, mission and strategic priorities.
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Are you a leader who is driven by helping others? AARP Mississippi is looking for a State President, the organization's highest volunteer position. The State President works closely with the State Director, volunteers and staff as they help the 50-plus population live their best lives. Everyday we seek to demonstrate the motto of our founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus: To serve, not to be served.
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“You will never “find” time for anything. If you want time you must make it.” – Charles Buxton
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(Ridgeland, MS) — The city of Gulfport has won the AARP Community Challenge, which aims to create change and improve quality of life at the community level. Gulfport won for its proposal to develop a Bark Park. Each winning project throughout the nation was partially or fully funded through the AARP Community Challenge grant and is set to be completed by November 1, 2017.
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AARP Mississippi is sponsoring Museum After Hours this month at the Mississippi Museum of Art. We invite you to join us at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 17 at the museum, located at 380 South Lamar Street in Jackson. This month’s theme is “Homeward Bound.”
“AARP believes that volunteer service is a unique and valuable contribution which benefits both the volunteer and society…”
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