— AARP Georgia is hosting Community Voices for Community Choices on Saturday, June 16, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at the Eastview Community Center of Augusta Recreation and Parks at 644 Aiken Street in Augusta.  The event is designed to be a conversation focused on your thoughts on how we can make Augusta an even better place to live. Community Voices for Community Choices is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is required. Need more information? Please call 1-877-926-8300.

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— En español | As a member of the military or veteran, you are eligible for several education and career-training benefits that you may use to pursue a degree or certificate yourself or pass along to members of your family. Education and Employment Programs Post-9/11 GI Bill: Available to active duty personnel and veterans who served after Sept. 10, 2001, this bill provides up to 36 months of postsecondary-education benefits. You can use these benefits to pay for tuition and fees, books and supplies of …

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— During Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, AARP is celebrating unsung heroes. AARP proudly announces a call for nominations for its 3rd annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Hero Awards to acknowledge the extraordinary staff and volunteers of nonprofit organizations that serve AAPIs age 50-plus. AARP is seeking nominees who are important contributors to their organizations, who make a difference and whose stories inspire others to do more in their communities. Nominations may be submitted now until May 31. “We are proud …

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— The annual Andrus Award for Community Service is AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award. It recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talent and skills to enrich their communities in ways that are consistent with AARP’s purpose, vision, and commitment to volunteer service, and that inspire others to volunteer. Only one volunteer per state (or couple performing service together) can receive the Award. The nomination deadline is June 1, 2018. For more information, go to AARP.org/Andrus Good luck!

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— AARP has long been recognized as a powerful national organization, but our continued success depends on being relevant and responsive to local communities. Learn about the 2018 initiative to expand our reach and capacity in cities, towns and neighborhoods across the country – an effort in which volunteers will play a key role.  Joining AARP’s top executive Nancy LeaMond to discuss this “National to Nationwide” transition will be a fellow volunteer, AARP South Dakota State President, Jill Tyler.  As always, …

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— AARP is excited to bring its Block Party, a traveling exhibit that engages attendees with interactive experiences, back to the Atlanta Dogwood Festival at Piedmont Park this April. In addition to six interactive features, including augmented reality, an interactive photo booth and a prize wheel, AARP is making a $5,000 charitable donation to the True Colors Theatre Company. True Colors was selected because of the work highlighting caregiving in their collaboration with AARP Georgia. WHAT: AARP Block Party will offer six …