— AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Georgia for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!

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— Hi All, Please see Good Work News, August Edition! For more information about other happenings in Georgia, please check us out at www.Facebook.com/AARPGEORGIA! Good Work News September Edition August 2018 FINAL

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— From the AJC.com State of Emergency declared for 92 counties! Hurricane Michael was officially upgraded to a Category 3 system Tuesday afternoon, hours after a state of emergency was declared for 92 Georgia counties that could experience hurricane-force winds and life-threatening flash flooding over the next several days. With the Category 3 designation by the National Hurricane Center, Michael became a “major hurricane” with winds of 120 mph and an expected Wednesday landfall. Click here for more information and please …

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— “This is one of the most consequential elections of our lifetime,” political scholar Norman Ornstein recently told AARP editors about the 2018 midterm elections, and we wholeheartedly agree. There’s the sheer scope of what we’re voting for. (See pages 9 and 10 for an accounting.) But it’s also the timing. We are at a moment in which important decisions need to be made on many matters key to the lives of older Americans. Read more here … BUL_Voter_Engagement_CoverStory

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— Learn how to become an AARP volunteer while trying a new wine! Bring your neighbors, friends and colleagues to learn about what AARP Georgia is doing and how you can get involved to make a difference in your community. Seating is limited so register today using the link below. For more information, contact Don Fears at dfears@aarp.org. Register here!

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— AARP Georgia will hold a nonpartisan Voter Engagement training to describe “Be the Difference. Vote” campaign and the many opportunities for your participation. The training will take place on AARP Georgia’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/AARPGeorgia/) via Facebook Live. If you are not a Facebook user and/or you will not have access to the internet, you can join by phone to hear the presentation. We will send a copy of the PowerPoint following the discussion. Voter Engagement Training https://www.facebook.com/AARPGeorgia/  or call 1-866-215-3402 passcode: …

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— Following the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) new rule proposal intended to help consumers get investment advice in their best interest, AARP today previewed upcoming testimony for a SEC Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) meeting later this week in Atlanta, Ga.  On behalf of its 38 million members and all hard-working Americans saving for their retirements, AARP will continue efforts to ensure consumers have access to advice in their best interest, as the SEC also begins a series of regional town hall meetings …

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— As a valued member of AARP’s volunteer team, you are invited to stay in the know about key federal advocacy issues, including the status of the President’s plan for prescription drugs, through our upcoming conference call for volunteers. Participants will also be able to ask questions of Eric Schneidewind as he share reflections on his term as AARP’s National Volunteer President.  This is your chance to hear about his journey to being AARP’s top volunteer and his sense of the …