— Exploring the possibility of turning your hobby into a business? Join AARP New Hampshire, Small Business Administration, and SCORE  and find out how! Industry leaders will walk you through the steps to think about if you’re interested in making your hobby a business, including: Is your product or service marketable? How do you move beyond a fun pastime to a serious endeavor? What are the critical steps in building your business? Which on-line presence is best for you? This free, …

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— Twenty-eight activists have been chosen as members of New Hampshire Senior Leadership, a collaboration among AARP New Hampshire, Center on Aging and Community Living at UNH, and Dartmouth Centers for Health and Aging.  Now in its seventh year, the program is designed to build a state-wide corps of volunteers interested in advocating for people as they age. “New Hampshire is aging and with an increasingly older population come individual and community needs such as retirement security, long-term care, caregiving, transportation, …

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— The following information on the deadline to change party affiliation is being shared, with permission, from a May 16 news release from Attorney General Gordon MacDonald and Secretary of State William Gardner. Secretary of State William M. Gardner and Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald remind voters that June 5, 2018 is the deadline for a voter to change party affiliation or to become unaffiliated with a party for voting in the September 11, 2018 State Primary Election. Generally, voters are …

— Who doesn’t like ice cream?  Especially when it’s free! That’s what’s happening at AARP New Hampshire’s upcoming Ice Cream Nights, when AARP members and one guest can enjoy a free small ice cream, on us. You’ll find us at The Beach Plum – in North Hampton on June 28, Portsmouth on July 19, and Epping on August 29.  Here are the details.  (Sorry, but we will strictly adhere to the hours listed below.)   Thursday, June 28, 2018 3:00 to …

— It’s a one-of-a-kind event to give you a “taste” of the various volunteer opportunities at AARP New Hampshire.  Join us on June 14 at Grill 28 in Portsmouth for Snack, Sample and Serve. Snack on a variety of tasty food; Sample the assortment of volunteer opportunities available at AARP New Hampshire; and Serve your community. If you’re interested in finding out what AARP has to offer, you might want to sign up for our upcoming Snack, Sample and Serve event. …

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— AARP New Hampshire is now accepting nominations for our 2018 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Granite Staters who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.  The Andrus Award is AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award. “AARP New Hampshire is excited to shine a light on the 50+ in our state who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them,” said …

— Oh, what a resource we have in Concord:  31 trails covering 81 miles.    And at our April 21 Intro to Concord Trails presentation by Sam Durfee , we found out you are hungry for more.  So that’s what you’re going to get! On Saturday, June 9 at 10:00 am, City of Concord Trails Committee volunteers are going to lead two hikes – one beginner hike and one moderate hike.  There is a limit of 20 participants per hike, so …

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— AARP just launched “Be The Difference. Vote™,” a comprehensive voter engagement campaign to support Americans age 50-plus as they vote in the 2018 midterm elections. The campaign will provide information on where politicians stand on the issues and help these decisive voters hold politicians accountable for their positions this November. AARP’s effort will seek to get the largest possible turnout of 50-plus voters at the polls in the general election in November. It will also work to ensure issues of …

— Who doesn’t like ice cream?  Especially when it’s free! That’s what’s happening at AARP New Hampshire’s upcoming Ice Cream Nights, when AARP members and one guest can enjoy a free small ice cream, on us. You’ll find us at local ice cream shops in Manchester and surrounding communities in June, July, August and September – from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.   (No early birds, please.) Here’s where we’ll be: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Cremeland Drive-In; 250 Valley Street; Manchester Directions …

— Who doesn’t like ice cream?  Especially when it’s free! That’s what’s happening at AARP New Hampshire’s upcoming Ice Cream Nights, when AARP members and one guest can enjoy a free small ice cream, on us. You’ll find us at local ice cream shops in Concord and surrounding communities in June, July and August, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  (No early birds, please.) Here’s where you’ll find AARP and your free ice cream: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Arnie’s Place; 164 …

— Ever dream of turning your hobby into a profitable business? You’re not alone. “As boomers live longer, many are seeking ways to earn extra money by turning favorite pastimes into second careers,” said Jamie Bulen, AARP state communications director. For the fourth year, AARP New Hampshire, the Small Business Administration and SCORE are cosponsoring Make Your Hobby a Business workshops. Experts will explain how to tell if your product or service is marketable—and how to build a business and promote …