Livable Communities

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AARP is encouraging individuals and communities to explore ways to make their areas better places to live for residents of all ages.
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AARP Community Challenge Grant applications are currently being accepted through Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 7:00 p.m. CT.
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Five municipalities received 2020 AARP Community Challenge grants, and AARP South Dakota funded three more projects.
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Five South Dakota organizations received grants from AARP as part of a record-breaking year the nationwide Community Challenge Grant program.
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Milbank, a town of more than 3,000 residents in the northeastern region, has joined Sioux Falls as the second municipality in South Dakota to become a part of AARP’s Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities.
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AARP volunteers from across the state will gather in Sioux Falls on Wednesday, Sept. 11, to help make South Dakota communities more livable for residents of all ages.
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Local communities receive money to complete quick action community projects.
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South Dakotans age 50-plus will make their voices heard on issues important to them during AARP’s annual day at the capitol.
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Communities across South Dakota are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages.
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Hail, wind, fire and tornadoes can make the summer months a dangerous time to live in South Dakota. Unfortunately for many of us, when it comes to natural disasters it may not be a matter of ‘if’ but ‘when’.
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