Founder of Pleasant Hill’s White Pony Express Receives AARP California's Most Prestigious Volunteer Award for Camp Fire Relief Efforts
In the immediate aftermath of the Butte County Camp Fire, Dr. Carol Weyland Conner, founder of White Pony Express (WPE), organized 182 volunteers to make 91 trips from Pleasant Hill to the disaster area, delivering 58,213 pounds of food and 1,833 articles of clothing to displaced community members. WPE is a nonprofit organization, headquartered in Pleasant Hill, CA, which provides free food and clothing to those in need.
Rozelia Harris has been selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive the 2019 AARP Alabama Andrus Award for Community Service – the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service.
St. Petersburg, Fla. –Annette Bellingar has been selected to receive the 2018 AARP Florida Andrus Award for Community Service -- AARP’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service.
ASHEVILLE – At a regional fraud prevention event held by elder advocates across the Mountain Region, AARP volunteer Betsy Cantrell was presented with the AARP Andrus Award for her outstanding contributions to improving the lives of adults as they age.
Every year AARP Idaho recognizes an outstanding volunteer in our state with The Andrus Award. The Andrus Award for Community Service honors volunteers who spark change and improve their communities one act at a time. The award honors the spirit of AARP’s founder, Ethel Percy Andrus, who started AARP when she found a retired educator in need.
Join AARP Iowa and Johnson County official in recognizing volunteer advocate Betty Kelly of Iowa City on Thursday, December 17, for receiving AARP Iowa's most prestigious state volunteer award for community service, the 2015 Andrus Award.
Aboard the Spirit Cruise of Washington along the Potomac with spectacular views of the Washington Monument and other landmarks, AARP launched its celebration of the 2014 Andrus Award for Community Service Recognition Luncheon on October 16, 2014. Romaine Thomas, longtime District of Columbia resident and educator was this year’s recipient. The award, which was presented to her by AARP DC State President Joe Williams, honors a volunteer who provides outstanding service, leadership and advocacy for those who are 50 plus. Ms. Thomas served six years as the first AARP DC State President and is currently Volunteer Chair of the D.C. Commission on Aging. She also is active on many community boards and lobbies Congress for seniors.
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