Andrus Award for Community Service

AARP Andrus Award Winner Don Redfoot
Don Redfoot selected as recipient of AARP Andrus Award for Community Service
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On September 10, 2019, 12 outstanding Marylanders from communities across the state are being honored for their volunteer service by AARP Maryland at the Dunes Manor in Ocean City, Md. We are also joined by dozens of other amazing AARP Maryland volunteers!
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Congratulations to Richard Chevrefils, the recipient of AARP New Hampshire’s 2018 Andrus Award for Community Service. The Andrus Award is AARP’s most prestigious volunteer award that recognizes an individual 50 years or older who has made an impact in their community through volunteerism and inspiring others.
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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.
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AARP’s commitment to volunteer service began with our founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus. AARP continues to honor her legacy with the AARP Virginia Andrus Award for Community Service. This prestigious volunteer award recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talents, and skills to enrich their communities in ways that reflect AARP’s mission, vision, and commitment to volunteer service.
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Nona Penner of Yukon was honored, posthumously, for positively impacting the lives of others throughout her life. She was named the recipient of the 2017 AARP Oklahoma Andrus Award for Community Service, which is the highest honor presented by AARP, at a luncheon in Oklahoma City on November 14, 2017. Penner was one of six nominees.
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The following article is reprinted from a recent Bellingham At Home newsletter. BAH is a non-profit membership organization modeled on the many successful villages now operating across the country that empower older adults to stay active and engaged while living in their own homes and neighborhoods.  It is a program of the Whatcom Council on Aging.
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Clinton resident Donald Miller’s dedication to helping make life better for others was recognized as he was named the recipient of the 2016 AARP Oklahoma Andrus Award for Community Service. The award – the highest honor given by AARP – was presented at a luncheon held in Oklahoma City. Miller was one of four nominees for the honor.
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Joyce Nelson of Moss Point has been selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive the  2016 AARP Mississippi Andrus Award for Community Service -- the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service.
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Recognizing the energy and strength that volunteers give to its efforts, AARP Georgia is stepping up to help those who help their communities.
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