Walk with AARP at the 15 th Annual African American Male Wellness Walk on Saturday, August 11. Taking place in Livingston Park in Columbus, the event starts with free
AARP Ohio Recognizes BJ Blanchard's Dedication and Commitment to Community Service with its Most Prestigious Volunteer Award
BJ Blanchard was selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive the 2017 AARP Ohio Andrus Award for Community Service -- the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service.
As members of the the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, Cleveland and Columbus are addressing environmental, economic and social factors that affect the health and well-being of older adults.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – AARP volunteers are meeting with legislators and working in communities throughout Ohio as a driving force for social change that enhances the lives of 50-plus Ohioans through advocacy, outreach, information and volunteer service.
With hearings resuming this week in Columbus, AARP is urging the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to reject a proposed settlement with FirstEnergy that would grant the electric company an unprecedented $3.1 billion bailout.
AARP members and guests enjoyed a free screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Saturday in Wilder, a Cincinnati suburb in northern Kentucky, and on Monday night in Akron. Members and their guests in Columbus will gather this evening at the cinema to see the Star Wars sequel starring Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher.
AARP Ohio earlier testified against the subsidy proposed by American Electric Power (AEP), which the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) soundly rejected in February, and remains opposed to granting AEP a surcharge that will cost consumers an estimated $2 billion to bail out an aging coal plant, according to Trey Addison, who leads work on state utilities issues for AARP Ohio. He notes:
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