During the 2014-15 school year, AARP New Hampshire and New Hampshire Institute of Politics and Political Library sponsored a 100 th Anniversary Essay Contest for public and private high school students enrolled in civics, government or politics courses.
The New Hampshire Institute of Politics & Political Library at Saint Anselm College and AARP New Hampshire are pleased to sponsor the New Hampshire Primary 100 th Anniversary Essay Contest. The essay contest will be open to all students enrolled in civics, U.S. Government, or politics courses in grades 9 –12 at both public and private schools throughout New Hampshire.
Have you dreamed of running a ½ marathon, but don’t know how to start? Are you a creative writer and willing to share your experience? Then check out our Life Reimagined ½ Marathon Contest! Enter and win the chance to have your entrance fee paid for the Colfax ½ Marathon! * Winner will receive an entrance to the Colfax ½ marathon, a one on one session and have a personalized gait analysis with UberSense and unlimited email access to a running coach February 9, 2015 to Race Day. The winner will be invited to weekly run groups with coaches for 30 to 60 minutes. In return, we ask that you share your experience weekly by submitting 100-250 word article. How do you enter? Submit an essay to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 6, 2015 and explain why you want to train and run a ½ marathon. You’re essay will be judged based on creativity and writing skills.
Grandparents’ Day this Sunday, Sept. 7, will be even more special for many grandmothers and grandfathers. They were the subjects of essays written by their grandchildren for AARP North Dakota’s “Why I Love My Grandparents” essay contest.
Have you dreamed of running a half-marathon but don't know how to start? You are not alone. We have heard from a lot of friends and family post-50 that there is a real desire to stay active, and even to kick it up a notch. What better way to start than the Colfax half-marathon? According to Running USA, an industry-funded research group, runners 50 years and older represent one of the fastest-growing age groups participating in marathons. As the total number of runners finishing marathons in the U.S. doubled to 518,000 in the 20 years ended in 2011, the number of finishers age 50 and older nearly tripled to 92,200, or about 18% of the total. (1)
AARP Michigan received over 200 entries in this year’s “Why I Love My Grandparents” essay contest. Heartwarming essays from students throughout the state shared stories of love and the special bond shared between grandparents and grandchildren.
Grandparents’ Day this Sunday will be even more special for many grandmothers and grandfathers. They were the subjects of essays written by their grandchildren for AARP North Dakota’s “Why I Love My Grandparents” essay contest.
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