Celebrate the Latino community and groove to Tejano music at Celebrando con AARP—a yearly bash held as part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which is Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.
Triple-digit temperatures and notoriously busy Dallas-Fort Worth traffic were no match for 1,074 citizens who attended an evening event featuring Frank W. Abagnale at the Eisemann Center in Richardson on August 15, sponsored by AARP.
The civil rights movement gave rise to transformative figures throughout the South who not only endured the devastating effects of racism but who pushed to overcome prejudice and violence in hopes for a more inclusive and just society.
This summer, AARP Texas, in collaboration with the City of Austin, is hosting Cine de Oro to celebrate the Golden Era of Mexican cinema. Until late November, the free monthly film screenings are held at 9 a.m. on the last Tuesday of every month at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, at 600 River Street in Austin.
Legendary con artist turned FBI informant Frank Abagnale, whose exploits were featured in the Hollywood movie Catch Me If You Can with Leonardo DiCaprio, will be host a free event in Richardson, Texas on Thursday, Aug. 15 to teach attendees how to protect themselves against various forms of scams and ID thefts.
AARP Texas Director Bob Jackson released the following statement today in reaction to the news of the passing of Luis Alonso Wilmot of San Antonio, who served as the AARP Texas Director from 2002 to 2007:
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