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Do you know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or older?  Please show your appreciation by nominating him or her for the 2018 AARP Utah Andrus Award for Community Service. The annual  Andrus Award for Community Service is AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award.  It recognizes individuals who share their experience, talent and skills to enrich their communities in ways that are consistent with AARP’s mission, vision, and commitment to volunteer service, and who inspire others to volunteer.
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AARP Utah is very proud to announce that our State Director, Alan Ormsby, was named one of the “Enlightened 50” (E-50) by Utah Foundation.  As explained by the Foundation, each year they recognize fifty individuals who are making a measureable – but often unsung - difference in the lives of Utahns through innovation, collaboration and commitment to the common good.
Grandkids are Grand photo contest winner
AARP Utah congratulates Gloria Stoddard for submitting the winning photograph of granddaughter Kaiya for our first "Grandkids are Grand" photo contest!  For having the winning entry, Gloria will receive a $500 Amazon gift card.
Most Livable Neighborhoods
by Kaitlin Lounsberry, AARP blog author
Utah Food Bank CEO Jim Yorgason
by Lee Benson of the Deseret News
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AARP has always been about service. The Association was founded by a volunteer, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, more than 50 years ago, and is guided to this day by an all-volunteer Board of Directors and National Policy Council. Each of AARP’s 53 state offices (which include the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands) receive direction and support from an all-volunteer Executive Council and extended volunteer team. And AARP manages several major volunteerism initiatives.
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Are you looking for a meaningful, part-time volunteer opportunity? Even if you have a job, you could still become a part-time volunteer. Consider AARP’s Driver Safety program, which is operated in Utah entirely by volunteers.
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