AARP Awards Two Virgin Islands Organizations with Community Grants as Part of its Successful Nationwide Program
Today, AARP in The Virgin Islands announced two Virgin Islands organizations would receive 2021 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date, with $3.2 million awarded among 244 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects to promote livable communities by improving housing, transportation, public spaces, civic engagement, and connection with family, friends, and neighbors with an emphasis on the needs of the 50-plus. Many of this year’s awards support revitalizing communities adversely impacted by the pandemic and include a focus on diversity, inclusion, and disparities.
AARP Makes Long-term Investment in THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Health with New AARP Sponsored Outdoor Fitness Park
AARP in The Virgin Islands and the VI Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation are pleased to announce an AARP Sponsored Outdoor Fitness Park in Christiansted, St. Croix, at the Altona Lagoon, a long-term investment in the health of residents. This donation from AARP includes funding for fitness classes at the park for people of all ages. The AARP Sponsored Outdoor Fitness Park is open to people of all ages, though young children must be supervised by an adult.
Español | AARP in The Virgin Islands had a triumphant welcoming of the New Year with the successful signing of two (2) major pieces of legislation this month.
AARP’s participation in the age-friendly network advances the Association’s efforts to help people live easily and comfortably in their homes and communities as they age
AARP National Volunteer President, CEO, AARP VI Staff and Volunteers Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Christiansted Bypass in St. Croix
The Honorable Albert Bryan, Jr. Enrolls The Virgin Islands into the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States & Communities
Governor Bryan, Jr. has made a commitment to work toward making The Virgin Islands age-friendly
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