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En Español | AARP in The Virgin Islands commissioned a song featuring local artists and Soca and Quelbe music. The song titled “AARP Makes Me Happy” is an infusion of locally recognized voices such as Eldrige “Edgy” Christian, Nikki Brooks, and Delyno Brown aka Pressure Busspipe, the sounds of the renowned Flautist and VI Music Ambassador Stanley A. Jacobs, Ph.D. of the Ten Sleepless Knights, and backup vocals by Aquila Jackson. The song was written and composed by Luis Ible, Jr. and produced by Malvern Gumbs. The lyrics describe the work of AARP in communities across the nation blending the rhythms and sounds of Quelbe and Soca music.
En Español | AARP proudly observes Pride Month and stands with LGBTQ+ members, non-members, their families, and allies, such as PFLAG St. Thomas and St. Croix Pride, to host events celebrating Pride Month.
AARP in The Virgin Islands Collaborates with Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights’ to Bring the “Crucian Christmas Foreday Serenade”
Español | AARP in The Virgin Islands, in collaboration with Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights’ will fill neighborhoods across St. Croix with the music of the traditional Christmas Serenade themed the “Crucian Christmas Foreday Serenade.” WTJX VI Public Broadcasting System/NPR is also a sponsor.
AARP in The Virgin Islands to Participate in the “Ah Glow in Deh Park: Lights Galore on King Street” Fourth Annual Limpritch Park Tree Lighting Event
Organization Continues to Educate About its Livable Communities Work
Español | On November 16, 2022, AARP State Director Troy de Chabert-Schuster opened the AARP Sponsored Outdoor Fitness Park in The Virgin Islands. The Grand Opening was held at 11:00 am at the Altona Lagoon in Christiansted, St. Croix, VI. Due to COVID-19, a soft opening was announced in 2021. With 15 parks opened in 2019 and more nationwide between 2020 and 2022, AARP sponsored a fitness park in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
AARP in The Virgin Islands Recognizes Beverly Biziewski for her Dedication and Commitment to Community Service with its Most Prestigious Volunteer Award
Español | Beverly Biziewski has been selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization that works to enhance the quality of life for all as they age, to receive the 2022 AARP in The Virgin Islands Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service.
AARP VI Releases New Poll Revealing Virgin Islanders Want to Save to Retire and Believe it’s Very Important to Save for Retirement at Work
Survey Reveals Strong Support for Sponsored Retirement Savings Plans
AARP Invests in Communities Across The Virgin Islands through One Organization as Part of Nationwide Grant Program
Communities across The Virgin Islands are working to become more livable for residents of all ages.
Annual Award Recognizes Those Who Make a Powerful Difference in their Community
AARP in The Virgin Islands, First Lady Yolanda Bryan, Stanley and The Ten Sleepless Knights, Department of Tourism, VI Lottery, and VI Council on the Arts to Celebrate Older Americans Month
Español | AARP in The Virgin Islands, First Lady Yolanda Bryan, Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights, the Virgin Islands Department of Tourism, the VI Lottery Office, and the VI Council on the Arts-DPNR, have joined forces to celebrate Older Americans Month with an “Ole’ Time Serenade.”
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