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Brenda Lee Carswell honed her skills in negotiating and organizing during her 37-year career at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Washington, D.C. Now she uses those skills as an AARP volunteer in Prince William County, Virginia. I spoke with Brenda at Madigan’s Waterfront in Occoquan. Our conversation has been edited for length.
The AARP Fredericksburg Chapter 3396 work in their community is very extensive from helping veterans, organizing food drives, contributing to Soup for Seniors, advocacy and more. Join the AARP Fredericksburg Chapter 3396 at their next meeting every first Tuesday of every month, for more information visit their website http://aarp3396.org/.
The Bangladesh Association of America, Inc. (BAAI) recently concluded their Annual End of Ramadan Food Drive for the ninth consecutive year. They collected over $7,000.00 and more than 150 pounds of canned and dry food. On Wednesday, June 26, 2019, they hosted a handing over ceremony were they donated their food drive collection to The Ecumenical Community Helping Others (ECHO).
The AARP Locust Grove Chapter 5239 work in their community is very extensive from helping veterans, organizing food drives, and more. Learn about their work and join them in the community. They meet the third Monday of every month at the Lake of the Woods Clubhouse. The meeting begins at 9:00 a.m. for coffee, snacks, and socializing, the actual meeting starts at 10:00 a.m. and always has a guest speaker.
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