June 11, 2013
The Washington County Commission on Aging will hold an AARP driver-safety program Wednesday, July 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ravenwood Assisted Living, 1158 Luther Drive in Hagerstown. The instructor will be William Baschke Jr. The class is designed to help drivers improve their skills. The course costs $12 per person for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. Checks should be made payable to AARP. For more information, call Judy Brewer at 301-790-0275, ext. 220.
December 14, 2012
The Washington County Commission on Aging will hold the AARP driver-safety program on the following dates: • Friday, Jan. 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Village at Robinwood at 19800 Tranquility Circle in Hagerstown. • Thursday, Jan. 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Haven Lutheran Church at 1035 Haven Road in Hagerstown. The classes are designed to help drivers improve their skills. The course costs $12 per person for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. Checks should be made payable to AARP.
July 13, 2012
AARP is offering its driver safety course to those who are employed or retired from the education field. The course this month and in August will be offered at a reduced cost of $5. The offer is for teachers, professors, principals, guidance counselors, school secretaries, administrators, cafeteria workers, maintenance and janitorial personnel, bus drivers and anyone else who is retired from or is working for any private or public education institution....
December 7, 2011
The 30-member chorus of the Falling Spring Chapter No. 2840 of AARP will perform around the area. Under the direction of John Shearer, the singing group will present a one-hour variety show of religious and secular music. Each year the chorus puts together two singing programs, one for spring and one for Christmas - and presents these programs to residents of area nursing homes, senior centers, and retirement villages. 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at the Shook Home, 55 S. Second St., Chambersburg 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12, at the Falling Spring Nursing and Rehab Center, 210 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at Chambersburg Senior Center 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at Menno Haven Thursday, Dec. 22, at Manor Care.
December 7, 2006
Commentary Sandwiched somewhere in the middle of the estimated 387 Christmas catalogues that came in the mail the other day was a letter. That was the good news. The bad news was who it was from: The AARP. Worse news, it was addressed to me. This must be exactly the way the guys in the '60s felt when they got that letter from Uncle Sam that started out, "Greetings. " Forget that I'm years away from being an "RP," and forget that, technically, I am still years away from the age of 50, the standard age at which I was led to believe a person became eligible for membership.
December 26, 2002
firstname.lastname@example.org CHAMBERSBURG - If you know how to fill out your own tax forms, the Chambersburg and Waynesboro, Pa., branches of the AARP can use your help. For two decades, each organization has sponsored a tax counseling program for senior citizens and those with low incomes, offering free assistance in filling out tax returns. Bob Proctor, district coordinator for northern Franklin County, said he got involved 12 years ago when he heard the AARP needed volunteers.
November 25, 2006
The Washington County Commission on Aging will sponsor a AARP driver safety program Saturday, Dec. 2, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Homewood at Williamsport, 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport. The cost of the course is $10 per person. Checks should be made payable to AARP. The course is designed to help drivers improve their skills and prevent traffic accidents. AARP's driver safety program is approved in every state, and automobile insurance companies in some states provide premium reductions to those who have taken the course.
November 3, 1997
By RICHARD F. BELISLE Staff Writer, Waynesboro WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Dr. Ethel Brindle, who turned 100 this spring, was given a standing ovation Monday by more than 200 members of the Waynesboro South Chapter No. 2977, American Association of Retired Persons, an organization she helped create 20 years ago. Brindle was escorted to the podium by Marilyn McCarney, president of the 800-member AARP chapter, one of two in Waynesboro. The North chapter, organized earlier, has fewer members, McCarney said.