- July 22, 2017
- Posted by: Travis
- Category: Agency Updates, Beacon Of Hope
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AARP SERVICES INC. PROUDLY RECOGNIZES CHARLES HARRISON FOR 50+ HOURS OF VOLUNTEER WORK
Community involvement is an important part of AARP’s Mission
Raytown, MO; (May 2017) -AARP Services Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of AARP that oversees providers and the products offered to its members, recognizes Charles Harrison for 50+ volunteer hours through the ACES community service program.
has been volunteering for many years. Boy Scouts of America, local schools, Ronald McDonald House, Uplift and Pancreatic Cancer Action Networks PurpleStride are getting the bulk of his time. Charlie had help when he lost his wife and then later his daughter spent many weeks at Children’s Mercy. This is how he gives back.
“We believe in the power of one,” says Lawrence Flanagan, president of AARP Services Inc. “One AARP encouraging members ‘to serve, not to be served,’ which was the motto of AARP’s
founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus’, and now we applaud the power of one person in their community making a difference.”
“I’m honored to be recognized by AARP Services Inc. for helping out in the community,” said Charles Harrison. “I look forward to continuing to be an ACES volunteer; it’s such a rewarding experience!”
Part of AARP’s social mission, the ACES program tracks the volunteer service hours of people who are authorized to offer AARP-branded products, and engage and serve the community. Those wishing to make a difference in their own neighborhood can go to CreateTheGood.org to find local volunteer opportunities.
About AARP Services Inc.
AARP Services Inc. (ASI) is the wholly owned taxable subsidiary of AARP that oversees and manages the relationships with the providers of AARP-endorsed products and services. Often, these providers offer specially designed services and price-points for AARP members. They develop unique offers, expand into underserved markets and create marketing messages that educate consumers. The ultimate goal of ASI is to create a better world for all of us as we age. We focus on improving the marketplace to better serve the 50 and over population.
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a membership of nearly 37 million. It helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities, and fights for the issues that matter most to families, such as health care, employment security and retirement planning. AARP has staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Visit AARP.org to learn more.