Alert
Close

   

Enter the Family Fun Travel Sweepstakes. No purchase necessary. See official rules

Military and Veterans Discount

Giving Back

AARP Foundation

Help AARP Foundation win back opportunity for struggling Americans age 50 and over. Eighty-seven cents of every dollar spent goes directly to life-changing programs and services. Do

MOST POPULAR

Viewed

AARP Arkansas Recognizes Bettye Carter Johnson

AARP Arkansas recently awarded Bettye Carter Johnson with a Distinguished Service Award during its annual Andrus Award and Volunteer Recognition Ceremony. The long-time community volunteer and AARP Chapter 323 member was recognized for her impressive work with the member organization as well as her tireless efforts to support her hometown of Pine Bluff.

Johnson has served as Vice President of the AARP Pine Bluff Chapter, led a very successful membership drive and represented Arkansas at several AARP conventions. Johnson is also the Public Affairs Director for the American Red Cross’ Southeast Arkansas Chapter, President of the Shepherd’s Center of Pine Bluff Board of Directors, Jefferson County Extension Homemakers Council Secretary, and Secretary/Treasurer of the District 2 Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department Retirees Association. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Economic Opportunities Commission and Jenkins Center Industries as well as serving on the Advisory Board for Jefferson County RSVP, the Pine Bluff Clean and Beautiful Commission and the United Way Allocation Committee.

Being honored for her community service is not new to Johnson. She was named Volunteer of the Year by both Trinity Village Medical Center and the Red Cross.

“The work of volunteers like Bettye helps make AARP Arkansas programs and services possible,” said State Director Maria Reynolds-Diaz. “We are honored to have such dedicated members interested in helping AARP and their communities. Arkansas is fortunate to have individuals such as Bettye who exemplify our motto ‘To Serve, Not Be Served’.”

The Distinguished Service Award winner is nominated by their peers and voted on by a special selection committee consisting of AARP Arkansas volunteer leaders.

Back to Article

Topic Alerts

You can get weekly email alerts on the topics below. Just click “Follow.”

Manage Alerts

Processing

Please wait...

progress bar, please wait

Tell Us WhatYou Think

Please leave your comment below.

Advertisement

Discount & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

 

Member Benefit Discount Dunkin Donuts Cream

Members get a FREE Donut with the purchase of a L or XL beverage at Dunkin Donuts.

Member Benefit Swipe Save Discount

Members can find current offers on select items from Family Dollar at myAFINITI.com.

 

Member Benefits Tablet Face Time RealPad

Go Mobile with RealPad. Connect, play and share plus free 24/7 live customer support.

 

Membership Benefits Discounts Email Genius

Brain boost? Get AARP email for access to memory exercises & more that help you focus.

 

 

Community Volunteers

Honor Our Soldiers

Stop by to recognize those who have served our country, past and present. Discuss

Advertisement