Alert
Close

Top the Trizzle leaderboard by 5 p.m. Friday to win a $100 gift card! Learn more

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

State President Has a Message for 2010

AARP Oklahoma Volunteer State President Marjorie Lyons has a message for all members in the state: get involved in 2010.

Lyons recently taped a video message that can be viewed on YouTube.

About two years ago, AARP Oklahoma started a grassroots team of volunteers that was named the 770 Team. The name stems from the goal of recruiting at least 10 volunteers in each of Oklahoma’s 77 counties.

So far, there are more than 400 people who have joined the 770 Team, Lyons said adding that there is always room for more volunteers.

“Volunteers are the backbone of what we do as an organization,” she says. “The more people who get involved, the louder our collective voice can be as we work on issues of critical importance to older Oklahomans from the state house to the U.S. Capitol.”

770 Team members receive ‘real time’ communications both via e-mail and traditional mail. They also participate in monthly update telephone conference calls with the AARP Oklahoma state staff and from time to time are called upon to make telephone calls to legislators and even attend events.

“I think what makes the 770 Team so unique is the level of opportunity to get involved,” Lyons said. “From simply receiving information to actually attending meetings and talking to elected officials, AARP members in Oklahoma have the chance to be as involved as their schedule permits.”

Lyons urges everyone interested in joining the 770 Team to send an e-mail  or to call the state office at 1-866-295-7277.

You can watch her video message online.

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.

Discount & Benefits

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

Regal Cinemas movie theater

Members pay $8 for Regal ePremiere tickets online. Conditions apply.

Grandmother and granddaughter working on scrap book at home

Members save 10% at Michaels every day with their AARP membership card.

Woman trying on glasses in optometrists shop

Members save up to 60% on eye exams with AARP® Vision Discounts provided by EyeMed.

Member Benefits

Join or renew today! Members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.

Being Social

Community Volunteers

Honor Our Soldiers

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