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Summer Fun with AARP Utah

There‘s always something happening somewhere in Utah with one of AARP’s many programs or volunteer opportunities!

On June 9, our popular Staying Sharp and Avoid Becoming A Victim of Fraud forum will be held at the Crossroads Senior Center, 50 West 200 South in Roosevelt. The fraud session begins at 9:30 am with Staying Sharp following after a short break. The forum ends by noon and is free and open to the public. Please call: 1-877-926-8300 to register now. Space is limited.

On June 26, join Team AARP Utah and other AARP members and friends at our second annual post-MS bike ride potluck picnic at the Cache Valley Fairgrounds in Logan. The picnic will begin at 3 pm at AARP Utah’s tent. Look for more information at www.aarp.org/ut soon.

On the evening of July 15 head on out to the ball park for the second annual AARP Utah Night at the Salt Lake Bees. Come cheer on the home team as they play the Sacramento River Cats. Tickets are $9 for the game which begins at 7:05pm or come on out early for the Fast Ball picnic which begins at 5:30pm. The combined cost of the picnic and the game is $20.25. To order tickets for you and your family and friends for AARP Utah Night At the Salt Lake Bees, contact Tyler Beauchamp at the Bees office by calling: 801-350-6909. Tell him you want to purchase tickets for the AARP Utah night, or you can email him at tbeauchamp@slbees.com. Put AARP Utah in the subject line of your email.

Visit www.aarp.org/ut for updates on activities statewide.

AARP Utah offers Wise Use of Medications presentations, fraud forums and healthy behavior programs, as well as other educational programs. If your organization would like a program presented, contact Jill Duke: 1-866-448-3616 or jduke@aarp.org.

The Driver Safety Program has four-hour classroom sessions in communities year-round, as well as online courses. Visit AARP’s Driver Safety page for a class near you.

A joint program of AARP, AAA, and The American Occupational Therapy Association, CarFit gives older adults the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles "fit" them. A trained professional asks some simple questions; then completes a 12-point CarFit checklist. The entire process takes about 20 minutes. If your group is having an event where you think a CarFit opportunity might work, contact Paulette Welch: PauletteOT@aol.com.

Volunteer with AARP Utah

There are many ways to volunteer with AARP Utah. To learn more, please call our Connect to Serve hotline: 801-567-2652.

Follow AARP Utah on Facebook and Twitter

Visit the AARP Utah Facebook page, then click on the button, “Like” at the top. You have to be signed in to your Facebook account. If you aren’t on Facebook, sign-up first for a Facebook profile. The sign-up is in the left-hand corner of the page. Once you’re an AARP Utah follower, you’ll receive AARP Utah’s postings in the Newsfeed on your Facebook Homepage.

Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/aarput. You need to be signed into your twitter account to do this. To sign up for Twitter, go to twitter.com.

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