Skip to content


Take 25 percent off the cost of the award-winning AARP Smart Driver online course! Use promo code ‘BHM’ for savings.


2009 Andrus Awards Gala

AARP President Jennie Chin Hansen and AARP CEO Barry Rand are proud to present the 2009 Andrus Awards to acclaimed television pioneer Norman Lear.

The event will occur during AARP Presents Vegas@50+ National Event & Expo. 

AARP is honoring Norman Lear for his remarkable record of achievement in television, filmmaking, philanthropy, political and social activism. He is one of the most influential individuals in the history of U.S. television creating "All in the Family," "Sanford & Son," "Maude," "Good Times" and many more ground breaking programs. Additionally, with the "Declaration of Independence" and "Declare Yourself" to founding "People For the American Way," AARP is pleased to honor Norman Lear for a lifetime of dedication, vision and commitment to service.

During the same gala evening, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will present AARP with its prestigious Trustees Award for its leadership in communication through print, television and web innovation.


The evening will begin with a Reception/Cocktail Hour for all attendees.

Special Presentation

The Chairman of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will present AARP with its prestigious Trustees Award.

Presentation of the 2009 AARP Andrus Award

Norman Lear

Feature Entertainment

Grammy Award Winner Patti Austin
Friday, October 23, 2009
Wynn Las Vegas
3131 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, Nevada6:30 p.m. Cocktails
7:30 p.m. Awards Dinner
Black Tie Optional

For sponsorship opportunities click here.

Join the Discussion

0 | Add Yours

Please leave your comment below.

You must be logged in to leave a comment.