The Niagara Falls Area AARP, Chapter 283, announces open chapter membership to those who are members at the national level.
AARP (formerly American Association of Retired Persons) was formed in 1958. It is based out of Washington, D.C., and has more than 37,000,000,000 members worldwide.
Anyone age 50 or over can get all the benefits of membership in AARP for $16 a year. And membership includes a spouse or partner free.
Joining online is fast and secure. You become a member right away and receive your membership number online. As an AARP member, you can join the local chapter for $5. The Niagara Falls chapter membership committee chair is Nancy Jordan. She can be reached at 716-282-5577.
The not-for-profit AARP Chapter 283 meets at 1:30 p.m. in the John Duke Center on the third Thursday of the month (September to June). On Nov. 18, the guest speaker is Charles Walker, director of nutrition for Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. His topic is: "Ready for the Holiday Meal."
The Dec. 18 meeting is the chapter's annual holiday party and will be held at The Como Restaurant, 2220 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls. Guests can order off the menu; separate checks will be available.