Enter AARP InstaGrands Photo Contest to Win a Trip to Hawaii

If you know a grandparent that’s getting silly on a Slip ‘n’ Slide or goofy with Goofy, do we have a challenge for you: the AARP InstaGrands Photo Contest. Take a picture of grandparent(s) and upload it onto Instagram and you are automatically entered to win a trip for two to Hawaii, thanks to the AARP Travel Center powered by Expedia. We’re looking for crazy, fun, offbeat pics in these three categories: Awkward Grandparent Photos (use #awkwardgrands when uploading into …

Meet This $50,000 Retirement Contest Winner

“Learning about retirement planning has never been so much FUN!” Fun? Some people might use other “f” words. Maybe winning $50,000 would help change your mind. It was a game-changer for one woman (more on her in a minute). For many, retirement planning falls between somewhat intimidating to downright frustrating, or maybe even depressing – especially if you are, or have been, out of work. Those are just a few reasons why AARP’s financial security education team decided to inject some …

Share your volunteer photo for a chance to win a Flip Cam!

“A volunteer is a person who can see what others cannot see; who can feel what most do not feel.” – George H.W. Bush Are you a self-proclaimed do-gooder? Do you wake up in the morning eager and ready to tackle problems? Help your community? Make a difference? Then Create The Good has just the contest waiting for you on their ‘DO GOOD’ tab on Facebook! It’s easy to enter: Send a photo of yourself volunteering to CreateTheGood@aarp.org. Make sure to …

Inspirational Pets?

Anyone who’s ever owned a pet could testify that animals can be incredible gifts to people’s lives. This is why AARP held a special contest: AARP’s Most Heroic Pet Contest, and a winner has been crowned. Magic, a blue-eyed miniature horse that visits hospitals, hospices and assited-living programs, has changed a number of people’s lives. And she truly seems to be magic! She was with a man when he woke up from a coma, is a good friend to an …

2010 AARP National Spelling Bee

That’s right, folks. AARP is having a national spelling bee and you can be our next spelling champion! The contest is open to anyone over 50 who has the skills and motivation to go up against some of the best spellers in the nation for some serious spelling competition. The AARP National Spelling Bee was actually created in 1996 by a group of AARP members in Cheyenne, Wyoming, who wanted to challenge themselves and others their age to see how …

Contest Fever: Catch It!

HHS is holding a YouTube competition for a flu PSA with a cash prize of $2,500 for the winning entry.