Strengthening Community, One Individual at a Time

Posted on 07/30/2013 by |AARP Education & Outreach | Comments

Great PlacesWhen it comes to strengthening community, we talk a lot about the role of institutions:  government, business and nonprofits.  But an underreported and underappreciated story is the role of the individual — you and me.  There are so many engaged and active people across the country who are creating significant and lasting change in their cities and communities.  And I have a wonderful example in longtime AARP volunteer Margot Seay. A resident of Kingsport, Tenn., Margot saw a need for …