Jen Martin

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On Sept. 11, 2013, nearly two-thirds of AARP employees will not show up for work. Instead, they will be gardening, painting, reading to children, sorting and cleaning eyeglass donations, making toys and blankets for shelter animals, offering hygiene kits and friendly conversation to the local…
Children's Books
School's out. It's the time of year that was once reserved for kids to help their on their family farms to maintain and pull in the crops. Now, it's a time of leisure, play and (with any luck) visits to the grandparents. However, research shows that kids lose ground academically during the summer…
Experience Corps
This is a guest post by Nancy LeaMond. Nancy, the Executive Vice President of AARP's State and National Group, leads government affairs, public education and integrated legislative and educational campaigns and volunteerism and service for AARP's social change agenda.  Nancy also has responsibility…
astronaut abby
This is a guest post by Abigail Harrison. Otherwise known as Astronaut Abby, Abby  is a 15-year-old high school STEM student and aspiring astronaut whose ultimate goal is to be the first astronaut to Mars in 2030.  
Rotary Volunteers on Bus
This is a guest post by Philip L. Graitcer and the last in a five-part series about a group of dedicated Rotary volunteers helping to eradicate polio in Kaduna, Nigeria.
Town crier
This is a guest post by Philip L. Graitcer and the fourth in a five-part series about a group of dedicated Rotary volunteers helping to eradicate polio in Kaduna, Nigeria.
Ken Hughes volunteer giving vaccine
This is a guest post by Philip L. Graitcer and the third in a five-part series about a group of dedicated Rotary volunteers helping to eradicate polio in Kaduna, Nigeria.  
Anne Lee Hussey Rotary volunteer
This is a guest post by Philip L. Graitcer and the second in a five-part series about a group of dedicated Rotary volunteers helping to eradicate polio in Kaduna, Nigeria.  
Volunteer Patrice Putnam
This is a guest post by Philip L. Graitcer and the first in a five-part series about a group of dedicated Rotary volunteers  helping to eradicate polio in Kaduna, Nigeria.  
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What happens behind the scenes at a NASCAR race is just as important as what takes place on the track, and that was the case for four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion  Jeff Gordon and the Drive to End Hunger #24 Chevrolet at this year's Daytona 500, a history-making edition of NASCAR's biggest race.
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