As we have come to the close of another empowering Black History Month, once again we are hit squarely with a reminder that there are still some places and institutions where African Americans/blacks have yet to receive full recognition.
The AARP Livable Communities team is proud to announce that our recently relaunched website ( AARP.org/livable) and still-young monthly e-newsletter ( AARP.org/livable-newsletter) can now be described as “award-winning.”
It was a night for classic Hollywood star power to blend with the youthful glow of filmmaking's future as the 13th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards Gala unfolded in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Monday.
Jeff Daniels, who won Outstanding Lead actor in a Drama Series Sunday night for his performance in HBO's The Newsroom, will indeed be placing his new Emmy statue next to AARP's Movies for Grownups Award, which he won for the 2005 movie The Squid and the Whale. The genial TV and movie actor, who lives with wife Kathleen in Chelsea, Mich., had some fun in the backstage media room after his win, playing off his onstage acceptance speech in which he said the only award he'd ever won was from AARP - a "golden Barcalounger."
The results are in, and A-list Hollywood stars joined AARP Magazine for the Movies for Grownups Awards Gala last week, and boy, were they A-list. The likes of Robert Deniro, Sean Penn, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Billy Crystal gathered to present and win awards.
Today, AARP and the National Association of Homebuilders recognized four companies in four categories (architect, developer, builder greater than 2500 square feet, and builder 2500 square feet and below) by awarding them the 2009 Livable Communities Awards.
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