AARP Andrus Awards

The AARP Andrus Awards Celebration was virtual in 2020.  Dr. Linda Lymas was the MRSPA winner for Individual Community Service. She is from St. Mary's Co.


You can watch the entire YouTube video of the AARP Maryland award winners. Or, check these spots only:

7:57 George Denny talking

10:25 Dr. Linda Lymas talking

43:55 Picture of Dr. Lymas with award and pictures of her project.

Tip:  If you click on the YouTube logo at the bottom once the video starts, the video will show in the YouTube program and it will be larger.

On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, the AARP Andrus Awards were held at the Dunes Manor Hotel in Ocean City, Maryland.  The community service award is named for Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, NRTA and AARP's founder.  

MRSPA's Community Service Individual Winner, Lynne Bratten of Wicomico County was recognized, with a 2019 Andrus Award for Community Volunteerism at the luncheon after volunteering over 300 hours per month with her local association, the community theater, and various other groups in Salisbury.   MRSPA President Ann Marie Downey, Area III South Director Bev Yurek, and Executive Director Wanda Ruffo Twigg, were also in attendance.  

Below is a photo from the event. 

MRSPA Area III South Director Bev Yurek, MRSPA President Ann Marie Downey and MRSPA Community Service Individual Winner Lynne Bratten. 2019

Andrus Awards - October 2018

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