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Cee,

 

Thank you for all of the information you provided. I am currently in Massachusetts but thinking of relocating to Florida in the upcoming years and up been looking in The Villages, but there is no chapter nearby. This is where I see an opportunity with a population of over a hundred and thirty thousand people in the AARP range..

 
I will contact the Florida state headquarters and go from there.
 
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Hi John - - When I was volunteering for different capacities through the AARP state office, which is 100 miles away from the rural community I live in, they kept referring me to a 'local' chapter that was 2 counties away from mine and encouraging me to start my own chapter, since there were several counties in my area of the state that did not have local chapters. I never looked into all the criteria needed to start a local chapter, but I would think you might need a minimum number of people to be members, have monthly meetings, establish a line of communication with the state office so you could do joint efforts, forward them the correct paperwork, etc. 

 

If I was you I'd use this AARP website to find the best way to contact the your state office, and go from there.

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Just a question, are any new AARP local chapters allowed to start? If not, why?

 

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