AARP Services Inc., a division of AARP that manages providers and the products offered to its members, recognizes Joel lacopelli for his more than 50 hours of volunteer service in the community.
Joel Iacopelli, a financial services professional with Capstone Financial Partners in Beaufort, coached Little League Baseball with the Beaufort PALS, served as scout leader for the Cub Scouts Pack 200, and helped with various fund raising activities at St. Peter Catholic School.
“AARP believes in the power of one,” says John Wider, president of AARP Services Inc. “One AARP encouraging members ‘to serve, not to be served,’ which was one of our founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus’ mottos, and the power of one person in their community to make a difference.”
AARP Services Inc.’s Authorized to Offer agent program includes tracking of volunteer service hours by agents who are trained to engage and serve the community.
“I am honored to be recognized by AARP and ASI for the hours of community service I performed,” said Joel Iacopelli. “And I look forward to continuing to volunteer.”
Those wishing to make a difference in their own neighborhood can go to CreatetheGood.org and search for local volunteer opportunities.