Volume 53, Number 23

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, June 9, 2016

Francis Bker honored for 25 years of Volunteer Service

Francis E. Baker of Pickett County, and Manager of the AARP Taxaide services at the Pickett County Library, was honored recently by the AARP Foundation National Director for his 25 years volunteer service to AARP Taxaide. In the accompanying picture, Mr. Baker is shown receiving the award from Bob Willis (left), Chairman of the National Technical Committee of AARP Taxaide, and Robert Garwood (right), TN Taxaide District Coordinator for Crossville, Cookeville, and surrounding areas. Mr. Baker served 16 of his 25 years as Director of the TN Taxaide Program in addition to continuous service managing the Overton and Pickett sites. Prior to AARP Taxaide, he volunteered in the IRS VITA volunteer tax program for 16 years, resulting in a total of 41 years of tax experience.
Mr. Baker has previously received the AARP Andrus Award as 2009 TN Volunteer of the Year.
AARP Taxaide is a FREE nationwide volunteer service sponsored by the AARP and the IRS, aiding millions of taxpayers in filing and providing free e-filing services. AARP Taxaide assistance is available at the Overton Senior Center on the Highway 111 bypass on all Thursdays to and including April 15th. Hours are 8:30-12 or until done.
No appointment is required. All state returns can be filed, and taxpayers of any age and income are welcome. Service is also provided at the Overton Senior Center on Fridays from 8-12.
For more information, call Ron Maiwald at 261-6804.

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