Blacksburg AARP Chapter #2613
Serving the New River Valley since 1976


This site is devoted to Blacksburg AARP and its mission "to serve, not to be served." Chapter history, governance, and public service activities are described on this site. Should you wish to join our efforts, an application for membership is included.

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Get Ready For the April 21 Public Meeting
The public meeting in April, will address the redistricting process in Virginia. Jim Shuler and Dave Nutter will discuss points of view of this process. You can learn more by  visiting

Additionally, a brief presentation by Jerry Niles will address the planned LivingWell@50+ conference and how it will lead into the Lifelong Learning Institute currently under development.

May 19 Public Meeting Information Available Here

Membership Renewal/Recruitment

If you have not yet renewed your membership dues, now is the time. The application is available on every newsletter and is available on the chapter website: While you are taking care of your own membership renewal, try to recruit others in the community to join us. We have an exciting year planned, designed to benefit you and your community. See a postcard to use in recruiting: Front, Back.
Community-Wide Conference Planned
The chapter has joined with seven other community agencies and is planning a major conference on the topic LivingWell@50+ to be held September 8, 2015 at the Inn at Virginia Tech. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.

National AARP Media Campaign Underway
See the announcement and first advertisement. Former President Leslye Bloom will coordinate the chapter's involvement in this very important initiative from National AARP.

Senior Citizens Handbook

Do you have legal questions about social security, pensions, health care, medicaid, medicare, long-term care, assisted living facilities, reverse mortgages, and other similar questions. Check the Senior Citzens Handbook: Laws & Programs Affecting Senior Citizens in Virginia. This document is available at

Minutes of Meetings of the Board of Directors Available Here

Current: March 2015

Recent minutes other than the most current are located on the Governance page. Previous  years minutes are located on the Archives page.

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