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


This site is devoted to AARP Blacksburg 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.


Health and Wellness Fair 2016

This is the year for the chapter's next Health and Wellness Fair conducted in cooperation with VCOM. Planning is underway led by Jennie Reilly, Angela Little, and Wendy Baldwin. The date is September 14 and the venue is the Christiansburg Recreational Center. Save the date and make your plans to attend. You will not be disappointed.

Health and Wellness Fair flyer is available here. Activities of the event are found here in narrative form.   See a preliminary list of exhibitors and what's new at the Fair.

Publicity from AARP shows the wide-spread support for this event.

Chapter Signed Letter of Cooperation With CFNRV Timebank

AARP Blacksburg chapter has appointed Val Coluni to serve as liaison with the new TimeBank initiative of the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV). This initiative remains in the planning stages but is expected to launch in early fall 2016. Val Coluni will represent the chapter and help the final planning efforts to reach fruition. The letter of cooperation intended to help the TimeBank receive a grant from the CFNRV is available here.

The 40th Anniversary Picnic was a Big Hit!


Anglia Little, Shirley Peterson, and Don Creamer were seen enjoying the 2016 picnic.

Other images can be seen at

Life's Special Moments in Story Form

See Senior Chronicles for examples as told by your friends.

More about these events and activities can be seen on the What's Happening page.

Minutes of Meetings of the Board of Directors Available Here

Current: June 2016

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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