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.


The June Member Meeting Will Be A Picnic!

The Annual Chapter Picnic will be a special celebration of our 40th anniversary.

Mark your calendar: June 17, 5:00-8:00 pm, at the home of Terry and Sue Wildman, 3335 Elk Creek Drive, Christiansburg, VA

Main course: Jimmy Johns sandwiches (provided by Tom and Paula Alston) and Due South BBQ.

Soft Drinks provided. Bring your own libation of choice.

Music: PanJammers, performance at 6:00 pm.

RSVP for you and your guests at

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.

200+ Attended the Dr. Bill Thomas Event


Ben Crawford and Abbey O'Farrell, chapter intern, showed off the handbill for the Thomas event, attended by seniors from all of the New River Valley, from Roanoke to Abbingdon, VA.

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: May 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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