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.


Chapter Meeting on May 17 will feature Dr. Jon Antin, VTTI

How safe are senior drivers?

Rescheduled from January, members will hear answers from naturalist research being conducted at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI). Dr. Antin directs this research in the Center for Vulnerable Road Users Safety and will share some of the special methods used. We will hear about his findings and will see some video examples of naturalist research.

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.

Do You Like Ghost Stories?

See Senior Chronicles for two new stories, both about ghosts. Do you believe?

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: April 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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