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Here is the schedule for monthly member meetings in 2016.
June 17 (Annual Picnic)
September 14 (Health and Wellness Fair)
December TBD (Holiday Celebration Luncheon)
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If the Montgomery County Public Schools are closed on the day of a monthly public meeting, the event is cancelled.
If the Montgomery County Public Schools delay school opening for 1-2 hours, the event will be held.
The Health and Wellness Fair is to be the big event for 2016. Watch this site for details.
With the LivingWell@50+ conference behind us, we look forward to continuing that concept as our programming focus for 2016; however, the next big event is the Health and Wellness Fair. Make your plans to be a part of it.
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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.
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.