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.

See Senior Chronicles for new stories by Ben Crawford and Jim Wightman

May 19 Public Meeting Information Available Here

Community-Wide Conference Planned

Planning for the LivingWell@50+ conference is nearing completion. View these documents to learn more:

Press Release April 2015
Publicity Flyer April 2015
Content for Conference Website

The event will be held September 8, 2015 at the Inn at Virginia Tech. Registration will begin in May for a conference fee of $30.00.

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.

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: April 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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