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Welcome WVU Retirees

To learn more about the West Virginia University Retirees Association, see the About WVURA menu option. To learn more about current activity, see the following Inside Story.

The Inside Story . . .


Monroe Visit
Saturday, July 22, 2017
President Monroe at Friendship Hill

That's Colonel Monroe on the left (he won't be Chief Magistrate  until February) and Albert Gallatin on the right.  Mr. Gallatin welcomed us to Friendship Hill and was an excellent host for Colonel Monroe's visit.  Although they didn't recognize "West Virginia" University since it was 1817, the program and the reenactors were exceptional.  If you missed it, you missed a good one. 

Christian Help

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Christian Help

Retirees volunteered at  Christian Help.  They helped them get ready for the Back to School event where clothing and school supplies are distributed to Mon County children.

Fireworks
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Flashes of Freedom

Retirees traveled by chartered bus to Pittsburgh to cruise on the Gateway Clipper.  They had dinner on board, cruised the river while being entertained by a local disc jockey, then returned to the Point in time for the Independence Day fireworks.  The dinner was delicious, the weather was perfect, the cruise was relaxing, and the fireworks were beautiful, both in the sky and reflected off the river. 

Black Bears 2017Saturday, July 1, 2017
Black Bears Game

Members of the Retirees Association attended WVU Fan Night at the Monongalia County Ballpark where they watched the Black Bears take on Williamsport.  WVU was celebrating 150 Years with ice cream bars and giveaways for fans. 

 
Events Calendar

August


Black Bears Baseball Game
Reservations are closed. 
Monday
August 21, 2017
7:05 p.m.
Monongalia County Ballpark

September

WVURA Book Club
Friday
September 1, 2017
10 a.m.
Heritage Place

CRF Lecture
Wednesday
September 6, 2017
2:30 p.m.
Heritage Point

Coffee Chat
Tuesday 
September 12, 2017 
9:00 a.m.
Terra Cafe

Backpack Feeding Program
Wednesday
September 20, 2017
Scott's Run Settlement House

WVU Zip-Line Canopy Tour
Thursday
September 21, 2017
Afternoon (TBD)
WVU Research Forest

Islands of New England
Reservations closed; tour sold out.
Sept 28 - Oct 5 2017
Collette Trip 

October

Annual Picnic
Sunday
October 1, 2017
12:30 p.m.
Westside Senior Center

Tosca at the Benedum
Sunday
October 15, 2017
10:30 a.m.
Pittsburgh

November

Figaro at the Benedum
Sunday
November 12, 2017 
10:30 a.m.
Pittsburgh


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