Retirees Association

 Upcoming Events

Please note our inclement weather policy: If Monongalia County schools are closed, our event is canceled.

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

Join members of the Retirees Association for a casual gathering at the Cafe for coffee, pastries, or even breakfast. The cost is on your own, but the company is free! Come and chat with retirees who have gathered.

Botanic Garden Garden Visit
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
1:00 p.m.
West Virginia Botanic Garden

Join us for a visit to the West Virginia Botanic Garden at 1061 Tyrone Road on Tuesday, May 16.  Bill Mills, the Executive Director, will talk about the Garden and Kay Jones, Volunteer Coordinator, will talk about volunteer opportunities.  We will meet in the Welcome Center.  After the talk, you can walk around and explore the Garden.  There will be refreshments, so please register for the tour so that we can get a good count for how many will be there.  You can register at Garden Visit.  You can find  directions to the garden on their website. 

BFP Backpack Feeding Program -- Every Third Wednesday
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Scott’s Run Settlement House

WVURA members will pack food bags with weekend meals for school children. There are over 800 children enrolled in this program in Monongalia County. We go as a group, work hard, but have a good time! We understand that not everyone will be able to be there every time but, the more helpers we have, the faster it will go. Contact Linda Baer at 304-685-2642 or if you can help. Remember: Many hands make light work.


Rosenbaum Dinner
May 18, 2017
Rosenbaum Family House

Members of the Retirees Association will be providing dinner for the residents of Rosenbaum Family House.  We are asking members to donate time to help with this service activity.  The meals provide a taste of home and an opportunity for fellowship for the residents.  For details, see Rosenbaum. 

Luncheon Monthly Luncheon
May 25, 2017
Eat'n Park Restaurant

Join retirees at our monthly luncheon each fourth Thursday of the month.  There's usually a speaker.  This month it's the Seaman law firm addressing elder law issues.  Seating is limited, so reserve your spot at Luncheon.

Book WVURA Book Club
Friday, June 2, 2017
10 a.m.
Heritage Place

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly will be discussed at our June meeting.  For more information about the book club or the selections, see Book Club.

CRF Lecture Committee of Retired Faculty Lecture
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
The Village at Heritage Point

The next WVU Committee of Retired Faculty monthly lecture series features Dr. Semitra Reddy, who will present The World of Apu, a 1955 classic Bengali film with English subtitles.  Dr. Reddy is a Research Associate Professor in the Lane School of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at WVU.  

Islands Islands of New England
September 28 to October 5, 2017
A Collette Tour

Members of the Association will travel on an eight day trip to New England.  Stops on the trip include Providence, Newport, Boston, Cape Cod, Hyannis, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, and Provincetown.  For trip details, see Islands.