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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 . . .



Blood DriveWednesday, June 16, 2021
WVURA Blood Drive


The Association held another blood drive on June 16. Thanks, retirees.  You answered the call, again! The Red Cross identified a critical need for blood donors and you came through! Great job.


Book - Air
Friday, June 4, 2021
WVURA Book Club


At the June meeting, the Book Club  discussed When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi.  In his book, Kalanithi tells the story of his battle with cancer while being a practicing neurosurgeon resulting in a book that communicates an extremely profound meaning about life and death.


Book - Dinosaurs
Friday, May 7, 2021
WVURA Book Club


At the May meeting, the Book Club discussed The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World by Steve Brusatte. In this book, the author tells the complete, surprising, and new history of the dinosaur.


Annual Meeting
Thursday, April 29, 2021
WVURA Annual Meeting


Our annual meeting was our first gathering since March 2020.  It was good to see our friends again.  We had a short business meeting, a speaker, the Mountaineer, and entertainment by the Hillbilly Gypsies.  We elected new board members, enjoyed the  refreshments, and had a wonderful time! 


Book - Fire Friday, April 2, 2021
WVURA Book Club


The Book Club met on April 2 to discuss the book Fire Shut Up in My Bones by Charles M. Blow.  The book is a moving memoir of Charles Blow's coming of age as a black boy in the Deep South.



Blood DriveThursday, April 2, 2021
WVURA Blood Drive


Thanks, retirees.  You answered the call.  The Red Cross identified a critical need for blood donors and you came through!  The Red Cross collected 30 units of blood at the April event and 99 units when we include other drives sponsored by the Retirees Association.  Altogether we saved 297 lives.  Great job!

Events Calendar

July


Book Club is on summer break.

August


Book Club is on summer break.

Black Bears Baseball Game
Friday
August 6, 2021
7:05 p.m.
Monongalia County Ballpark

September


Book Club
Friday
September 3, 2021
10:00 a.m.
Place to be determined