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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 Drive
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
WVURA Blood Drive


The Retirees Association  partnered with the Red Cross of America to sponsor the blood drive.  The Red Cross let us know that we had surpassed our goal in blood donors.  Our retirees turned out again.  Thanks for saving lives.


Annual Picnic
Sunday, September 25, 2022
WVURA Annual Picnic


Retirees attended the annual picnic at the Westside Senior Center.  The day started out rainy but the sun came out mid-picnic and the day was beautiful.  There were 90 registrants for the event and we were able to reconnect with our fellow retirees.  Sweet Southern Smoke in Sabraton was the caterer.  The food was excellent and the desserts provided by our members were gone in a flash.  In addition to food and drink, there were giveaway prizes and a raffle.  It was a good day!


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Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Backpack Feeding Program


Our registered volunteers support the Scott's Run Backpack Feeding Program.  They meet every month at Scott's Run to pack weekend food for county school children in need.  We're glad to support the Scott's Run goal to ensure that no school child spends a weekend hungry.


Tracks and Yaks
Thursday, September 15, 2022
Tracks and Yaks


Retirees traveled on a chartered bus to Frostburg, Maryland to ride rail bikes to Cumberland, Maryland.  It was a beautiful day in the mountains.  We coasted downhill from Frostburg to the Cumberland train station.  We rode the train back to Frostburg where we had lunch and then strolled through the quaint town. If you missed the trip, you missed a good one. 


Book - Under the Benner of Heaven
Friday, September 2, 2022
WVURA Book Club


The book for discussion at the September meeting was Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer.  In this book, Krakauer constructs a multi-layer, bone-chilling narrative of messianic delusion, polygamy, savage violence, and unyielding faith in the isolated Mormon Fundamentalist communities.  The book has been adapted for a limited series streaming on HULU.


Past Events

Events Calendar

October


WVURA Book Club
Friday
October 7, 2022
10:00 a.m.
Erickson Alumni Center

Fort Necessity and Winery Tour
Wednesday
October 26, 2022
8:15 a.m.
Laurel Highlands

November


WVURA Book Club
Friday
November 4, 2022
10:00 a.m
Erickson Alumni
Center


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