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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 . . .


The Soul of AmericaFriday, June 7, 2019
WVURA Book Club


At its June meeting, Book Club members discussed The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels.  In this book, author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear. 


Blennerhassett Island
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park


Retirees traveled to Blennerhassett Island, a West Virginia historical state park.  They started the day with a tour of the museum before boarding a sternwheeler for a 20-minute boat ride to the island.  There they toured the mansion and grounds. 


Backpack Feeding ProgramWednesday, May 15, 2019
Backpack Feeding Program

We packed bags on May 15.  It was our last day this school year.  Our photo was too blurry to print, but our faithfuls showed up as usual.  See you in September!


Stonewall Country
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Stonewall Country Adventure


Retirees traveled by chartered bus to visit Appalachian Glass Products, the Museum of American Glass, Ltd., the Mountaineer Military Museum, and the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum Museum.  They also had lunch at the bistro in Weston.  It was a beautiful day and a great way to see more of West Virginia.  


Book - Forth AutumnsFriday, May 3, 2019
WVURA Book Club
 

The May book was Forty Autumns: A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall by Nina Willner.  It's a story about five women separated by the Iron Curtain and their miraculous reunion after the fall of the Berlin Wall. 


Rosenbaum Family House
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Rosenbaum Family House Dinner


Here's our cooks for the Rosenbaum Family House Dinner.  The meals are provided for families who travel to Morgantown to be with loved ones who have a serious illness or injury and who are in WVU hospitals.  Board members cook the meal and Association members visit with families.  We try to provide a taste of home and an opportunity for fellowship.   

 
Events Calendar
 

July

WVU Night at PNC Park
Wednesday
July 24, 2019
3:00 p.m.
Pittsburgh

August

Canadian Rockies by Train
August 4-11, 2019
Collette Trip

An Afternoon of Inspiration
Wednesday
August 21, 2019
9:00 a.m.
Pittsburgh


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