Please note our inclement weather policy: If Monongalia County schools are closed,
our event is canceled.
Book Club and
Backpack Feeding Program
Committee of Retired Faculty Lecture
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Village at Heritage Point
Matthew Clark, Director of Planned Giving at the West Virginia University Foundation,
will talk on Wednesday, September 4, at 2:30 p.m. at the Village at Heritage Point
about “Cutting Out Uncle Sam: Smart Ideas to Plan Your Legacy,” some tax-smart
ways on how to make sure your legacy goes where you want it to go. A Q&A
session will follow his presentation. All members of the community are welcome
to attend and refreshments are provided. The talk is sponsored by the WVU Committee
of Retired Faculty. For further information contact Stan Cohen at
WVURA Book Club
Friday, September 6, 2019
by Tara Westover will be discussed at the September meeting of the
Book Club. For more information about the book club or the selections, see
Somerset County Excursion
September 12, 2019
Join retirees on a trip to Somerset County PA to see the Quecreek Mine Rescue Site,
the Flight 93 National Memorial, and the Rockwood Mill Shoppes and Opera House for
a dinner theater performance. For details see,
Somerset County Excursion.
Backpack Feeding Program
September 18, 2019
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, word 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. You can contact Diana Scott-Beattie at email@example.com if you have
questions. Remember: Many hands make light work.
September 29, 2019
Westside Senior Center
The date has been reserved for our annual picnic. It will be at the Westside
Senior Center in Westover. So save the date on your calendar and come join
the fun. For details see
Amish Country Experience
Tuesday and Wednesday
October 1 and October 2, 2019
Retirees will experience Amish country with a two-day trip to Lancaster PA.
The first stop is Turkey Hill for some delicious ice cream then to the Dutch Apple
Dinner Theater to see the Will Rogers Follies. The next day starts at the Sight
and Sound Theater for a journey into the life of Jesus. Then on to The Inn
at Leola Village for dinner before returning to Morgantown. For details, see
Thursday, October 10, 2019
1:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Nutting Gallery, Erickson Alumni Center
The WVU Retirees Association is sponsoring an Inaugural Blood Drive on Thursday,
October 10, 2019, from 1:00 – 6:30 p.m. in the Nutting Gallery at the Erickson Alumni
Center. In accordance with the policy of the American Red Cross, we must have
an estimate of the number of donors to proceed with the drive. Please read
through the attached
to find the requirements for donating blood. If you are willing
to be a donor, please email
or call her at 304-293-8230 to sign up.
Thank you for your help in saving lives in our community.