Retirees Association

 Upcoming Events

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

Standing events: Book Club and Backpack Feeding Program

CRF Lecture Committee of Retired Faculty Lecture
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
2:30 p.m.
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

Book - Educated WVURA Book Club
Friday, September 6, 2019
10 a.m.
Heritage Place

Educated 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 Book Club.

Somerset Excursion Somerset County Excursion
September 12, 2019
8:a.m. departure

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 Backpack Feeding Program
September 18, 2019
1:00 p.m.
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 if you have questions.  Remember: Many hands make light work. 

Annual Picnic Annual Picnic
September 29, 2019
12:30 p.m.
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 Picnic.

Lancaster Amish Country Amish Country Experience
Tuesday and Wednesday
October 1 and October 2, 2019
Lancaster PA

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 Amish Country.

Blood Drive Blood Drive
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 Interest Survey 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.