Chapter at at Glance
AARP Blacksburg Chapter is composed of approximately 200 senior citizens. The chapter serves the New River Valley though its original charter, issued in 1976, named the chapter Blacksburg AARP Chapter #2613. The chapter is engaged actively to provide its members educational programs and materials, leadership opportunities to govern the chapter and to plan events and activities for the community.
An annual picnic
An annual holiday luncheon to celebrate chapter accomplishments
Active partnerships with other organizations including the Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) at Virginia Tech, TimeBank of the NRV, the Cener for Gerontology at Virginia Tech, the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, the Virginia Tech Retirees Association, AARP Virginia, the Agency on Aging in the NRV, Warm Herth Village Retirement Center, the YMCA at Virginia Tech, and the Community Foundation of the NRV that lead to cooperatively planned and executed activities