VBREA Annual Picnic and First General Membership Meeting of 2021
VBREA was finally able to get members together not only for our Annual Picnic but our very first General Membership Meeting of 2021! We had a great turnout of 65 people. A big THANK YOU to the Virginia Beach Farmers Market for being such great hosts! It was so nice to see everyone face to face and actually be able to catch up and socialize. A big shout out to Nancy Moore and the VBREA Involvement Committee for putting this together. Food was catered by Pollards and was delicious and a GREAT time was had by all! Scroll through the pictures above.
2020 VBREA Annual Meeting
The 2020 Annual Meeting of the Virginia Beach Retirees Association was held on November 18, 2020, at Gus and George's Steak and Spaghetti Restaurant. The nominating committee nominated and the membership voted in Directors At-large for the 2021-2022 term. The Board voted this year's annual donations be made as follows: • VB Farmers Market Children’s Garden $100.00 • Senior Services $100.00 • Project Life Saver $350.00
Below is an image of the thank you card received from the Virginia Beach Farmers Market for our donation to the Children's Garden:
Over 50 VBREA members gathered at the Virginia Beach National Golf Course on December 18, 2019, to celebrate and share in the annual holiday luncheon. Good food and a great time was had by all. Enjoy the slide show of pictures from the event below.
2019 VBREA Annual Meeting
The 2019 VBREA Annual Meeting was held on November 20, 2019, at Nimmo United Methodist Church. The nominating committee nominated and the membership voted in the VBREA Officers for 2020-2021. Following the election, Nancy Moore, chair of the Involvement Committee introduced Jason Karengelen with Project Lifesaver. Mr. Karengelen spoke about the program and gave a demonstration of how the bracelets work. Following his demonstration, Pete Leavitt, President, presented a check on behalf of VBREA to Mr. Karengelen, to cover the price of two bracelets. Nancy then introduced Tracy Gauthier with the Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation. Ms. Gauthier spoke about the many programs Parks and Recreation has to offer. She then introduced Tamara Morgan, also with VB Parks and Recreation. Ms. Gauthier and Ms. Morgan led the group in exercises that could easily be done in a chair. Enjoy the slideshow below from the meeting.
The 2019 annual membership picnic was held at the Virginia Beach Farmers' Market. Many members and guests attended and were given a tour of the facility. In lieu of the traditional 50/50 raffle all monies collected will be donated to the United Way VB Tragedy Fund. $427 was collected. VBREA matched that amount. A check will be issued for $854. VBREA also donated $500 earlier in June.