Phone:(703) 503-3384

OLLI Communicator

April 24, 2017


Check out the New Slate of Candidates
for the OLLI Board of Directors!  

Bios are available on the OLLI website.  To read them, click the boardroom picture above.

The next opportunity to “meet the candidates” is at the OLLI annual business meeting on May 5.  Voting begins May 5 and ends at noon, May 19.


Sign Up for the OLLI Annual Business Meeting and Picnic!

Friday, May 5 at Tallwood
Annual business meeting starts at 10:00
Picnic starts at 11:00

  • Learn about the programming and operations of OLLI.
  • Hear from the candidates for the Board of Directors. Voting for the Board begins on this day.
  • Enjoy the annual picnic following the Board meeting. 
  • Register for the picnic (fist come, first served basis) by clicking the picnic icon above (Special event 1104).

PLEASE NOTE: If you are registered to attend the picnic, please bring a dish to share based on your last name: salad (A-G), side dish (H-O), or dessert (P-Z).


Come One, Come All
to the OLLI Poetry Reading!

Refreshments Will Be Served!Friday, April 28, 1:00–2:30pm
Tallwood, TA-3

The OLLI Poetry Workshop returns to a tradition at Tallwood: the presentation of poetry by its members to celebrate National Poetry Month in April. Non-workshop members may also present an original poem limited to a page or less. Contact Jan Bohall or Mike McNamara if you would like to present a poem.  Click the picture above if you would like to register to attend the reading. 


Sign Up Now for the
Cold War Museum Bus Trip!

Friday, May 12 from 10:30-5pm
Event open to the public.
Bring your spouse, friend or neighbor!

For more information or to register, click the spy image above (Special Event 979).

Calling on all OLLI Members
for FOLLI funding ideas!
Your Idea Might Become a Future FOLLI Endeavor!

Please click below to fill out the survey. It only takes a few minutes but your participation is invaluable to our Development Committee planners. 

The deadline to complete the survey is Friday, April 28.

Moved? Have a New Phone?
Update Your Profile Information
Opt Out of the Summer Catalog
With These Easy Steps!

Before you know it, the Summer Term 2017 course catalog will be in the mail.  If you have any corrections to make to your profile – new address, phone number, emergency contact – please follow the simple steps below to update your information. 

1) click here to log into the OLLI registration system;
2) select “my profile” on the left hand navigation bar;
3) click “edit profile” (top, middle right).

You can also opt out of catalog mailings if you prefer to go green (view it online) or if you are receiving multiple copies to your household.  To opt out:

1) while in your profile page, click the “Step 2” tab;
2) click “no” for the question “send me a paper copy of the catalog?”

Too confusing?  We can help you.  Just contact the OLLI registrar at 703-503-3384 or email

Support OLLI When You Shop on Amazon!

Amazon has a new program called “AmazonSmile” that will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to OLLI Mason.  AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. It offers the same products, same prices, same service.  But it is designed to give back to the non-profit world and charitable funds. 
To participate:
  • click the logo below to access AmazonSmile; 
  • use your regular Amazon login and password.  You are not required to create something new; 
  • your account is now linked so Amazon will automatically donate a percentage of qualifying purchases to OLLI Mason;
  • shop!
It’s a win-win.  You shop at Amazon and Amazon donates back to OLLI.  So what are you waiting for?  Start your online shopping today and support OLLI Mason!

Always Remember

  • Silence all electronic devices unless used for medical purposes. 
  • Wear nametags.
  • Remove your trash.

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