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Photos by Paul Van Hemel Feb 21, 2014
OLLI Board of Directors Meeting, Tallwood, Feb 21, 2014

February 28, 2014


Editor of the Week: Paul Van Hemel
Table of Contents

Alerts & Notices

There will be a three-week break in publication of the E-News after this issue. We will resume weekly publication on March 21. Check the What's New page of the OLLI website for new announcements.

Because of acoustical problems when it was held, What Makes Us Laugh, and Why? has been rescheduled for Friday, March 14 at 1:00 at the Church of the Good Shepherd. 

OLLI-Mason is the subject of an
article in the George Mason University News.

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Thank You, Kathy Breen!



By Jennifer Disano, Executive Director


Loudoun Site Assistant Kathy Breen has decided to leave her position with OLLI-Mason and enter retirement. Kathy has served as “the face” of OLLI in Loudoun for five years and has provided a welcoming presence for OLLI members and GMU Loudoun staff alike. She has supported the mission of OLLI through advocacy in the community, support of Loudoun planning groups and coordinating with GMU administration at Loudoun.

Kathy has shown great leadership in Loudoun and often would go above and beyond her duties in supporting volunteer liaisons and instructors, and even arranging room rentals off site. We are grateful for Kathy’s five years of service to OLLI and we wish her well.

Kathy has enjoyed her experience at OLLI very much and now looks forward to enjoying OLLI classes and social events as a member!

Maria Buczek will replace Kathy Breen as site assistant in Loudoun.

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Obituary: Deborah Halverson

From Debbie Halverson's son, Peter: "After five months of struggle recovering from a severe health crisis, Deborah passed away yesterday [Feb 21 2014]. Despite the ongoing setbacks that challenged her physically, mentally, and emotionally, she continued to hold fast in her belief in the power of love to heal all. My sisters and I ask that you celebrate her memory by sharing that love with the world."

Debbie's memorial service will be held at 5:00 on Tuesday, March 4, at the the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Reston, Virginia. Donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the Wounded Warriors Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org). For more information, please contact Peter Halverson at peter.halverson@gmail.com or 703-395-6756.

OLLI records show that Debbie became an OLLI member in August 2003. In Fall 2005, she served on the Board of Directors, becoming the OLLI President in Fall 2006. She continued to serve on the board for several years, and was also membership chair and member services chair. Over her more than 10 years as a member, she taught an astonishing 45 courses on a range of topics. Many of her best-loved courses were on cooking themes, fully exploiting the kitchen in the cottage at Tallwood, and she was scheduled to teach her popular Comfort Foods course for a third time this past winter term before illness forced a cancellation. Her devotion to lifelong learning and to her OLLI colleagues led to her exceptionally creative association with our community. It is reflected in a lasting legacy.

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Tribute to Debbie Halverson


By Martha Scanlon, OLLI President


It was with great sadness that we learned this weekend of the death of Debbie Halverson after a 5-month illness. It is hard to put into words all that Debbie has done over the years for OLLI. She embodied the essence of our organization: what it means to be involved, to volunteer, to think outside the box, to join with others to teach and have fun. I remember the day she walked into the Tallwood office, saw me working behind the desk, and said “would you join my committee?” I didn’t know what committee that was, but thank goodness I joined. Debbie was so full of ideas that she had to wear big wonderful hats to keep the ideas from spilling out all over campus. It was Debbie who thought of fixing up the cottage and the kitchen for cooking classes, provided a home-cooked breakfast between terms, asked the Dirty Knees Club to put in the herb garden, began the tradition of OLLI Valentine’s Day holiday parties, thought up Grandcamp and Summerfest and an OLLI auction to raise money and probably a million other things still on the drawing board. I forgot to mention that she served as President of OLLI and chaired several committees.

Debbie once said that she liked to read what she had written. I think there can be no better tribute to Debbie than her own words that appeared in the E-News, July 12, 2013.

Reprinted here from OLLI E-News, July 12, 2013:


TEN YEARS OF VOLUNTEERING
What a ride!


By Debbie Halverson, OLLI Volunteer



EXACTLY 10 YEARS AGO IN 2003, I walked down the veranda at Tallwood and began the adventure of finding my life as an OLLI member and also began giving to the organization that would bring me blessings over and over. Now, I look back to subsequent roles that included being a liaison, to teaching, to chairing committees, to initiating the cooking curriculum, to being OLLI president. How I have grown! I’ve learned so much about myself, and I have been able to translate that knowledge into many ways outside of my OLLI life. And, of course, the courses I’ve taken and taught have completed the mission that brought me to OLLI in the first place.

     A day in the life of an OLLI member includes countless encounters with the work of volunteers. A new member probably spoke to the office volunteer about details related to the organization. At the beginning of the term, the new member may have attended a kick-off party with assembled food fit for the most demanding palate, prepared by hospitality volunteers, and listened to brief talks by OLLI leadership and club/activity coordinators, all volunteers.

     Members walking to class at Tallwood inhale the fragrance of the magnificent OLLI gardens, the work of our volunteer gardeners. In class, a volunteer liaison introduces the teacher and stands ready to help should help be needed during the course of instruction often taught by another OLLI volunteer.

     We are approaching 1,100 members; that large a membership needs an ever-larger group of helpers to carry on the ongoing tasks that are needed to keep the three campuses running smoothly – and provide new ideas for classes and solutions to problems. True: we do have paid staff to do what volunteers aren’t equipped to do. But the rest must fall to me and those other members who pitch in wherever they see they are needed. Without us, the place would just fold, or, to make up the difference, we’d hire more staff and raise everyone’s dues … a lot. I value so much the work of my co-volunteers, am inspired to continue with this work of love, and keep hoping that the example we offer will draw more members into this amazing opportunity for fellowship and personal growth.

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Obituary: Larry Lynn

OLLI has received notice from Madeline Lynne, former site assistant and program assistant at Loudoun, that her husband Larry died on Feb 8, 2014, in Florida. A memorial service is planned for Sat, Mar 8 at 10:00, at the Little Sanctuary, St. Albans School, Washington, DC. His obituary is available at http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/tcpalm/obituary.aspx?pid=169689404.

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February Board Meeting Highlights


By Gordon Canyock, Board Member


Executive Director Jennifer Disano announced that Kathy Breen, Loudoun Site Assistant, is retiring and will be replaced by former staff member Maria Buczek. President Martha Scanlon is seeking replacements for Kathy West, who resigned as Loudoun Coordinator, and for Russell Stone, who resigned as Strategic Planning Committee Chair. 

The Board authorized up to $5000 to purchase a wheelchair lift at Tallwood and negotiate with Mason its installation, estimated to cost the University $25,000. Many of our members have difficulty managing the stairs leading from the TA-1 level to the other two classrooms below and it is virtually impossible if using a wheelchair.

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Help Lead OLLI into the Future


By Glenn Kamber, Chair, OLLI Nominating Committee


The 2014 election process for the OLLI Board of Directors has begun. Members with a history of volunteer involvement in OLLI activities, including teaching and service on committees, are invited to submit their names to run for one of six open seats on the 18-member Board. As OLLI continues to grow in the coming years, we will need good leaders to help us sustain and improve the quality of our programs and facilities.

As of today, nine OLLI members have volunteered to run for the Board of Directors.If you wish to serve, know someone who might, or have questions, please contact the Nominating Committee chair, Glenn Kamber (gmk11585@aol.com, 703-733-4378), or any of the other nominating committee members listed below, by March 5. 
 
Ray Beery --
rbeery@aol.com
Manny Pablo -- fredpablo@cox.net
John Woods -- Jwoods391@verizon.net
Pat Carroll -- rcarroll221@verizon.net
Carol Henderson -- carolchenderson@mac.com
Doris Bloch -- dbloch50@hotmail.com

Thanks!
Swing into Spring with a Special Concert
by The Tallwood Trio and
Vocalist Nancy Riley
Saturday, March 29, 12 Noon, Tallwood
 
The Tallwood Trio (l-r) David Hirsch, Alan Wenberg, Eric Henderson; Nancy Riley

The Tallwood Trio, well known to OLLI regulars, is pleased to present Swing Into Spring, an homage to a season of renewal and welcome relief from the ravages of winter. Our jazz repertoire will be featured in this upbeat, toe-tapping performance. Nancy Riley, who first appeared with the trio at the recent holiday party, will join us once again for her Tallwood debut.

The concert will be held in TA-1, and is expected to conclude at 1:00. Please sign up at any OLLI office or by clicking here.

Spring will swing this year!

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Fashion Show: OLLI Members Get Ready to Strut Their Stuff

By Norma Jean Reck

A really big THANK YOU! to all OLLI members who have volunteered to model and serve on various committees for the upcoming fashion show on Tuesday, May 20 at Country Club of Fairfax. The volunteers so far are mostly from the Tallwood campus. That means that we need volunteers from the Reston and Loudoun campuses. We want to have members from each campus to model for Bloomies and serve as committee members. It's a great opportunity to make new friends and enjoy a fashionable social event while fundraising for OLLI.

Consider sharing your talent and expertise on the following committees, which are forming now: Table decorations, hospitality, name tags, raffle and door prizes. Email Norma Jean Reck at njreck@cs.com to volunteer or for more information. Be sure to include your phone number and area of interest.

The online registration forms are being developed and should be ready to go in a couple of weeks. Then, we can begin to register online. The cost of $55 per person includes the fashion show, a delicious luncheon, and entertainment by they-make-you-want-to-sing-along Capitol Reunion Quartet.

You'll want to be a part of this first-time OLLI event.

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Hearts and Shamrocks Party


By Wendy Campbell, Chair, Member Services Committee

We were all heartbroken when we had to cancel the Valentine's Day Party on February 14th.  We have now renamed it the Hearts and Shamrocks Party and will be holding it from 1:00-3:00 on Monday, March 17th at the Church of the Good Shepherd.  

If you are already registered for the Valentine's Party we will assume that you are coming unless you let us know that you can no longer attend. If you did not sign up for the February event, but would like to come to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, please let the office know by noon on Friday, March 14th. There is still plenty of room. We provide ice cream sundaes and will need a count in order to be sure we have enough food. Top O' The Mornin' To You All!

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Computer Club


Sat, Mar 15: The Cloud–For Non-Meteorologists;
From Television Sets to Communications Policy
Paul Howard, Computer Club Coordinator


The Computer Club (OLLI Personal Computer User Group, or OPCUG) will meet with its partner, the Potomac Area Technology and Computer Society (PATACS), Saturday, March 15 at Tallwood. Join us at 12:30 for soft drinks and socializing in the social room. Presentations will begin at 1:00.

Learn 30: The Cloud–For Non-Meteorologists, Presentation by Lorrin Garson, OPCUG

“The Cloud” continues to be a mystery for many people. “The Cloud” is nothing more than distributed storage, a simple concept, and like all technologies has its virtues and vices. It’s a technology that has been in use for over 30 years, although relatively new for home computing. Learn about the early history of “Cloud” storage and what’s good and bad about using it today.


From Television Sets to Communications Policy: Presentation by Frederick E. Ellrod III (Rick), Director of the Communications Policy and Regulation Division of the County’s Department of Cable and Consumer Services.

(1) Connecting Your Home. This presentation focuses on video, which is available via cable, satellite, over-the-air television, recorded video, and the Internet. We will discuss the types of cable networks in Fairfax County, the services they offer, pricing strategies, and factors to consider in choosing a cable provider.

(2) Buying a New TV. Buying a TV set is more complex than it used to be. An outline of the key factors consumers need to take into account in choosing a digital TV, such as size, resolution, refresh rate, screen type, 3D capability, sound, Internet connection and “smart TVs.”

(3) Things to Come in Communications. A brief look at leading policy issues in communications today, such as competition, “a la carte” unbundled programming, “over-the-top” Internet video, and open Internet access (network neutrality).


See full details on this meeting by clicking here. For information on the Computer Club, see the OPCUG website. OPCUG dues of $5 for 2014 will be collected at this meeting.

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History Club


By Beth Lambert, History Club Coordinator


The OLLI History Club will meet at Tallwood on Wednesday, March 5, in TA-1 at 2:15. David Heymsfeld will give a presentation titled “Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage.” Given the complex personalities involved, it is an intriguing topic. David Heymsfeld retired from federal service in 2011 after a long career that included service as staff director of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
 
All OLLI members and guests are welcome. Bring a friend. With luck we will be past the snow, sleet, black ice and other such inconveniences that have plagued us for these many months.

 

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Photography Club, March Meeting


By Bob Kelberg, Photography Club Program Coordinator

Craig Shier will speak on “Hidden Gems of Australia: Light and Landscape” on Friday, March 14, in TA-1 at 9:30.

Craig has been a serious photographer for about 20 years. He is a long-time member and former officer of the Manassas-Warrenton camera club. He has won Advanced Photographer of the Year and Print of the Year multiple times. He has traveled extensively to Australia and lived there from 2008 to 2012. While there, he was a member of the Edwardstown, South Australia, photo club. When traveling for work, he used his spare time taking photographs, with architecture and landscapes being the primary subjects.

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OLLI Book Club, March Meeting


By Ceda McGrew, Club Coordinator


The OLLI Book Club will meet on Wednesday, March 12, at 10:00 at Tallwood. The book for discussion is Oryx and Crake by award winning Canadian author Margaret Atwood. Published in 2003, it is the first book in her dystopian trilogy. An online reading guide is availlable. Click here: Oryx and Crake - Reading Guide - Book Club Discussion Questions - LitLovers
 
All OLLI members are welcome.
 
Our selection for April is The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom.

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Poet's Corner
Courtesy of the Poetry Workshop
 
Knees Like a Flamingo

I wish my knees bent backward like the long lean pink flamingo.
How handy to lift a leg and tie a shoelace.
And instead of clumsy awkward tripping over my own two feet
I'd place each forward step with grace, like setting napkins at the table.

I'd see each tread so clearly with never a thigh to block
The view of the perilous pebble or loose brick
In plain sight. People would admire my walks with envy
As I'd promenade with dignity and charm.

I wish my knees bent backward like the long lean pink flamingo.

Manuel Pablo

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Mason Center for Global Education:
Two Summer Programs


100 Years to WWI: Sarajevo to Versailles
Led by Professor Marion Deshmukh this summer in Europe, this program begins June 8 in Vienna, Austria and travels through Berlin, Brussels, Lille, Reims to end in Paris, France on July 3. The program fee is $6,798 and includes tuition, accommodation for 25 nights, 25 breakfasts, unlimited local transportation in each city, transportation between cities, entry to more than 25 museums and historical sites, as well as 4 guided battlefield tours. The application deadline is March 7. Click here for more information.

Vietnam and Myanmar: Visualizing a Post-Conflict World

Led by Professor Karen Kasmauski, this program uses visual journalism to explore the aftermath of conflict. Students will get a first-hand look at two countries that have emerged from prolonged periods of conflict–Vietnam, roiled by decades of war with France, the US and China, and Myanmar (Burma), where many ethnic groups experienced oppression under the country’s long-ruling military leaders. Now, Vietnam is a country of growing prosperity and Myanmar held its first free elections in 2011. The program fee is $5,952 and the application is due on March 7. You can find more information about the program here.

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Arts & Music at George Mason
 
Performances, Mar 1 to Mar 26

By Sheri Siesseger, OLLI E-News Staff Writer

For tickets for either CFA or Hylton, call 1-888-945-2468, buy tickets online through the event calendar (see links below), or visit the venue's box office. For more information see the CFA ticket page or the Hylton ticket purchase page.
At the Fairfax Campus Venues

The Acting Company: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Sat, Mar 1, 8:00
Admission: $44, $36, $22
Center for the Arts Concert Hall
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester:  The Golden Age
Sun, Mar 2, 4:00
Admission: $46, $38, $23
Center for the Arts Concert Hall
Joffrey Ballet: American Legends
Fri, Mar 7, 8:00
Admission $50, $42, $25
Center for the Arts Concert Hall
Joffrey Ballet: Body & Soul
Sat, Mar 8, 8:00
Admission $50, $42, $25
Center for the Arts Concert Hall
The Chieftains
Sun Mar 16, 4:00
Admission: $60, $52, $30
Center for the Arts Concert Hall
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: The Romantic Music of Chopin
Sun, Mar 30, 7:00
Admission: $38, $30, $19
Center for the Arts Concert Hall
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: Chamber Works by Mozart, Varese, Britten and Shostakovich
Sat, Mar 22, 8:00
Sun, Mar 23, 2:00
Admission: $60, $45, $25
Harris Theatre

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Mason Student & Faculty Performances

Mason Players: Hedda Gabler
Sat, Mar 1, 2:00 and 8:00
Sun, Mar 2, 2:00
Admission: Adults, $15; seniors, $10
TheaterSpace


Faculty Artist Series: Kathy Mulcahy
Mon, Mar 3, 12:30
Admission: Free
Harris Theatre


Mason Jazz Ensembles’s Big Band Showdown
Wed, Mar 5, 8:00
Admission: Adults, $10; seniors, $5
Center for the Arts Concert Hall


American College Dance Festival Gala Performance
Tue, Mar 11, 8:00
Admission: Adults, $10; seniors, $5
Center for the Arts Concert Hall


Persian Club New Year Show
Fri, Mar 14, 7:30
Admission: $12
Center for the Arts Concert Hall


South Indian Carnatic Music Festival
Sat, Mar 15, 9:00 am
Admission: Free
Harris Theatre


George Mason National Pan-Hellenic Council Annual Step Show: “Who Run It?”
Sun, Mar 23, 5:45
Admission: $12 if purchased by Mar 15; $15 after that date
Center for the Arts Concert Hall


Jazz Combos Concert
Wed, Mar 26, 8:00
Admission: Free
De Laski, room 3001

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At the Hylton Center

Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Soundscapes
Sat, Mar 1, 7:30
Admission: Adults, $20; seniors 62+, $14
Merchant Hall


Scotoma Productions: How Did We Get Here Comedy Special
Sat, Mar 1, 8:30
Admission: $22.50
Gregory Family Theater


The Acting Company: Hamlet
Sun, Mar 2, 4:00.
Admission: $44, $36, $28. (20% discount for OLLI members - use promo code WKND)
Merchant Hall


Ebb & Flow by Hannele Lahti
Tue, Mar 4 through Sat, Apr 12
An exhibit of landscape photography featuring water. A gallery reception will be held Thu, Mar 6 beginning at 6:30. To attend, RSVP to Hylton@gmu.edu
Admission: Free
Buchanan Partners Art Gallery


Prince William Little Theatre: Blithe Spirit
Fri, Mar 7 and Sat, Mar 8, 8:00
Sun, Mar 9, 2:00
Fri, Mar 14 and Sat Mar 15, 8:00
Sun, Mar 16, 2:00
Admission: Adults, $15; seniors and students age 12+, $12; students 11 and younger, $8
Gregory Family Theater


Manassas Ballet Theatre: A Night at the Paris Opera & More!
Sat, Mar 8, 7:30
Sun, Mar 9, 3:00
Admission: $45, $35, $25
Merchant Hall


Leahy
Sat, Mar 15, 8:00
Sun, Mar 16, 4:00
Admission: $50, $42, $34
Merchant Hall


Manassas Chorale: Voices United Concert
Sat, Mar 22, 7:30
Admission: Orchestra/Parterre, $20; 1st Balcony, $18
Merchant Hall


Pushcart Players: Happily Ever After—A Cinderella Tale
Sun, Mar 23, 2:00 and 4:00
Admission: Adults, $15; children, $5
Merchant Hall


Woodbridge Flute Choir, 6th Annual Concerto Scholarship Concert
Sun, Mar 23, 3:00
Admission: Adults, $15; seniors, students and military with ID, $12.50
Gregory Family Theater


Matinee Idylls: Dancing Heart Ensemble
Note: This performance is also OLLI-Mason Special Event 981.
Tue, Mar 25, 12:30, luncheon; 1:30, concert begins
Admission: $43, includes lunch; $20, concert only
Gregory Family Theater
 

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For further details on any of the above events, please see the CFA event calendar and the Hylton Center event calendar

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Mason Highlights

Other Mason events, next three weeks


By Helen Ackerman, OLLI E-News Staff Writer
Speaker: Johnnetta B. Cole. Currently the director of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African Art, Dr. Cole was a pioneer of African-American studies and black women's studies. She was formerly president of Spelman College, the oldest historically black women's college in the country. Tue, Feb 25, 7:00 to 8:00. Johnson Center, Bistro. Free.

Film: 12 Years A Slave. In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. See this Academy Awards nominated movie. Sat, Mar 1, 9:00; Thu, Mar 6, 9:00; Fri, Mar 7, 6:00 and 9:00; Sun, Mar 8, 6:00. Johnson Center, Cinema.  $3.

Exhibit: Fixed, Measured, and Leveled. An exhibit of works by Richard Franklin, Harold Linton, and Peter Winant. Can a line define boundaries of public and shared space, color become physical energy, or shape conjure or describe memory? By using formal elements of line, shape, and color–seemingly simple characteristics of drawing and painting–the artists in this exhibition investigate complex issues of control and perception that move beyond the limits of the ordinary. Mon, Mar 3, to Fri, Mar 28, 6:00 to 8:00. Fine Art Gallery, Art & Design Building.


Talk. Enduring Technological Optimism: Israeli Water Resources at the Crossroads. Dr. Alon Tal, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and a visiting scholar from Stanford University, is a leading Israeli environmental activist. He discusses the revolution in Israel’s water resources, using desalination and waste water recycling. Israel’s water management strategy is considered a model for many dryland nations, but is it sustainable? Mon, Mar 3, 12:15 to 1:30. Exploratory Hall, Room 3301. Free.

Lecture. Poet Crystal Endsley, Visiting Professor of African Studies at Hamilton College, will speak about her work. A reception and poetry workshop will follow. Tue, Mar 4, 1:30 to 5:30.  Mason Hall, Meese Conference Room. Free.

Visiting Filmmaker: Let the Fire Burn. Director Jason Osder has crafted a found-footage film that unfurls with the tension of a great thriller. On May 13, 1985, a longtime feud between the city of Philadelphia and the controversial radical urban group MOVE came to a deadly climax. Using only archival news coverage and interviews, Osder has brought to life one of the most tumultuous and largely forgotten clashes between government and citizens in modern American history. Sat, Mar 29, 7:30. Johnson Center, Cinema. A Q&A with filmmaker Jason Osder follows the screening. Free.

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Meetings & Clubs

The following list covering the next three weeks is extracted for your convenience from the master online calendar maintained by the office, with direct web links added when available. The list is accurate as of mid-week but to check anytime for the latest information, please view the latest forecast of upcoming events on our website (News/OLLI Calendar). Note: All OLLI members are welcome at, and encouraged to attend, meetings of the Board of Directors, committees and resource groups, Kickoff Coffees, etc. (bolded below).
Sat Mar 1 10:30am Tai Chi Club–TA-3
Mon Mar 3 10:00am What’s in the Daily News? con’d–TA-3
Tue Mar 4 10:00am Knitting and Needlework Club–Panera, Herndon
Wed Mar 5 10:00am
10:00am
10:00am
10:00am
10:30pm
Bridge Club–TA-3
Mah Jongg Club–Cottage
History Club–TA-2
Special Events Committee–Annex
Tom Crooker Investment Forum–TA-1
Fri Mar 7   9:00am
10:00am
10:00am
11:00am
11:00am
Recorder Consort–TA-3
Craft and Conversation–Cottage
iPad User Group–Reston UCP 113/114
Homer, etc– Annex
Ulysses Book Club–TA-2
Sat Mar 8 10:30am Tai Chi Club–TA-3
Mon Mar 10 10:00am What’s in the Daily News? cont’d–TA-3
Tue Mar 11 10:00am Knitting and Needlework Club–Panera, Herndon
Wed Mar 12 10:00am
10:00am
10:30am
Bridge Club–TA-3
Book Club–TA-2
Tom Crooker Investment Forum–TA-1
Thu Mar 13 10:00am Liaison Meeting-Annex
Fri Mar 14   9:00am
  9:30am
10:00am
10:30am
 
11:00am
11:00am
Recorder Consort–TA-3
Photography Club–TA-1
Craft and Conversation–Cottage
Loudoun Program Planning Group
Meeting–Loudoun Rm 236

Homer, etc–Annex
Ulysses Book Club–TA-2
Sat Mar 15 10:30am
 1:00pm
Tai Chi Club-TA-3
Personal User Computer Group-TA-1
Mon Mar 17 10:00am What’s in the Daily News? con’d–TA-3
Tue Mar 18 10:00am Knitting and Needlework Club–Panera, Herndon
Wed Mar 19 10:00am
10:00am
10:30pm
  1:45pm
Bridge Club–TA-3
Mah Jongg Club–Cottage
Tom Crooker Investment Forum–TA-1
A/V Committee Training/Meeting–TA-1
Fri Mar 21   9:00am 
10:00am
10:00am
11:00am
11:00am
Recorder Consort–TA-3
Craft and Conversation–Cottage
Board of Directors Meeting-TA-1
Homer, etc–Annex
Ulysses Book Club–TA-2

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About OLLI E-News

OLLI E-News was created by Rod Zumbro, who served as its editor from 2005 to 2013.

Current Editorial Staff
Chief Editor/Technical Editor: Irene Osterman
Associate Editor:
Weekly Editorial Team: Paul Van Hemel,
Sheri Siesseger, Leslie Vandivere,
Proofreaders:  John West, Gordon Canyock, Susan Van Hemel
Backup Chief Editor: Sheri Siesseger

Submissions. Members are encouraged to submit letters to the editor, letters to Ms. Ollie Ettakit (on etiquette matters), OLLI-related news items, articles and photos. 
Submit material to: ollienewseditor@gmail.com.
Deadline – 6:00 pm Tuesday for that week's issue (6:00 pm Monday for letters to the editor); early submissions are greatly appreciated. Please limit articles to about 250 words.
Note: You can view past issues of OLLI E-News on the DocStore. To search the content of issues, use Search Our Site or put your search term in Google followed by "site:olli.gmu.edu/" without the quotes.

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