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This week’s cancellations
The May 18 Miss Hampton II Harbor Cruise is rescheduled to the Tuesday June 12 rain date. The cruise will board at 10:30 AM. If you are registered for this Social Committee event, please check your Email.
The complete list of canceled programs is on our Current Schedule page.
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New memberships extend to May 2019
According to ILR policy, all new applicants who join ILR in the months of March, April or May, will have their memberships extended into the upcoming membership year, which begins June 1. Your membership will be active through May 31, 2019.
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March 23 Annual Meeting
ILR’ members enjoyed the Institute’s annual luncheon at Westminster Canterbury featuring chat, good food, stand up comedy, and annual elections. The members unanimously approved the 2018-2019 officer volunteers, a dues increase to $20/year, and new bylaws.
2018-2020 Scholarship Program
ILR will begin accepting applications for the 2018-2020 ODU Institute for Learning in Retirement Graduate Scholarship beginning January 1, 2018. Applications received by May 31 will be considered and an award will be announced by June 30. Learn more about our scholarship and the application process.
First Friday Walk
Judy Schooley and Dave Hamby are continuing the First Friday Walk at Bayville Farms Park in Virginia Beach. Meet at 10 AM at the tennis court benches and we’ll set out around 10:15 or so for a leisurely walk along the park paths and under the live oak canopy. Dogs are optional but Judy and I will bring our Greyhounds Crash, Missy, and Nick.
Call for volunteers
ILR standing committees and project teams do all of the work to bring programs to our members. We have the following committee openings. You can learn more about each opening using the links below.
- Photo Editor Wanted
- Assistant Webmaster Wanted
- Website Editor Wanted
- Publication Layout Specialist Wanted