Meetings Archives

December 2, 2021 Meeting (Includes Audio)

Posted December 6, 2021 at 9:26 AM
Our speaker was Bernadette Gilmore from the Chesterfield County Agency on Aging. She discussed available resources for disability services and mobility services along with the volunteer groups associated with these services. (more...)

June 3, 2021 Meeting (Includes Audio)

Posted June 4, 2021 at 12:01 PM
Our June 3, 2021 Zoom meeting was presented by our former president, Commander Fred Carter USN. He presented “Sailor’s Sea Stories” about his experiences over his illustrious career in the U.S Navy that includes his first tour of duty aboard the Zellars to his tour as commanding officer of the nuclear attack submarine USS Haddo. (more...)

March 5, 2020 Meeting (includes audio)

Posted March 8, 2020 at 10:32 AM
Katie Hood is the Development Director for the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter. Prior to joining the Greater Richmond Chapter, Katie worked as the Vice President of Development for the Alzheimer’s Association Florida Gulf Coast Chapter for 7 years. Katie grew up in Southside Virginia and attended Old Dominion University. (more...)

December 5, 2019 Meeting (includes Audio)

Posted December 7, 2019 at 11:06 AM
Martha Gilliam spoke on “Helping Seniors Remain Active at Home.' Gilliam is the marketing director for Seniors Helping Seniors of the greater Richmond area. Seniors Helping Seniors is a nationally known company, providing in-home services to seniors who can benefit from a helping hand and a friendly smile. (more...)

November 7, 2019 Meeting (includes Audio)

Posted November 8, 2019 at 1:50 PM
Our November speaker was Lt. Col. Retired Air Force Pilot Rick Rohas. Rick was born and raised in a small town in southern Delaware on the Nanticoke River. When he was about five years old he remembers seeing a biplane above his house and knew he wanted to be a pilot someday.Eventually while attending Virginia Tech and working for DuPont he was able to pay for flying lessons at a local grass strip. This led to being inducted into Air force active duty service in January 1973. After training with three different types of jets, Rick was assigned to fly the C-130 Hercules in and out of Clark Air Base in the Philippines from 1974 to 1978. His most exciting missions were hauling Vietnamese refugees from Saigon to Clark Air Force Base. rick also had many other missions in southeast Asia, including Korea’s DMZ to keep North Korea in check. (more...)

October 3, 2019 Meeting

Posted October 6, 2019 at 11:13 AM
Ron McNeil was a Marine Corps officer for 20 years, serving as an artillery officer, an infantry officer, and lawyer for 14 years in the field of criminal law. After retiring from the Marine Corps, he became a federal drug prosecutor with the Narcotics and Dangerous Drug Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. For the first ten years there, he focused on prosecuting leaders of domestic drug trafficking organizations. For the last ten years, he focused on prosecuting leaders of international drug trafficking organizations. (more...)

September 5, 2019 Meeting

Posted August 29, 2019 at 8:55 AM

Audio from the meeting.

April 4, 2019 Meeting (includes audio)

Posted April 7, 2019 at 2:13 AM
The guest speaker for our April 4, 201 meeting was Mr. Randy Davis, Community Outreach Coordinator for Central Virginia, Office of the Attorney General, the Commonwealth of Virginia. (more...)

December 6, 2018 Meeting (includes audio)

Posted November 4, 2018 at 9:01 PM
The guest speaker for our December 6, 2018 meeting was Mr. David A. Potter, Community Recreation Manager for Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation. The topic of Mr. Potter's presentation was an Overview of Chesterfield Parks and Recreation and the Exciting Programs Offered. (more...)

November 1, 2018 Meeting (Includes Audio)

Posted October 7, 2018 at 9:57 AM
The guest speaker for our November 1,2018 meeting was James Howard, Capt. U.S. Army, retired. James presented an update on the non-profit organization he founded, VAU, Veterans and Athletes United. He also highlighted the recently completed VAU Fallen Heroes Memorial, a travelling memorial that honors 6940+ heroes who have fallen in the War on Terror. (more...)