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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...)

May 6 2021 Meeting (Includes Audio)

Posted May 10, 2021 at 7:48 AM
Our May 6, 2021 Zoom meeting was presented by one of our former presidents, Dr. Robert E. Lee. His topic was “Global Agricultural/Food Industry Challenge – New Frontiers to 2050 – Will we Eat/ What will we Eat”. (more...)

April 1, 2021 Meeting (includes audio)

Posted April 3, 2021 at 10:10 AM
This month our BRMC Zoom meeting was presented by our very own member Tom Pakurar on the topic ‘Water Pollution in Central Virginia.’ (more...)

March 4, 2021 Meeting (includes audio)

Posted March 8, 2021 at 2:33 PM
The BRMC Monthly Membership Zoom Meeting for March 4, 2021 was presented by the Mark Patterson, PHD Director of Music and Composer in Residence Salisbury Presbyterian Church. His presentation was on Joyful Voices: A Community Chorus for Singers with Alzheimer and Dementia and their Caregivers. (more...)

February 4, 2021 Meeting

Posted February 7, 2021 at 10:42 AM
The BRMC Monthly Membership Zoom Meeting for February 4 at 10AM was presented by the Association Director of Aging Well-YMCA of Greater Richmond, Faithea Flowers Foster. Her presentation was on the role of health, wellness and exercise as you age. (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...)

January 2, 2020 Meeting (includes audio)

Posted January 3, 2020 at 9:15 AM
Our January presentation was provided by Haley Glynn, the AAA Traffic Safety Specialist for central and southern Virginia, to educate mature drivers on how to identify potential driving problems and provide recommendations for improvement. It was intended to help keep seniors driving as safely as possible for as long as possible. (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...)