Snowed in? Bored? Well, then, read the new Gray Matters and plan a spring trip!

Yes that’s right, the Winter edition of our newsletter, Gray Matters, is now fresh in your mailbox. And not the mailbox you have to trudge through the snow to get to. Read all about plans for the upcoming 35th Anniversary Celebration, see what students, drivers and volunteers have been doing, and discover details for new travel plans.

Travel? Today? Absolutely not, but once you read about the spring trip you can get excited for travel the way it should be – enjoyable and preferably without icy roads.

Click here to read Gray Matters.  Click here to read the travel flyer. Click here to make the roads better (sorry, we wish there was link for that). Everyone stay safe and Shepherd yourselves accordingly.

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Correction to Open University Schedule

We would like to apologize for and correct the error in the credentials of our instructor, Rena Berlin. Ms. Berlin is a former Fairfax County teacher and retired director of education at the Virginia Holocaust Museum. We hope you can join us for her class, The Darkest Moment: The Holocaust, at 11:00 a.m. on Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church. To view the full Open University schedule, please click here.


Lunch Speaker Change for Monday, Nov. 5 at Open University

Randy and Barbara Fitzgerald present their funny and heartwarming talk, “Flights of Fancy:  Stories, Conversations and Life Travels” on Monday, Nov. 5, at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 7757 Chippenham Parkway, at 12:30.  The Fitzgeralds will have copies of their book for sale following their talk.  Randy, a columnist for Boomer Magazine; former columnist, Richmond Times-Dispatch; and former public relations director, University of Richmond; along with Barbara Fitzgerald, editor and co-writer, replace Rabbi Gary Creditor, who had a professional conflict, and will speak at a future date.

Fall Gray Matters Hot Off The Press!

The fall Gray Matters is now available!  Click here to read the latest news about TSCOR.  There’s a new staff member to welcome, several wonderful articles about our volunteers, news about an exciting grant, and lots more!  For those of you who prefer the post office to the web, check your mailboxes starting this weekend for your very own copy.  Enjoy! reading sheep

Fall into Place with TSCOR!

NelsonCo 2018-19 website picWhen it’s hot and humid outside, don’t you want to go somewhere cool, crisp and beautiful?   Now you can!  Sign up to travel to the Blue Ridge Mountains with TSCOR this October and experience Fall in Nelson County.

This day-long excursion includes motorcoach transportation through the fall foliage, a guided tour of antebellum plantation, Pharsalia, featuring a catered lunch, followed by a trip through 5,000 acre plantation, Oak Ridge Estate.  Enjoy a final stop for freshly harvested apples and homemade goods at 5th generation family farm, Drumheller’s Orchard.

Don’t miss out!!   Registration deadline is September 21.   For more information about Fall in Nelson County, click here  or call 355-7282.