Open University OPEN on Columbus Day

Open University is not affected by the Columbus Day holiday this coming Monday, October 14. The full day of classes are offered as usual beginning at 9:45 a.m. Plan to stay for the Lunch Speaker too! Dr. Jeff Clark presents, “Fair Redistricting in VA: Big Win But Not Done.” Lunch is at 12:00, our speaker begins at 12:30. Columbus went to all that trouble to sail to America – all YOU have to do to discover something wonderful is travel to the Open University! “Sea” you there!

Extra!! Extra!! Read All About It! Sign Up NOW to See “Newsies!”

THIS JUST IN!!! The registration deadline to sign up for Newsies has been extended! It is NOT TOO LATE to travel to Arena Stage in Washington, DC, on Saturday, November 9, to see this Tony Award-winning musical! But don’t hesitate – reservations are only being accepted through next Thursday, October 17. Trip includes round-trip motor coach transportation, prime seats at the matinee performance, and lunch at the Catwalk Cafe. It’s NOT too late! A perfect trip to start off your holidays! Stand up and speak out (for you, your family, and friends!), and register NOW to see Newsies! See the details here. Register online here

New Officers & Board Members

The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond would like to announce its slate of officers and new board members for 2019-20: President: Harold (Hal) Costley, retired civil engineer; vice president: Bernard Henderson, president and funeral celebrant of Woody Funeral Home; secretary: Dr. Grayson Miller, former state epidemiologist; treasurer: Sally Youngs, CPA and former Reynolds Metals Company employee; immediate past president: Betty Ann Dillon, licensed psychologist.

New to the Board are Ms. Bev Becker, retired business manager; Ms. Stephanie Churchill, licensed banker, Morgan Stanley; and Mr. Conrad Eberstein, retired New York attorney and fundraiser.

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Ms. Bev Becker
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Ms. Stephanie Churchill
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Mr. Conrad Eberstein

 

 

Calling All Travelers!

It’s the last week of summer. Perhaps you are saddened by this and think all your big adventures have come to a close. There’s nothing to look forward to after Labor Day weekend, is there? You’ll be glad to know nothing is farther from the truth! The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond has put two trips together for October, and another for November!

On Tuesday, Oct. 1 we tour the VA State Capitol & Executive Mansion, Friday, Oct. 18 sees us exploring the Church Hill food scene, and Saturday, Nov. 9 we travel to Arena Stage to see Newsies. Visit the travel page on our website, read all the exciting details, register, and pay online. For a sneak peek follow these links: VA State Capitol & Executive Mansion / Church Hill Food Tour / Newsies at Arena Stage

There now. Don’t you feel better?

 

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The Open University Fall Schedule is Here!

You know you’re part of The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond when the thing you most look forward to during the dog days of summer is the fall Open University schedule! Well, wait no more. See the schedule here. Register, pay tuition (and become a member!) here.

Classes begin September 23rd. We can’t wait to see you!

New Membership Year Begins Today

Did you know our membership year begins July 1 and ends June 30? That makes today, July 1, New Year’s Day for The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond.

Benefits of a $25 membership:

  • Receive biannual newsletter, Gray Matters
  • Free attendance to all Open University lunch speakers
  • Reduction on Open University tuition
  • Reduction on TSCOR group travel rates
  • Receive an invitation to the Annual Volunteer Celebration

Support our mission and enjoy the rewards and benefits TSCOR membership brings. Renew your membership here.

Thank you for your support!

Open University Schedule Updates

The Open University four-week mini course Planners and Precedent: Landscape Design Throughout the Ages (Mondays, 11:00 – 12:00, St. Luke Lutheran Church) has been postponed to another term. In its place you’ll find these four classes: Native Plants as Garden Subjects on April 29 with Ernie Wilson; Bees as Pollinators on May 6 with Rick McCormick; Container Gardening on May 13 with Marlene Scott; and Wild Edible Plants on May 20 with Allison Meehan.

In addition, the Medicine and Science lecture The Canals of Mars and the Gastrointestinal Tract (Thursday, May 2, 11:00 – 12:00, First Presbyterian Church) has been cancelled. Please join us the following week on Thursday, May 9 for Psychological Impact of Heart Surgery Patients presented by Mike Flynn.

 

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35th Anniversary Celebration

Invitations to The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond’s 35th Anniversary Celebration have been sent! All volunteers and members should have received an invitation either by email Evite or in the regular post (if you do not use email).

Please check your email to view the invitation. If you do not see it there, check your junk mail.  RSVP by Tuesday, March 12.

We hope you can join us to mark this milestone and to honor our volunteers for their service to our community. We look forward to seeing you!

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