Archive for the 'Future' Category

Future Programs

Monday, June 27th, 2011

The public is welcome to our meetings that take place at the Senior Center, usually on the second Wednesday of the month from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. The Senior Center is located at 491 Hillsdale Drive, formerly known as 1180 Pepsi Place, in Charlottesville — There is no charge, although we suggest you join our group. The dues are only $20 for a year.

Wednesday, February 14:  Becoming an age-friendly community, presented by the Charlottesville Area Alliance–working toward an age friendly community:  Marta Keane, JABA- moderator; Brad Sheffield, JAUNT- transportation to combat isolation; Sunshine Mathon, PHA- affordable housing for seniors; Rebecca Schmidt, Thomas Jefferson Health District- community health goals for seniors; Peter Thompson, Senior Center, Inc.- civic engagement and the role of SSV.

Wednesday, March 14: “An Overview of Criminal Justice Reform: The Rationale, Major Components, and How Virginia Is Doing” with former California Assembly Republican Leader and convicted felon Pat Nolan, Director of the American Conservative Union Foundation’s Center for Criminal Justice Reform.

Wednesday, April 11: “Medical Breakthroughs in Our Backyard” with Jessica Foley, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer of the Focused Ultrasound Foundation.

Wednesday, May 9: “The Just-concluded General Assembly Session: What Was Accomplished and What Wasn’t?” with our local legislators.


Past Programs

Past programs are arranged in inverse chronological order.  Speaker bios and links to podcasts are given, with a program summary written by SSV Treasurer and board member Jim Peterson.