Sample Newsletters

As a member you will get a monthly newsletter.  These are published by SSV Board member Jim Peterson.

You can view PDF samples of previous newsletters:

  • December 2008 – 2009 officer nominees and tribute to Francis Fife
  • August 2009 – tribute to Gene Ecton Smith Davis as “Honored Independent Senior” and memorials to Peyton Weary, Dorothy Bomar and Wilma Hartung
  • May 2010 – memorial to SSV President Marvin Henry Hilton
  • August 2010 – Fifth Congressional District Candidates Showcase
  • September 2010 – summary of the Candidates Showcase
  • January 2011 – acknowledgement of SSV contributors
  • February 2011 – summary of David Marotta’s presentation
  • August 2011 – City Council candidates
  • September 2011 – Albemarle County Board of Supervisors candidates
  • January 2012 – Charlottesville and Albemarle police chiefs and summary of annual meeting
  • April 2012 – Delegates Rob Bell, Matt Fariss, Steve Landes, and David Toscano report on the 2012 General Assembly
  • December 2012 – Annual luncheon and meeting with a summary of “250 Years of Charlottesville” by Steven G. Meeks, president and chief executive of the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society
  • March 2013 – Global shift in petroleum fuels and summary of Douglas Blackmon’s talk on re-enslavement of blacks after the Civil War
  • May 2013 – Mayor Satyendra Huja & Albemarle board chair Ann Mallek
  • December 2013 – Officer candidates and annual luncheon announcement
  • June 2014 – Gerrymandering causing gridlock
  • December 2014 – Annual luncheon meeting with elections of officers, and January meeting announcement
  • April 2015 – General Assembly Report from Delegates David Toscano and Rob Bell
  • August 2015 – Charlottesville City Council and Albemarle Board of Supervisors Candidates Forum
  • June 2016 – Passenger Rail Service with Meredith Richards
  • November 2016 – Policing Issues in Albemarle and Charlottesville