OU Will Meet Monday (Columbus Day)

Columbus might be resting from his journey, but we aren’t!  Open University will meet Monday, October 8th (Columbus Day), as usual.

The lunch topic is Richmond’s Top Ten Best-in-the-Nation Art Things. We will see you there!

For the full schedule, Click HERE.

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Lunch Speaker Change for Monday, Sept. 17 at Open University

Ed Slipek, architectural historian and senior contributing editor of Style Weekly, will speak on “Haigh Jamgochian:  Visionary Richmond Architect” on Monday, September 17, at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 7757 Chippenham Parkway, at 12:30.  He replaces Dr. Dan Palazzolo, who had a professional conflict, and will speak at a future date.

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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

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Updated 2018 Fall Schedule

Due to different computer software versions here in the office, the schedule that I posted yesterday cut out the Feldenkrais class.  This will not do because Feldenkrais is so popular and we will indeed offer it again this year!

The correct version is available by clicking HERE and all links have been updated on our website.  Sorry about that.

Thank you to those who let us know – Julie

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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.

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Don’t forget TSCOR on Prime Day!

Today is Prime Day! Amazon donates to The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond when you shop Prime Day deals through Amazon Smile.  Click HERE to start shopping and pass a bit on to us, at no cost to you!!  Prime Day starts today at 3pm and runs throughout the day on July 17. 

We appreciate your support!  Thanks so much – Julie

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Happy Fourth of July

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Happy New Year!

Well, it is for TSCOR.  It’s the beginning of our new fiscal year and this is a special year for us – we celebrate our 35th ANNIVERSARY!!  And, it also means that is time for you to renew your membership or become a new member today!

In honor of our anniversary, we are running a Member-Get-A-Member campaign.  Find out all the details at the link below and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact the office (804-355-7282 or pgrimes@TSCOR.org).  Help us commemorate TSCOR by growing our membership so that we may continue our mission for another 35 years.  Thank you so very much – Julie

Member-Get-A-Member Information

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A Fantastic Lecture for You!

Good Summer Everyone!

I miss seeing you all at the Open University and Lunch and Life.  I hope everyone is enjoying themselves and keeping cool in the humidity (and dry in the rain!).  Since you may not be in classes right now, I would like to share a lecture that I attended at another lifelong learning program about a month ago.  It is eye-opening.  Do yourself a favor and watch it.  Take good care – Julie

Click here to see Dr. Bill Thomas talk about living in an ageist society.

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French Class Annual Can Can Visit

This morning, Susie Wiltshire’s French class gathered for what has become their annual end of the year celebration. Yours truly was a guest (and the one behind the camera!) and I thoroughly enjoyed myself and got to experience their magic time together. What a great group of people!

French Can Can 2018

The Open University starts up again in the fall, on September 17, 2018.  Don’t you want to learn French too (or German, or Spanish, or Latin, or Russian, or Japanese)?!?  You know you do – Julie

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