Please Join Us at our Meetings!

NARFE Chapter 1159 meetings are open to all active and retired Federal employees and guests.  Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month from September through June.  Except for social luncheons held in lieu of the December and June meetings, we meet at 10am at the Mason District Governmental Center, 6507 Columbia Pike in Annandale. (See map:  goo.gl/maps/mUo13 ). Each of our meetings includes a speaker presenting a topic of interest to our members.  Please check  Meetings & Events below for the details of our next meeting.

 

Please join us!  Remember NARFE is the only membership organization solely dedicated to protecting and preserving the benefits of all Federal workers and retirees.  We need you!

 

Find us on Facebook at  NARFE-Annandale 1159  or click on www.facebook.com/pages/NARFE-Annandale1159/531381323549875 )

 

Chapter 1159 Photo Album - Please check out photos from past meetings and activities in our Chapter 1159 Photo Album available under the About Us menu item above.

 

SUPPORT CHAPTER 1159 WITH ON-LINE PURCHASES AT AMAZON.COM !  Our Chapter has joined the Amazon Associates program which allows us to earn a fee on purchases from Amazon.com that are made through a link on our website.  For more information and to use the link, go to Current Events below and then click on Read More, the Amazon image is the link and thank you for your support.

 

Note:  Meetings are cancelled when Fairfax County public schools are closed for the entire day due to inclement weather.  If schools are open 1 or 2 hours late, our meeting will be held.

Alzheimer's Corner

Alzheimer's Study Uses PET Scan to Assess Risk - New!

Best Websites for Alzheimer's Information 

Significant Discovery in Alzheimer's Research - Presence of Fetal Brain Protein Also Exits in Healthy Adult Brains

2014 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures 

 Bloomberg - Businessweek article:  The Killer Cost of Alzheimer's 

Alzheimer's Contributions

 

At Your Service

May, 2014 - A Journey to Medicare - continued - New!

April, 2014 - A Journey to Medicare

March, 2014 - Avoid Identity Theft On-Line!

February, 2014 - Avoid Tax Scams!

January, 2014 - 1.5 % Annuity Increase

For older At Your Service postings, click on the Archive link below.

Community Calendar

From time to time as we see items of general civic interest to our members, we will announce them on our website.  The following are current items we thought you might find interesting and informative.

Spotlight by Starlight--New!

Beat the Heat--New!

Cooling Assistance-New!

Volunteers Needed as Office Workers & Drivers

Avoid Home Improvement Scam 

Volunteers Needed to Help Older Adults 

Be Prepared for Emergencies

Out of Sight--Lock and Light

Fairfax County Police Citizen Advisory Committees 

Handouts provided by Vee Johnson, Fairfax Consumer Affairs - How to Hire A Home Improvement Contractor 

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Treasurer's Report for May, 2014

Chapter 1159  Treasurer's Report for May,, 2014

 

Volunteers Needed!

The Chapter's Nominating Committee currently is looking for candidates for next year's Chapter Executive Board.  In particular, the Committee is looking for a nominee for Chapter President for 2015. We also are looking for someone to serve as the Chapter's Membershir Chair and volunteers to serve as Greeters at Chapter meetings.--New!

In addition, the Virgnia Federation of NARFE Chapters (VFC) is looking for a volunteer to serve as the Congressional District Liaison for the 8th Congressional District (currently Congressman Moran's District).--New!

If you are interested in helping in any of these roles or in any other capacity, please contact Doug Jones.

 

Current Events

Support Chapter 1159 with your Amazon Online Purchases -- (Click on Read More below to Access Link)

Future of NARFE Recommendations 

Adopt-a-Road Pick-up--New!

Woodbridge Chapter NIght at the Ballpark

Otium Cellars Winery Tour -- Updated!

Senior Citizens Council--A Call for Volunteers

Senior Citizens Council - Meeting Topic - Safe Use of Prescriptions and Alcohol; Also File of Life (Handy List Kept Available for Emergency Personnel - Link to Form)  

Article in Golden Gazette - 33 Outstanding Citizens - recognizes our own Rosemary and Conrad Arnolts -New!

Act Now to Protect Earned Benefits 

Find Chapter 1159 on Facebook 

 

Legislative Corner

Call for Action!  Contact Numbers

Virginia Federation of Chapters 2014 Legislative Plan  

What has NARFE Done for You Lately

Report on the 2014 VFC Convention - New!

NARFE Recognized For Top Lobbying Victory 

NARFE's Legislative Accomplishments - 112th Congress