NARFE - Chapter 1159
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 Amazon Online Purchases header 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.

Amazon Link Moved

NOTE: The Amazon link has been moved to a lower position on the page under its own header.  Please support our Chapter by using the link when purchasing from Amazon.

 

Current Events

Current Event Topics:

Our thanks to the supporters of The Virginia Federation of NARFE Chapters (VFC) 2015 Annual Convention.  These supporters purchased advertisements in the Convention Program Book from Chapter members:

-----Penelope A. "Penny" Gross, Fairfax County Supervisor, Mason District

-----John C. Cook, Fairfax County Supervisor, Braddock District

-----Fairfax 2015 World Police and Fire Games

-----Goodwin House, Retirement Community

-----Keystone Computer, Computers, Service & Repairs

-----A. DeRose & Sons, Builders

To see the advertisements and contact information, please click on Read More

 

 Public Meetings on I-66 Transformation - New!

Employment Opportunity - NARFE Headquarters seeks Federal Benefits Specialist  

Chapter 1159 Forms an online Discussion-Chat Group - New!

Handouts from our March Speaker, Vee Johnson, Fairfax Consumer Affairs - Identity Theft 

Chapter 1159 Exceeds its 2014 Alzheimer's Goal 

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

 

 

 

Community Calendar

Creative Aging Festival-- New!

Beware of Tax Scams 

Brochures Made Available at Office of Emergency Preparedness Presentation on 1-7-15 

Fairfax County Police Citizen Advisory Committees

Volunteers Needed to Help Older Adults 

Be Prepared for Emergencies

Out of Sight--Lock and Light

What you should put on your night table prior to retiring 

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Alzheimer's Corner

Bottom Line - Alzheimer's Symptoms Reversed  

Breakthrough Replicates Human Brain Cells for Use in Alzheimer's Research - New York Times  

Best Websites for Alzheimer's Information

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

Alzheimer's Study Uses PET Scan to Assess Risk

Alzheimer's Facts and Figures - 2014

 

Treasurer's Report & 2015 Budget

Chapter 1159  Treasurer's Report for April, 2015

2015 Budget

 

 

Volunteers Needed!

The Chapter currently is looking for someone to serve as the Chapter's Website Coordinator and volunteers to serve as Greeters at Chapter meetings.

If you are interested in helping in any of these roles or in any other capacity, please contact Mary Lou Vroman.

 

Amazon Online Purchases - Support our Chapter

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

 

 

Legislative Corner

Virginia Federation of Chapters 2015 Legislative Plan  

VFC State Legislation Newsletter: - New!

We will be posting newsletters each month and archiving the previous ones.  Since this is a new feature please click on the "Read More"  link below to view or print the newsletters for December, 2014, February 2015 and March 2015

 

 

What has NARFE Done for You Lately

What has NARFE done for you lately

NARFE Legislative Accomplishments for the 113th Congress - New!