We meet monthly on the 3rd Tuesday from 9:30 to 11:15 AM at the Campbell Community Center. In the Roosevelt room, which is Q80.

Our Mission Statement:

AARP enhances the quality of life for all as we age. We champion positive social change and deliver value through advocacy, information, and service.

Membership

MEMBERSHIP…Shelly Schwartz  Well, here we are already into November and, yes, I’m collecting Membership dues for 2018.  As stipulated in last month’s Dispatch our 2018 dues have increased a bit, as follows: Annual Membership dues, including the Dispatch, emailed to you, will be $14.00. Annual Membership dues, including the Dispatch, sent by regular mail, will…

NOVEMBER 21 MEETING IN Q80

NOVEMBER 21 MEETING IN Q80 10:00 a.m.   Social Time 9:30 a.m. Leave clean clothing and bedding and nonperishable food for Sacred Heart on the bench outside. Please do not bring garage sale type items for Sacred Heart. Please bring books to share. Place these items on the first table: donations for the troops; new and used…

Program

Program…Gene Lennon There is only one amendment that has ever been repealed, and that was the Eighteenth Amendment which spawned the Volstead Act and brought the country thirteen years of prohibition. The 1920s became a period of hypocrisy and bedlam thanks to the passage of the Volstead Act. How did prohibition come about and how…

Legislative Report

Legislative Report…Daniel Nnorth and Claudia Schott The State Legislature is adjourned until January and the Governor has until the 15th of October to sign or veto the legislation. We don’t have a lot of time! Please urge Governor Brown to VETO Senate Bill 649, the Small Cell Towers Bill, which allows telecommunications companies to bypass…

Dates to Remember

DATES TO REMEMBER DEADLINE for articles for the Dispatch First Tuesday each month e-mail to mar2hruby@sbcglobal.net snail (US) mail: Dispatch, 2156 Orestes Way Campbell CA 95008 Executive Board Meeting, Wesley Manor Dining Room      Second Tuesday each month 10:00 am Chapter Meeting Campbell Community Center Room Q80       Third Tuesday each month   9:30 am

October 17 Meeting

OCTOBER  17 MEETING IN Q80 10:00 a.m.   Social Time 9:30 a.m. Leave clean clothing and bedding and nonperishable food for Sacred Heart on the bench outside. Please do not bring garage sale type items for Sacred Heart. Please bring books to share. Place these items on the first table: donations for the troops; new and…

Program

Program…Gene Lennon The October 17 program will feature Terry Gallo, “How Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley keeps low income seniors safe in their homes.”  Volunteers and communities come together to help low income seniors

Membership

MEMBERSHIP…Shelly Schwartz In an effort to stay solvent, and due to the increase in the cost of doing business, including postage and printing of our newsletter, effective immediately, our Chapter must increase the annual dues for next year by a whole 16 cents per month! Therefore, effective January 1, 2018 the increases will be as…

President’s Message

President…Ken Schieck From all accounts, the AARP picnic (pictures below) on Sept.19, 2017 was an unqualified success for the approximately 65 people who attended; the parking was good; the weather was more than co-operative; the food was great and the companionship was awesome.  Many many thanks to Paddy Wray and her planning committee including Sue…

Have a Happy Halloween

HAVE A HAPPY HALLOWEEN: You know you are too old to Trick or Treat when: 10. You get winded from knocking on the door. 9.  You need to have another kid chew the candy for you. 8.  You ask for high fiber candy only. 7.  When someone drops a candy bar in your bag, you…