Save the Date
Unless otherwise noted, programs are held at The Shenandoah Club,
24 Franklin Road, Roanoke, VA
Cocktails at 6:00pm Dinner at 6:45pm
Business Attire unless otherwise noted.
Guests are welcome if sponsored by a member.
Guest cost for dinner is $25 per person
with the exception of the September Garden Party,
as noted below.
Sunday, September 18, 2016, 4:00pm to 6:00pm - Garden Party at the VWCC Community Arboretum. Fee for members is $15 per person, $25 per couple; guests are free. Members are encouraged to bring as many guests as they like. Informal attire.
Thursday, November 10, 2016 – The Reverend Wesley Smith. Topic : 'The Role of the Clergy in the Return of the Remains of Military Personnel to the United States of America.' Lottery Seating*
Sunday, December 11, 2016, 12:30pm to 2:30pm - Holiday Luncheon. Holiday attire suggested.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 – Mr. Fred Campbell. Topic: "The Love Sonnets of Donne."
February 11, 2017 – Our local branch Shakespeare competition will be held at 10:00 AM at Virginia Western Community College. For more information, please check our website: www.esuus.org/southwestva/
Thursday, March 23, 2017 – Rachel Oestreicher Berheim, President of The Raoul Wallenberg Foundation. Topic: " Raoul Wallenberg: A Hero for Our Time."
Annual Meeting. At 5:40pn, before the cocktail hour, There will be a short meeting to present the slate for new officers, to take nominations from the floor and discussion. Voting by ESU members will be done on the internet.
The ESU celebrates English as a shared language to foster global understanding and good will by providing educational and cultural opportunities for students, educators, and members.
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