Virginia Tech Alumni Association
Fredericksburg Area Chapter

News 

Retail Partnership - The Fredericksburg Chapter of the VTAA has partnered with an online retailer, Tradition, to offer discounts on officially licensed Virginia Tech apparel to Hokies. In addition to Tradition providing a 15% discount on your purchase, they will donate 15% of the net sale to our Chapter's Scholarship Fund. To take advantage of this offer, just visit traditioneversince.com and enter the code VTALUM as your discount code during the checkout process. If you have any questions about this partnership, please contact Scott Mason (scottmason1999@gmail.com).

2018 Scholarships - Our chapter will once again be giving several scholarships to upcoming freshmen who have been accepted and plan to enroll at Virginia Tech for the Fall 2018 semester. To access the application, please click here. Your application must be submitted no later than Friday, May 4, 2018. Should you have any questions, please contact our Scholarship Committee Chair, Addison Pock (apock89@vt.edu).

Dennis Hundley Scholarship - Dennis Hundley graduated from Virginia Tech in 2011 and died the next day from cancer. His family has established a scholarship in his memory. For more information, please click here.. The deadline for applying is April 19.

We are happy to announce that you can now make a tax-free contribution to the Fredericksburg Area Chapter Scholarship Fund through the Virginia Tech Foundation. Your contribution will help us to continue to give scholarships to area high school seniors who will be continuing their education at Virginia Tech. Please click here to make an online contribution or for information about how to contribute by check.

Did you know that we maintain an online Hokie Business Directory for the Fredericksburg area? If you're a Hokie (or related to a Hokie) and want to get your business listed, the "how to" information is on the directory web page. We are currently offering this service for free.

We now have a group page on Facebook. You can visit our page and join us by clicking on the Facebook logo.  You can also follow us on Twitter at @FxbgHokies.

Please help us keep you informed about Virginia Tech and the Fredericksburg Area Chapter of the VTAA by letting us know your email address. Click here to get on our email list. This is a confidential list, and your e-mail address will not be shared. Only Hokie related mail will be sent.

Upcoming Events

CANCELLED -- April 7 (Saturday) -- The Big Event -- IMPORTANT UPDATE!!!! -- Because of the forecast for inclement weather, we have canceled both of our events scheduled for Saturday, April 7th!  We are hoping to reschedule at least one of the projects, so stay tuned for more information!

April 16 (Monday) -- Day of Remembrance Event -- We will once again be cooking and serving dinner at the Thurman Brisben Center. We will also be collecting supplies for the Center. For all the details, including how to make a donation, please click here.

May 9 (Wednesday) -- Scholarship Application Evaluation -- We will be meeting in downtown Fredericksburg in the evening to evaluate the applications we received for our 2018 Chapter scholarships. For all the details, including time and location, and to volunteer to help, please contact our Scholarship Committee Chair, Addison Pock (apock89@vt.edu).

May 17 (Thursday, 6:00-8:00 PM) -- Art After Hours -- Join us at Gari Melchers Home and Studio in Falmouth for an evening of free music with Fredericksburg's Karen Jonas. Enjoy beer and wine from Stafford County's 6 Bears & A Goat Brewing Company and Potomac Point Vineyard and Winery. Juan More Taco FXBG and The Zesty Adventurer will be here selling their delicious food. You can also visit the studio and galleries of American artist Gari Melchers, and admission is FREE. Stop by our table to talk about the Chapter. We hope to have some Hokie swag to give away.

June 4 (Monday) -- Chapter Meeting & Dinner -- Join us for our regular bi-monthly Chapter meeting at Home Team Grill, located in Eagle Village, across Route One from UMW's campus.  We have a private room reserved, and will have dinner at 6:00 PM, followed by our Chapter meeting at 7:00 PM.  Please come out and learn how to get more involved with your Chapter!

June 9 (Saturday) -- Brewery and Distillery Tour - Details are being finalized and will be posted here.

August 5 (Sunday) -- Welcome Freshmen Crabfest and Picnic - Details are being finalized and will be posted here.

Pictures from Previous Events (click on the date)

Links

Virginia Tech - www.vt.edu

Virginia Tech Admissions Information - www.vt.edu/apply/

Virginia Tech Youtube Channel - www.youtube.com/user/VirginiaTech

Virginia Tech Alumni Association (VTAA) - www.alumni.vt.edu

VTAA - Hokie Nation Serves - www.alumni.vt.edu/hokienationserves/

VTAA - Career Resources - www.alumni.vt.edu/career/

VT Bugle Archives - spec.lib.vt.edu/archives/bugle/

Virginia Tech - We Remember - www.weremember.vt.edu/

Mission

The Fredericksburg Area Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association serves the City of Fredericksburg, and the counties of King George, Caroline, Stafford, and Spotsylvania. The basic purpose of our chapter is to:

The Fredericksburg Area Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association is part of an international network of Virginia Tech alumni and friends. For more information on Hokies in your area, visit the Alumni Association Site at www.alumni.vt.edu

Volunteer Opportunities

Become involved! We need your help, your ideas, and your opinions to make our chapter truly fantastic. Upcoming planned service opportunities are listed below. We will post details about them in the Events section of this page when details become available.

  • The Big Event - April 7, 2018 (Saturday)
  • Day of Remembrance Event - April 16, 2018 (Monday)

If you have questions or comments, or ideas for service projects or fund raisers, contact our Chapter President, John Palmer.

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Web Site Info

Date of Last Update - April 9, 2018
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