Fredericksburg Area Chapter
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.
The Fredericksburg Hokies Golf Tournament, Dinner, and Chalk Talk was a huge success. We had 89 golfers, and about 95 people for dinner. Thank you to everyone who was there, and Jon Laaser and Mike Burnop for the Chalk Talk, and a BIG THANK YOU to our sponsors. We'll let you know how much money we made for VT scholarships as soon as we can. Pictures from the event can be found on he Chapter's Facebook page. UPDATE - We raised $13,578.33 to be split between our local Alumni Scholarship Fund and the Hokie Club!
The Chapter's 2017 Welcome Freshmen Crabfest & Picnic was a huge success again this year with 86 attendees. Thank you to everyone who was able to join us, and special THANKS to our sponsors. I'll be posting their names and contact info here sometime soon. Pictures from the event can be found on the Chapter's Facebook page.
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.
February 3, 10:00 AM (Saturday) -- Wreath Clean Up Day -- The Chapter will be helping to pick up Veterans' wreaths at Oak Hill Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA. Please wear your Hokie gear if you join us. We want to get a group picture of the Hokie volunteers. Our Hokie leader for this event is Jamie Marshall. You can reach her by email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
February 5 (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!
Pictures from Previous Events (click on the date)
- Day of Remembrance - April 16, 2014
- The Big Event - April 5, 2014 -- April 6, 2013
- Orange & Maroon Tour Event -- May 1, 2013 -- May 10, 2012 -- May 11, 2011
- HFFI Candlelight Tour -- December 11-12, 2010
- Football Season Kick-Off Event at Splitsville -- August 19, 2010
- Wine Tours -- March 29, 2014 -- March 26, 2011 -- March 27, 2010 -- March 21, 2009 -- March 15, 2008
- Crab Fests & Picnics -- August 4, 2013 -- August 7, 2011 -- August 8, 2010 -- August 2, 2009 -- August 3, 2008
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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:
- Provide an important link between alumni and the university
- Promote the image and reputation of Virginia Tech within the community
- Promote strong positive relationships among alumni, students, parents and others within the community
- Support the activities of Virginia Tech and work toward the realization of the university's educational goals
- Provide the university with a strong core of alumni volunteers who serve as an important marketing arm of the university
- Promote the Hokie spirit of Virginia Tech
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
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.
If you have questions or comments, or ideas for service projects or fund raisers, contact our Chapter President, John Palmer.
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Date of Last Update - January 5, 2018
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