Meetings: Meets 2nd Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry Street, SE, Vienna, VA 22180. No meetings are held in July and August. Meeting dates are subject to change depending on activities at the Vienna Community Center. For info, contact President Kathy Arpa at or 703-205-9041.

Chapter Newsletter

2021 Programs

February 9 - 1:30 p.m. - CHAPTER MEETING - Virtual meeting & ZOOM training - Training by Debbie Fisk, Chair, VFN Electronic Communications Committee

March 9 1:30 p.m. Vienna Community Center Guest speaker - Wanda Miller, H & R Block - Changes in tax law for 2020 tax returns - There are many changes! Discount for clients.

April 13 - 1:30 p.m. - Vienna Community Center - Guest speakers - Valerie Parker and Cynthia Shannon, Sunrise Assisting Living - Learn about options for senior living and about the new Sunrise opening in Vienna

May 11 - 1:30 p.m. - Vienna Community Center

June 8 - 1:30 p.m. - Vienna Community Center

No meetings in July and August

September 14 - 1:30 - Vienna Community Center

October 10-13, 2021 - (Postponed from April 10-14) - Virginia Federation of NARFE Conference - DoubleTree by Hilton Richmond Midlothian, 1021 Koger Center Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23235

Scenes from Chapter 1116's meeting on - January 12, 2021

Delegate Mark Keam - Guest Speaker

Presentation of award to Mary Margaret McGowan

Chapter 1116 Officers for 2021

L-R Kathy Arpa, President, Ralph Dantinne, 1st Vice President, Jayne Seidman, 2nd Vice President, Kay Dellinger, Secretary, Dave Graf, Treasurer



Kathy Arpa

1st Vice President &
Program Chair

Ralph Dantinne

2nd Vice President & Membership Chair & Service Officer

Jayne Seidman


Kay Dellinger


Dave Graf

Alzheimer’s Chair & Photographer

Mark Arpa


Shirley Martin

National & State Legislation

Chris Gieseler>

Newsletter Editor

Kathy Arpa

Public Relations

Pec Chan


Marion Reeves


Harriet Epstein


Scenes from Holiday Party - December 2019

President Bails and John Bails


Members of Chapter 1116


Scenes from Chapter 1116's 50th Anniversary Celebration - June 11, 2019

Left to right - Ted Pasek, Area X Vice President; Kathy Arpa, Chapter 1116 President;  Dr. Constance Bails, President-elect, VFN; Ken Thomas, National President; Leslie Ravenell, President, VFN; and Bill Shackelford, Region X Regional Vice President

Presentation from Congressman Gerry Connolly’s Office - Congressional Record
Left to right - Ted Pasek, Nicole Malec, Ken Thomas, Leslie Ravenell, Kathy Arpa, Alex Robbins, ConnieBails, Bill Shackelford and Jim Little

Awards were presented to distinguished members with over 20 years of membership in NARFE.
Shirley Martin (32 years), Adrian Van Huizen (31 years), (Arpa), Shirley Keyes (21 years), Norma Sedgwick (23 years), Marian Reeves (21 years) Carol Haefs (in front) (22 years) and Curtis Turnbow (23 years).

Chapter E-mail address

up arrow
Return to Top

Email to VFC chapters web master.