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Chapter 7

Virginia's Oldest Continuously-Operating NARFE Chapter--Established 1947


Membership Meetings

Monthly in-person Chapter 7 Membership Meetings are cancelled until further notice. Our meeting place, the Walter Reed Community Center is currently closed.

Chapter 7 has no virtual meetings scheduled at this time, but members are invited to review the newsletters of other chapters posted on the VANARFE website to learn what other virtual meetings might be available.  All chapter members can attend the virtual meeting of any other chapter by checking their newsletter for the Zoom information for access.


Chapter 7 typically meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 12:30 p.m. at the Walter Reed Community and Senior Center, 2909 16th St South, Arlington, VA  22204.  A social period starts at 12:00 noon. No meetings are held in July and August, and luncheons are usually held at a local restaurant in June and December. The meetings feature notable speakers on a wide range of topics. If you have an idea for a topic or speaker, please let one of the officers know.

The Chapter’s Executive Board meets at 2 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month, except June and July, at the Walter Reed Community and Senior Center. These meetings are open to Chapter members.

Meetings are cancelled if Arlington Public Schools have an unscheduled closing.

Please read our Newsletter for details about the meetings.

Not a member? Visit or call (800) 627-3394 to join. Or, come to one of our meetings and pick up an application.

Already a member? Want to save on your annual dues? Sign up for dues withholding and save $6 annually. Pick up an application form at the chapter meeting or download the form at Sign in, and under “Resource Library” click on “Dues Withholding”.

Officers (Calendar Year 2021)






Lowry Taylor

Chapter7NARFE (at)

Legislative Chair

Ed Weiler



Membership Chair



Nancy Palmerino




Jim Hall



Immediate Past President

Mark McLachlan



Alzheimer’s Chair

Nancy Palmerino




Elsie Cunningham



Newsletter Editor &
Distribution Manager




Program Chair

Norbert Erickson


Public Relations




Service Officer
& Parliamentarian




Social Chair

Pat Meyers


Sunshine Chair



Web Coordinator

Nancy Palmerino

Contact your elected officials:

United States Senate

The Honorable Tim Kaine
B40C Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Ph: 202-224-4024
Fax: 202-228-6363

The Honorable Mark R. Warner
475 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Ph: 202-224-2023
Fax: 202-224-6295

United States House of Representatives (District 8)

The Honorable Donald S. Beyer, Jr.
431 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Ph: 202-225-4376
Fax: 202-225-0017




Chapter E-mail address

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