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NARFE Chapter 893 Springfield

P.O. Box 523118
West Springfield, VA 22152-3118

Welcome to SPRINGFIELD CHAPTER 893 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE). Being one of the largest chapters in the United States and located in the DC Metro area, we are privileged to have frequent opportunities to work with our State and Federal legislators, who are major proponents for Federal Employee benefits and rights, which include employee compensation, retiree annuities, health benefits, health care reform, and other benefits, all of which are subject to change as a result of restructuring of Government and weighing the costs of benefits.

Your membership in NARFE gives us a voice. So thank you! The Springfield “mixing bowl” is symbolic of our goal to bring together active and retired Federal employees, blending their talents and experience to work to protect our earned benefits.

Aerial view of Springfield Interchange in Springfield, Virginia,
May, 2007. By Trevor Wrayton, VDOT
We actively support the NARFE national agenda, a combination of legislation, regulatory changes and judicial actions, aimed at ensuring a secure future for our families and ourselves. At the same time, we host informative business meetings, host a Holiday Luncheon and Spring Luncheon, attend plays at the Little Theater of Alexandria, and fund research for a cure for Alzheimers with the Alzheimer’s Association of America.

We invite you to join us for our meeting which is held the second Wednesday of the month (September thru May) at the American Legion Post, 6520 Amherst Avenue, Springfield, VA. Click here for meeting times and directions.

Chapter 893 Activities!

We have scheduled the following program for our upcoming meeting: Join us on Wednesday, Nov 12th for our monthly Chapter Meeting: Jane Priest, Regional Mgr, Programs & Services, Alzheimer's Assoc Natl Capital Area Chapter will discuss the latest research efforts for Alzheimer's, as well the funding levels. In addition, she'll share what is going on in Fairfax County as it pertains to the Alzheimer's Assoc, and available volunteer opportunities. Q&A to follow.

        Location: American Legion Post 176, 6520 Amherst Ave, Springfield
        Sign In and Social Time: 12:30
        Business Meeting: 1:00
        Program: ~1:45
Bring a friend and your questions!

And, before the meeting, join the "Lunch Bunch" at 11:00 at Bertucci's Italian Restaurant, 6525 Frontier Drive, Springfield (703 313-6700). This 'before meeting' lunch provides a good opportunity to get together with other Chapter Members, make some new friends, and enjoy a shared meal and conversation before heading to the Chapter Meeting. Contact the Ericksons at _33eleanor@gmail.com_ ( or 703 768-4460 for reservations so that we can all be seated together.

Keep current on NARFE activities through e-mail notices, your NARFE Magazine, and at

Check out these links for more information:

Meetings/Directions      Membership      Newsletters      Alzheimer’s     

Governing Documents     2012 Budget     Chapter Meeting Minutes     Chapter's First 40 years

Contacts:    Chapter      VA NARFE      NARFE      Legislators

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