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New Board of Directors Announced at Annual Meeting

May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020 – Thanks to all of our members who voted online and then joined us for today’s virtual Annual Meeting. Congratulations to our new Board of Directors for 2020-21. Their term begins on July 1, 2020. We would like to thank our outgoing board members for their service: Arthur Gosling – President David…

Members’ Annual Meeting May 21, 2020

May 14, 2020

Please join us at the Encore Learning Annual Members’ Meeting to be held virtually this year. You must be a current member to attend. Check your membership by logging in to Member Account Manager. The date will be shown under My Account. If your membership has lapsed and you would like to rejoin, follow these directions. Plan to attend…

Get Acquainted with Zoom

May 4, 2020

We are offering another Get Acquainted with Zoom session.   Created and delivered by Encore Learning specifically for our members, this session will help you learn how to navigate Zoom so that you can comfortably and confidently participate in our virtual activities. If you attended one of the sessions on April 6 or April 8, this is the…

April 2020 Clubs Update

April 23, 2020

Here’s an update on which Clubs are meeting virtually and which ones are waiting until restrictions are lifted. Members, to join any club, just send an email to info@encorelearning.net. Thanks to all of our wonderful volunteer Club Coordinators. Breakfast Club Our pioneer club in virtual meetings! Coordinator Ron Wise writes: The Breakfast Club continues to have our…

Video and slides now available! Kasha Helget on Safely Enjoying the Outdoors

April 23, 2020

On April 20, 2020, Kasha Helget of the Arlington Regional Master Naturalists, in collaboration with Virginia Cooperative Extension and Master Gardeners of NoVA, gave a interactive and highly informative talk on identifying and controlling mosquitoes and ticks in an environmentally safe manner – without killing beneficial insects. You can view a video of her presentation…

Your Zoom Questions: Answered! Check out our new FAQ

April 15, 2020

Thanks to everyone for their patience as we continue our virtual learning journey with Zoom. We’ve had great participation so far in our virtual Courses, Clubs and Special Events. As with any new technology implementation, there have been a few hiccups along the way. We’ve drawn up a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document which we…

Video Now Available! Panel Discussion on Historic Virginia Legislative Session

April 14, 2020

On April 6, 2020, we held our first-ever virtual Encore Learning Presents, our co-sponsored event series with Arlington Public Library. We were lucky to have some seasoned professionals join us – Former State Senator Mary Margaret Whipple led our panel of State Senator Adam Ebbin, State Senator Barbara Favola and Delegate Patrick Hope of Virginia…

Get Acquainted with Zoom Slides Now Available

April 8, 2020

We were thrilled to have so many of you join us for this week’s Get Acquainted with Zoom sessions. For those that couldn’t make it, or those who want to review, slides are now available for you to download or print. Thanks so much to dedicated volunteer, IT Committee co-chair, and Board Member Marty Suydam…

Virtual Special Event Monday, April 6 at 3:30 P.M.

April 3, 2020

Sweeping Changes: A Historic Virginia Legislative Session

Get Acquainted with Zoom: Monday, 4/6 and Wednesday, 4/8 at 10:00 A.M.

April 3, 2020

We highly recommend that you join us for one of our quick and easy “Get Acquainted with Zoom” sessions. Zoom is the technology provider we are using to deliver our virtual learning opportunities. Prepare ahead of time to ensure you’re ready to take advantage of our upcoming Special Events and Courses. This is your chance…