Posted November 17, 2016 By Maria Siegel

December 2-4, 2016 – Holiday Party Weekend, Holiday Party on Saturday December 3, 2016 with gift exchange.

December 3, 2016 – RCVAWB Chapter Meeting 10:00 amBurkeville Lodge for the Blind.

December 3, 2016 – VAWB Board Meeting following the Holiday Party Burkeville Lodge for the Blind.

February 10-12, 2017 – Valentine’s Party Weekend.

April 23, 2017 – Annual Yard Sale.

May 26-29, 2017 – Memorial Day Weekend.

May 27, 2017 – Annual VAWB Meeting Saturday afternoon.


Upcoming events!!

Posted March 21, 2016 By Maria Siegel

April 9, 2016 (Spring Fling) RCVAWB chapter meeting 11:00 am, luncheon after. RCVAWB planning trip to Sailor Creek for reenactment of the last Civil War Battle before the surrender in afternoon. Contact Jackie Crowe for reservations for the weekend.

May 27 – May 30 – Memorial Day Weekend. RCVAWB planning trip on May 28th to Lucky Lake Gem Mine. Contact Jackie Crowe for weekend reservations.

June 4, 2016 – Annual VAWB Meeting 2:00 pm. RCVAWB chapter meeting 11:00 am. Contact Jackie Crowe for reservations.


Spend Valentines with friends and family at the lodge! Friday- Sunday,February 12-14.



Posted April 27, 2015 By Maria Siegel
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Betty Meredith – April 4, 2015

Betty Jo Meredith, 76, of Richmond, VA passed away Saturday, April, 4, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents Arthur Gray and Helen S. Garter; her sisters Mary Garter and Anna Wilson. She is survived by her husband Anderson Wynn Meredith; her sons Willow Jo; her sisters Helen Yowell, Bonnie Wiginton, and Pat Matthews; and her brothers A.G. Garter, Jr., Lee Garter, and John Garter. Betty Jo retired from the Virginia Association of Workers for the Blind, where she had worked for nineteen years. A memorial service will be held at Colonial Heights Baptist Church on Sunday, April 19, 2015, 4:00 PM, 17201 Jefferson Davis Highway, Colonial Heights, VA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Virginia Association of Workers for the Blind, P.O. Box 116, Burkeville, VA 23922. The family is being served by the Chester Chapel of J. T. Morris & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorris.com.



Posted April 27, 2015 By Maria Siegel


April 11, 2015 – Car Wash for donations to benefit the Lodge sponsored by RCVAWB at

Village Presbyterian Church, 110 N. Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA

May 2, 2015 – 8:00 AM through 2:00 PM

RCVAWB Semi-annual Yard Sale at

Burkeville Lodge for the Blind.

May 9, 2015 – RCVAWB trip to listen to original and gospel music of John Pleasant’s cousin Tim. If interested in going contact Ruth Rankin.

May 23-25, 2015 – Memorial Day Weekend Celebration.

June 6, 2015 – VAWB Annual Meeting Burkeville Lodge for the Blind.

July 3-5, 2015 – Fourth of July Celebration.

September 5 – 7, 2015– Labor Day Weekend Celebration with Silent Auction on Saturday September 5, 2015.

October 3, 2015 – 8:00 AM through 2:00 PM

RCVAWB Semi-annual Yard Sale at

Burkeville Lodge for the Blind.