Santa Fe TTN is organized and led entirely by volunteers.
What a terrific first
meeting of the new year!
Rachel Greenstein & Sue Burgess
More than 35 members and guests came to hear one of TTN's talented authors,
, talk about her latest book,
The Privilege of Aging.
Pat shared inspiring thoughts from some of the 12 women she interviewed and some of their strategies to ensure their cup is always half-full.
Our favorite is the approach one of Pat's interviewees takes when thinking about some of the activities she can no longer enjoy: her inability to hike means no more blisters on her feet and not riding her bicycle means no more aching leg muscles.
Our February meeting features
Ruth Greenberger, President of the
Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe who will present an overview of this important organization and volunteer service.
See more details in the next article, including information on the
We hope you'll join us!
Please plan to enjoy more socializing at our
New Member Tea
on March 19 which will be held at the house of our founder, Jean Palmer.
The February meeting will be
Monday, February 22nd from 5:45-7:30pm
431 Paseo de Peralta -
just to the left and behind the Scottish Rite Temple with plenty of parking.
$5 new suggested donation
Bring a guest!
SHARING THE JOY OF READING
+ Book Swap!
As Frederick Douglass said,"Once you learn to read, you will be forever free."
TTN welcomes Ruth Greenberger, president of the Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe.
Did you know that 34% of adults in
Fe are functionally illiterate
according to the
....and 32% speak little or
For 30 years,
Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe
have been providing free tutoring to adults in our community. Ruth Greenberger, current board president of Literacy Volunteers, will talk about her experiences as an ESL tutor and about the organization.
Ruth Greenberger is a retired educator with 40 years of experience as a teacher, school principal,and education consultant. She has tutored several individuals and groups of students for Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe, and she is clear that her life has been transformed by the experience as much as her students' lives.
BOOK SWAP AFTER PRESENTATION!
To add to our celebration of the joys of reading, we will have a book swap. Each person please bring a book with your name in it. Discover and chat with the owner of the book you choose. Refreshments will be served during what should be a fun evening!
Santa Fe Chapter Webpages Updated!
recently updated pages
on the TTN website:
- Keep informed with the Events Calendar
- Get acquainted with our Steering Committee members by reading their "bios"
- Check out Chapter News for an overview of recent - and not so recent - activities
- Read archived Newsletters from 2013-2016
MORE FEATURES COMING!
Do you have a vacation home you'd like to rent, a movie review, an event you'd like to tell other members about? We are working on creating a page where members can post their own announcements!
AT CHOCOLATE MAVEN
Wednesday, Feb 3
Experience a traditional High Tea with a variety of confections, little sandwiches and a wide assortment
of teas in china tea cups.
We need to reserve tables,
so be sure to RSVP!
OUR VERY FIRST
Thursday, Feb 18
Bar & Food Happy Hour
4:30 - 5:30 pm
Trivia begins at
The Santa Fe Bar & Grill
187 Paseo De Peralta
(De Vargas Mall)
Do you know the answers to these trivia questions?
Question 1: Which 5-letter word can refer to a spicy Latin dance or a spicy Latin sauce?
Question 2: How many U.S. states border the Gulf of Mexico?
Ready for more trivia?
This fun-filled evening will be open to not only TTN members but also friends who might be interested in learning about the many programs and activities TTN has to offer.
SPACE IS LIMITED
SAVE THESE DATES!
"Getting to Know You"
Jean Palmer's Home
790 Paseo de la Cuma
New members will join longtime members for conversation and light refreshments. Learn about the social events, peer groups, and book group plans for the spring.
Annual UnBirthday Celebration
Carolyn Moore's Home
An UNBIRTHDAY party has been defined as a celebration on any day that is not one's birthday.
Join us for an afternoon of fun!
Non-members are welcome
to attend all of February's events.
Come & learn more about
Santa Fe TTN and the value
of becoming a member.
Santa Fe TTN Social Groups use MeetUp to schedule
share event ideas.
To sign up follow these instructions:
and select sign up, using your e-mail address. You must go into your e-mail and verify your registration to finish the registration with Meetup.
Then find and sign up with:
"SANTA FE CHAPTER
THE TRANSITION NETWORK".
If you are already a Meetup member, sign into Meetup as usual and look for our group title listed above.
If you need help, contact Ann Church: