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It's Time to Give Thanks...
... and we're thankful for you, our members. We're so glad you are a part of our Encore Learning family. We look forward to your participation in another exciting year of courses, special events and clubs. -- Art Gosling, President
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News and Photos
The Museum, located in Alexandria, VA, recently opened a new, highly interactive exhibit commemorating the ten-millionth patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The exhibit highlights the evolution of the patent process from 1790 to the present day with several interactive exhibits.
Here are some of our members enjoying the tour:
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Connecting Friends with Encore Learning
We're often referred to as the "best kept secret in Arlington." New members join mostly because they hear about Encore Learning from a friend.
When joining online, new members may enter a "Referred by" name. We look forward to thanking you here in the newsletter - see below.
Anyone can do it! When you simply like our Facebook page or share our Facebook posts and events to your social network, it's a huge help.
- Volunteers are always needed. If you'd like to get more involved, please email us.
- Check our calendar for Special Events, Club meetings, and office holiday closures.
Welcome New Members
In September and October 2018, the following 57
new members joined Encore Learning. Please be sure to give these folks a warm welcome.
Peggy De Wilde
Mary Kay Schoen
Jo Ann Van Beusichem
to the following instructors and members for referring friends and family:
Michelle Trahan (twice!)
Please email the office with any corrections.
Photos, Photos, Photos...
We all love looking at them and it seems we can never get enough here in the office. Please share your photos of Encore Learning activities with us. The higher the resolution of the photo, the better (1 MB or higher). Shots taken on your mobile phone are great! Just email them to us and if we use your photos, we will make sure to acknowledge you as the photographer. We can't use thumbnails, though, so please check your photo size settings prior to emailing.
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Arlington Youth Scholarship
We hope you enjoyed this edition of
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