Torch Club


A member of the International Association of Torch Clubs

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The Schedule for This Year

Where: The Hilton Garden Inn on Plantation Road in Blacksburg
When: Every second Tuesday evening at 6:00, weather permitting, September through May
Come at 5:30 to mingle with members in the lounge before the meeting

Welcome to Torch

Torch Clubs provide a forum where people from different professions and interests can meet in a friendly and enjoyable setting. We enjoy good fellowship while eating an excellent meal followed by a paper and discussion.
The paper is the main focus of the club meeting. The presenter is usually a club member, speaking on a topic of special interest to that person, although outside speakers may be invited. Following the talk, the speaker engages in lively exchanges with members, further exploring the ideas.

To maintain a neutral forum, Torch Clubs are solely devoted to the intellectual exchange of ideas. They never get involved with causes or fund-raising for outside projects. Torch Clubs never promote political or social causes nor participate in civic projects. These valuable functions are left to other organizations to which Torch members belong.

While membership is by invitation only we welcome inquiries from professional people (active or retired) who enjoy sharing ideas. If you would like to learn more about our club and know a member, he or she can give you more information. If you do not know a member, you can contact one of the officers listed below. We will be happy to tell you about our organization.

Typical Torch Meal

Officers for 2019 - 2020
President Karen Finch
Vice President Mary Pettitt
Secretary Bob Dickenson
Treasurer Sam Hicks
WebMaster Jim Shockley
Past President Jeff Graf

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Revised: May 15, 2019