Imry And Sharon Volgyi Speak On China At ElderScholars Meeting April 9

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Imry and Sharon Volgyi will speak at the April ElderScholars meeting on Tuesday, April 9, in the Lookout Mountain Room at the UTC University Center at 1 p.m.  The room is located in the center of the first floor on the Food Court end. 

Mr. and Mrs. Volgyi who will follow up on the session earlier this year on China (from a couple who lives there) with their perspective on China as tourists in the country. 

Mr. Volgyi comes to us with an extensive military background and a variety of honors and awards. He graduated from VMI as a 1971 distinguished military graduate. His experience includes accounting and military pay with the Department of Defense Finance and Accounting Service, in Washington DC. His background includes many military awards and volunteer services.

As command executive officer he was responsible for the daily administrative operation of a diverse organization with eight separate divisions managing a $3.5 billion budget and supporting 40 Army posts with over one million active duty and reserve soldiers He also served as chief administrator in establishing internal office procedures, directorate policies, and administrative controls for an office of 350 military and civilian personnel. He streamlined the administrative process for submission of paperwork within the headquarters that significantly reduced the multiple forms and papers into a single multipurpose document, receiving a cash award for this suggestion.

Guests may meet at the University Center Cafeteria for lunch around noon. Parking is free in any UTC lot by placing a letter on the dashboard indicating that you are attending the ElderScholars meeting. If any difficulty with ticketing, take the letter and the ticket to the University "Police Station" which is at the top of the hill at the end of the street directly behind the Student Center.


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