TRTA-GRAPEVINE-COLLEYVILLE ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES

UPDATED 2.10.19  March Meeting; Meeting List; Calendar; Minutes (containing Financial Report); Health; GCARSE email (sidebar & below)

*ALWAYS UPDATING - Inside Line* & Facebook;   Check Out - Search Box upper right hand corner of site; Facebook Like Box & Live Feed bottom of Home page

NEW EMAIL: trtagcarse2@gmail.com

*READ INSIDE LINE: https://trta.org/inside-line-blog/



RETIRED?  READY TO CONNECT?

WANT A VOICE IN AUSTIN & D.C.?

CONCERNED ABOUT INSURANCE?

VOLUNTEER & WANT THOSE HOURS TO MEAN EVEN MORE?

 LIKE TRAVEL, VISION & DENTAL INSURANCE, + MORE PERKS JUST FOR TEXAS-RETIRED TEACHERS & SCHOOL EMPLOYEES?

JOIN TRTA & your local unit TRTA-GCARSE!

TRTA IS the

LARGEST RETIRED TEACHER ASSOCIATION

in the UNITED STATES

HOW to Join?  Come to a local TRTA-GCARSE meeting or contact Blanche Ziegler; 1st Vice & Membership Chair: 

EMAIL:  trtagcarse2@gmail.com 

SUBJECT LINE: Blanche Ziegler; Membership Chair

DUES: $45 for 1 year; check payable to TRTA-GCARSE  *TRTA-GCARSE will send your TRTA portion ($35) to Austin.

TRTA-GCARSE is... http://localunits.org/grapevine-colleyville/index.cfm/gcarse-is/

MEMBERSHIP FORMS & more: https://trta.org/member-resources/

ONLINE:https://portal.trta.org/imis15/TRTA/trta/membershipapplication/join.aspx

TRTA: https://trta.org   


MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2019

PAM ELZA 

DISTRICT 11 TECHNOLOGIST 

CYBER SAFETY & MORE...

Remember your donation to 

2019 TRTA's Statewide Children's Book Project  

WHEN: 9:30 Meet; Greet; Eat! (snacks, coffee, tea)

             10:00 - 11:30: Meeting & Guest Speakers

*If you need to leave before the meeting ends, please do so. We're so glad you came!

WHERE:  PDEC:  5800 Colleyville Blvd, Colleyville, Texas 76034

CALENDAR:  https://www.localunits.org/grapevine-colleyville/index.cfm/2018-2019-calendar/



2018-2019 Calendar Dates; Locations; Programs

Note: TRTA-GCISD's Executive Board continues to finalize programs.

*September 10  Dr. Robin Ryan with The State of GCISD; PDEC; Mustang Corral

*October 1  Stacey Pasholick with The Reach of Grace & Volunteer Opportunities; PDEC; Mustang Corral

*November 5  Grapevine Library's Nancy Maxwell with Geneology: Who Are We & How Do We Find Out?   PDEC; Mustang Corral 

*December 3  Annual Potluck Luncheon; note time change: 10:15-10:30 set-up followed by brief meeting; then Fun! Food! Friends!   PDEC; Mustang Corral

*No January Meeting

*February 4  Grapevine Police's Sergeant Jason Keller with Safety - What to Do; AMBA's Jacob Dunham with 2019 Updates & Answers; Bring your retired teacher friends! PDEC; Mustang Corral

*March 4  District 11 Technologist, Pam Elza with Cyber Safety & Much More...  PDEC; Mustang Corral

*April 1  Jaime Cobb with Alzheimer's - The Early Signs; PDEC; Mustang Corral

*May 6 Dr. Cindy Ryan (tentative); Board Room;  Administration Building



INSIDE LINE

*Recent Inside Lineshttps://trta.org/inside-line-blog/ Check often... Inside Line updates are only written when Executive Director Tim Lee needs to contact us.

~ Not reading Inside Line?  You missed:  Essential 2019 news on the Legislative front, TRS-Care, and more: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/139c8c12f5d4628c0bbd65c86/files/e2e83ab6-e191-4e11-875e-8ac3024ef0a5/TRTA_Legislative_Platform_Summary_FINAL_VERSION.pdf  



2018-2019 Legislative Media Power Tools

*Tim Lee's INSIDE LINE:  Read: https://trta.org/inside-line-blog/ Sign up for Inside Line emails: https://trta.org/the-inside-line/

*TRTA's Facebook: Immediate Texas Retired Teachers news: https://www.facebook.com/pages/TRTA-Texas-Retired-Teachers-Association/126989714019649     No Facebook membership required. 

*Live Facebook feed is at bottom of Home page.  "Like" it!



Austin - When it Happens,

 

  You'll Know It

 

  TRTA-GCARSE Members ARE Informed...

~Subscribe to Inside Line: https://trta.org/the-inside-line/

 

~Call the Legislator Hotline:  1.888.674.3788             

~Respond to Action Alerts sent by Tim Lee & listed on this site

~Read & "like" TRTA's Facebook  Like Box & Live Feed at bottom



We Are TRTA-GCARSE - Notes & Such...

~Record your 2019 volunteer hours & take pictures!  Send monthly counts to Claudia McWhorter (sidebar email)  Note: Hours are collected and reported to TRTA by the year.

~Contribute to our scholarship fund established in honor of Dr. Jim Thompson.  Donate in honor or in memory of someone or simply to help a student achieve their dream.

~Contribute to TRTA's Children's Book Project: 

Can you afford $1, $5, $10 each meeting?  Contribute!  

Can't get to a meeting but want to send a check?  Contact us via trtagcarse2@gmail.com

TRTA-GCARSE 2018 Count: Books: 106 new children's books to the USO DFW Children's Library.  Great job TRTA-GCARSE! 

TRTA-GCARSE 2017 Count:  Books: 201  151 new books went to a flood-damaged school in Houston.. Way to go TRTA-GCARSE! 

~Use the Calendar Reminder each month

~Read minutes & financials & monthly health alerts.  Click on Members Only: Blue Menu Bar.

~Stay up-to-date! Read District XI site: http://trtadistricts.org/DistrictXI/



Be an Info Guru all year ...

~Bookmark or Favorite:

*TRTA-GCARSE's site: http://www.localunits.org/Grapevine-Colleyville/ Check it out before each meeting.  Keep our GCARSE visitor counter ticking. Set up your email reminders while you're there.

*TRTA's Facebook & website:  Facebook live feed below; website links upper right and lower left hand corners of this site.

*District XI Facebook & website: https://www.facebook.com/trtadistrictxi/ http://trtadistricts.org/DistrictXI/