UPDATED 2.20.18  *Newest:  March's meeting; March calendar

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Past Owner of Grapevine Florist

Presents a Hands-On

Flower Arranging Program

To insure adequate supplies, please


by Friday, March 2, to Linda Tidmore;

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



*20 Recent Inside Lines are linked on the Blue Menu Bar above. On the right side bar of each article is a sign-up box to receive your own copy.  Or go to:  Check often... Inside Line updates are only written when Executive Director Tim Lee needs to contact us.

~ Not reading Inside Line?  You missed:

*The latest TRS Health Care payment schedule & primary voting notice :

2017-2018 Legislative Power Tools

*Tim Lee's INSIDE LINE:  Menu bar above = current Austin news

*TRTA's Facebook: Immediate Texas Retired Teachers news:     No membership required. 

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

Austin - When it Happens,


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  GCARSE Members ARE Informed...

~Check this website's menu bar (top) for new Inside Lines

~Subscribe to Inside Line:

~Read Legislative Updates: Blue Menu bar above or:

~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 GCARSE - Notes & Such...

~Record your 2018 hours & take pictures!  Send monthly counts to Blanche Ziegler (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 to $5 each meeting?  Contribute!

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

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

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