TRTA-GRAPEVINE-COLLEYVILLE ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES

UPDATED 10.15.18  *NewestINSIDE LINE NOTIFICATION* November's meeting; November's calendar; 2018-2019 calendar - dates, times, programs; Officers' email address

*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: TRTA.GCARSE@gmail.com

*INSIDE LINE NOT UPDATING: to read essential Inside Lines, use link: 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:  TRTA.GCARSE@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/

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

TRTA: https://trta.org



NOVEMBER 5, 2018 MEETING

GRAPEVINE LIBRARY's NANCY MAXWELL with

GENEOLOGY: Who Are We?  

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 Boulevard; Colleyville, TX 76034-6097

CALENDAR: Meeting dates & possible 2018 programs.  Plus, set up your personal meeting reminder: http://www.localunits.org/grapevine-colleyville/index.cfm/2018-2019-calendar/



2018-2018 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: 10:15-10:35 set-up followed by brief meeting; then Fun! Food! Friends!   PDEC; Mustang Corral

*No January Meeting

*February 4  Road Scholar Presentation with Travel: On the Road Again;  PDEC; Mustang Corral

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

*April Alzheimer's:  A Perspective; PDEC; Mustang Corral

*May 6  TRTA & What's Happening in Austin?  Board Room;  Administration Building



INSIDE LINE

*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: https://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:   9/20's Breaking News: TRS Makes No Changes to TRS-Care Benefits: https://trta.org/inside-line-blog/



2018-2019 Legislative Power Tools

*Tim Lee's INSIDE LINE  Current Austin news:  Menu bar above or https://trta.org/inside-line-blog/ 

*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...

~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 TRTA-GCARSE - Notes & Such...

~Record your 2018 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:  For 2018 we are supporting flood-damaged schools in Houston.  Can you afford $1, $5, $10 each meeting?  Contribute!

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/