GRAPEVINE-COLLEYVILLE ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES

UPDATED 9.28.17  *Newest: October's meeting; 2017-2018 Meeting Calendar 2nd meeting

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



JOIN TRTA & GCARSE!  Come to a meeting or contact Blanche Ziegler (sidebar)

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

Membership PDF: http://www.trta.org/trta/assets/File/Web%20Local%20MembershipBrochure%2002_2015.pdf

TRTA: http://www.trta.org/membership/join-trta/



      

GCARSE MEETING: OCTOBER 2ND

STEIN MART'S BONNIE KURTZ with

CLOSET TO CHIC-- CLEVER WAYS for MEN & WOMEN TO EDIT THEIR CLOSETS

AMBA'S Shon Newsom & Jacob Dunham will update critical TRS-Care information

WHEN:

9:30 - Meet.Greet.Eat!  A great time to visit.  GCISD executive board will provide snacks for this meeting.

10:00 - Meeting begins

11:00 - 11:30 - Meeting ends

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

WHERE:  The PDEC (Professional Development & Education Center); 5800 Colleyville Boulevard; Colleyville, TX 76034

CALENDAR: http://www.localunits.org/grapevine-colleyville/index.cfm/2017-2018-meeting-calendar/



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: http://trta.org/features/insideline/  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 details: http://trta.org/legislation/legislative-updates/texas-house-passes-212-million-in-funding-for-trs-care-sends-bill-to-governor/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TrtaInsideLine+%28TRTA+Web+Page+and+Legislative+Updates+%29

*Tim Lee's Fall Schedule - you are invited to attend these meetings: http://trta.org/calendars/tim-lee-s-fall-schedule/



2017-2018 Legislative Power Tools

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

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

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



Austin - When it Happens,

 

  You'll Know It

 

  GCARSE Members ARE Informed...

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

~Subscribe to Inside Line: http://www.trta.org/features/insideline/

~Read Legislative Updates: Blue Menu bar above or: http://www.trta.org/index.cfm/legislation/legislative-updates/

~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 2017 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  GCARSE is currently deciding the focus for 2017 into 2018's project.

*USO's Center Library - Donate gently-read paperbacks or hardcovers for USO Center volunteers to give traveling guests. 

The Center especially needs    Teen

Whether you donate $ or books, pick up a donation receipt. USO is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

GCARSE 2016 Count:  Books: 215 

~Use the Calendar Reminder (which is currently being updated)

~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:

*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/