GRAPEVINE-COLLEYVILLE ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES

UPDATED 4.22.17  *Newest: April meeting; Health Care with Tim & Bill link; TRS Board vote link; April Benefits & Health

*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 Linda Tidmore (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/



MAY 1ST MEETING: CAITLYN USSERY, Volunteer Coordinator; CASA of TARRANT COUNTY

ALERT - Meet in GCISD Boardroom; 3051 Ira Woods Ave, Grapevine

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

 

WHERE:  This month only: GCISD Boardroom: 3051 Ira Woods Ave, Grapevine 

CALENDAR:  Check times & dates, plus set up your personal event reminder here:  http://www.localunits.org/grapevine-colleyville/index.cfm/2016-2017-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:

*Health Care: Tim Lee & Bill Barnes discuss live: https://www.facebook.com/TexasRetiredTeachers/videos/1454223001296307/

*Vote for TRS Board!  Did you know the Governor will pick from our top 3 candidate picks?  We have a voice in this. Learn & Vote: https://www.trs.texas.gov/Pages/carousel_board_election.aspx



2016-2017 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.trtaportal.or/InsideLineSignup.cfm

~Read Legislative Updates: Blue Menu bar above or: http://www.localunits.org/grapevine-colleyville/index.cfm/inside-lines/ 

~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 Carolyn Hays: cephays@sbcglobal.net  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 2017 state-wide TRTA Book Project by giving to DFW's USO Program: Books for Troops   Note: Book Numbers are reported to TRTA by the year.

*BFT - Donate gently-read paperbacks or hardcovers for USO Center volunteers to give traveling guests.  BFT loves:

Adult   Teen  Children 

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 for each meeting:  http://www.localunits.org/grapevine-colleyville/index.cfm/2016-2017-calendar/

~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/