The Education Minnesota Retired Fall Breakfast was held on Thursday, October 16th at 9:00 a.m. at the Minnesota Science Museum in St. Paul. For a very low price one can have a full breakfast, (very yummy-egg bake with spinach, French toast, hash browns, sausage, blueberry cobbler, fruit, and lots of coffee) excellent guest speeches, and the chance to network with other Education Minnesota colleagues.
State Auditor Rebecca Otto was the morning's first speaker. Otto was very
The 2014 Education Minnesota Retired Annual Meeting was held on Friday, April 25 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel in Bloomington. There was a great breakfast provided and an equally great “Welcome” to the 66+ attendees from President Walt Munsterman. We started off with all of us introducing ourselves.
I personally always find this very helpful-gives me a chance to put faces to names and also names to geographic locations in the state.
Education Minnesota Retired May 5, 2014 TRA Report Marti Zins
The TRA board met April 9, 2014.
The pension fund is $19.74 B with an earning of about 13% for the year.
The internal auditing plan was adopted. This is important as it helps TRA actually find out of internal processes are working as designed. Problems are identified and corrections are put in place. This helps identify problems in a time frame that can actually be corrected. Issues include payroll reporting and service credit. Because of payroll confusion
2014 NEA RETIRED ORGANIZING CONFERENCE By Bobbie Margo
This year's NEA Retired Organizing Conference was held at the Westin Galleria Hotel in Houston, TX on March 25-27. Deep in the heart of Texas, Houston is less than an hour's drive from Galveston and the Gulf of Mexico. Houston is the fourth largest city in the U.S. With a growing economy as well as a Texas-sized offering of arts, culture, nightlife, and sporting events.
Four Education MN-Retired members attended this year's conference-Larry Koenck, Bobbie Margo, Walt
Click below to see the article by Joan Beaver, and presentations by Jodee Buhr, James Haggar and Dan Pedrotty from AFL-CIO.
2014 Legislative and Political Action Conference
If Education Minnesota Retired or Retired Educators Association of Minnesota (REAM) schedules a political conference, evidently the odds are good that there will be a snow storm. The REAM sponsored conference was postponed once last year and then cancelled due to snow in May. This year, 22 retirees braved a major snowstorm January 30, and were rewarded with very informative and interesting presentations related to the
The Education Minnesota Retired Fall Breakfast was held on Thursday, October 17 at 9:30 a.m. at 317 Washington Street (across from Rice Park in St. Paul) in the Parkview Room. This event is reallya a wonderful activity to attend. For a very low price one can have a full, yummy breakfast (bacon/eggs, fruit/pastries, hash browns and lots of coffee), excellent speeches from political candidates, and the chance to network and to visit with other Education Minnesota Retiree Colleagues.