January 07, 2020
Happy New Year! The Dallas, Houston and Coastal Bend TARA chapters meet this week. If you live in these areas, you will receive a separate email about the meeting.
PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE TARA CONVENTION!
Please mark your calendars for Friday, January 24, 2020, from 11:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. as we will hold our Texas Alliance for Retired Americans Biennial Convention that day at the Becky Moeller Auditorium of the Texas AFL-CIO at 1106 Lavaca St. in Austin. We will hear from our TARA President Tony Padilla and Alliance for Retired Americans Executive Director Rich Fiesta. We will have speakers and panels discussing our TARA actions and ways to increase membership, Medicare For All and What It Really Means, The 2020 Census and What It Means for Retirees, plus our important TARA role in the 2020 Elections. We will elect the TARA President, Secretary and Treasurer for the biennium. The registration fee is $10 if paid before the convention and $15 on site. This fee includes lunch and materials. We ask you to please complete a registration form and pay the fee at your next local chapter meeting. Here is the link to the registration form https://texas.retiredamerica.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2019/12/REGISTRATION-FORM-FOR-TARA-BIENNIAL-CONVENTION2020.pdf In order to be a certified voting delegate, your $10 yearly TARA dues must also be current. Here is a link to the TARA membership form: https://retiredamerica.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/TXUpdatedMembershipColor19-1.pdf Chapters will discuss transportation to Austin at their meetings this month. We hope to see you in Austin!