August 08, 2015: The City of Austin proclaimed their recognition of the 50th anniversary of Medicare along with the Austin Chapter of the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans. The birthday was July 30th. Austin retirees held a giant celebration of their own and atten...Read more >
August 05, 2015: A STATEMENT ON VOTING RIGHTS
The Texas Alliance for Retired Americans joins progressive voices everywhere in celebrating the Voting Rights Act on its 50th anniversary, August 6. Seniors go to the polls in greater percentages than any other age group ...Read more >
August 05, 2015: The Dallas Chapter of the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans met on August 5th. We had reports on our successful national legislative conference, our state meeting in Austin, and our three big Medicare celebrations.
As always, most of the meetin...Read more >
August 03, 2015:
DALLAS TARA CHAPTER MEETING
Wednesday, Aug 5, 12:30P
APWU HALL, 2010 POSTAL WAY, DALLAS, TEXAS, 75212 (map)
Please join us Wednesday. We'll recap our very successful series of Medicare Celebrations in Texas. We'll also make plans to k...Read more >
July 30, 2015: This comes in from Glenn Scott, President of the Austin Chapter of Texas Alliance for Retired Americans:
We had a terrific event on Saturday. We have put Austin TARA on the Austin/Central Texas political and advocacy map!
Over 14...Read more >
July 30, 2015: By the time Dallas started its Medicare celebration on July 30, there were at least 128 other events taking place or scheduled nationwide. At least five of them were in Texas!
Dallasites gathered at the Alliance/AFT Educators' Hall in the Oak Clif...Read more >
July 27, 2015: As of last count, over 120 events are underway in the United States for the 50th Anniversary of Medicare, July 30. Texas had a fine one in Hurst and a great one in Austin. Two more are coming up:
Celebrate, Defend, and Expand Medicare/ Medicaid in D...Read more >
July 25, 2015: TARA has two new videos on YouTube. We're singing our anthem at the end of a good meeting in Austin on July 16. The lyrics are with the video. As far as we know, we're the only retiree group in the nation with its own anthem, and we have a great time...Read more >
July 25, 2015: The Austin Chapter of Texas Alliance for Retired Americans held one of the 90 nationwide celebrations of the 50th anniversary of Medicare/Medicaid on July 25. Congressman Lloyd Doggett joined a program of luminaries, music, and information all design...Read more >
July 25, 2015: Celebrate, Defend, and Expand Medicare/ Medicaid!
12:30 PM July 30, 50th Anniversary of Medicare signing
334 Centre (At Bishop)
Dallas, Texas 75208
Mayor Pro Tem Monica Alonzo will lead a program of information and music leading to a fi...Read more >