Holiday Luncheon, Tuesday Dec. 13.  11:30 am at the Glen Echo Country Club.

Retirees should have received an invitation.  If not, then call 314-516-5789 or for questions 314-516-5442.

Lunch followed by visit to the Museum of Transportation: Friday Dec. 16.

On Friday December 16th, the Activities Committee of the UMSL Retirees Association has arranged a special program at the Museum of Transportation.

The event will commence with the association’s former Lunch Bunch concept where luncheons were scheduled at interesting venues.

At 11:30 am, we will take in the famous weekly Friday luncheon at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 1755 Des Peres Rd. Town and Country, MO. 63231, where an authentic Greek meal with three reasonably priced buffet menu options will be available.

Shortly after 1:00 we will convene a couple of miles from the church at the Museum of Transportation, 3015 Barrett Station Road, 63122 where we will visit the museum’s new Visitors Center to see the fabulous holiday model train show. If time permits. members may have a personal tour of the historic autos in the auto building.

The holiday show consists of four separate multi track animated layouts of various gauge. The most recent addition to the annual show is the model train layout that was formerly the holiday window feature at the Famous Barr department store downtown.

Members with model trains are welcome to bring their personal units and run them on the tracks.

More details regarding this special holiday activity will be announced at the association’s annual holiday luncheon.

Breaking News - Healthcare coverage update.

Tthe link below provides an update on the options available through United Health Care as the insurer for our health plans offered to retirees who are enrolled in both Medicare A&B.  As additional information is provided, this feature will be updated.  Click here for the link.

Attention Retirees

Don't forget to join or rejoin the University of Missouri-St. Louis Retirees Association. The membership year is from June 1 to May 31.

Presentation of the UMSL-RA Membership Card grants the following:

Annual dues are $15. Or, for the most convenient option, join as a lifetime member for just $125.

If you are a new or renewing member, simply fill out and print your membership application and mail with your dues check payable to the UMSL Retirees Association.

 In June 2015, at the UMSL-RA annual meeting the membership passed a motion to accord a dues-free first year for new retirees. If you have just retired, fill out and print your membership application, noting on the form “New Retiree”, and mail today!

And, volunteer to serve on a committee -

There are three committee choices:
Communications
Membership
Planning and Events

Contact President Lol Barton to volunteer.
Your help is needed to keep our organization going.
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June 7, 2016 Spring Luncheon and Annual Meeting

       This was hosted by Chancellor Tom George and Dr. Barbara Harbach.  A feature of the event was an update from Joe Martinich, a member of the Total Rewards Committee, on plans for medical benefits for retirees.  At the end of the meeting there was a tour of the new Science Learning Center.
          Also at the meeting the following slate of nominees was elected by acclamation:

President-Elect:  Chuck Korr
Treasurer:           Steve Spaner
Secretary:            Mary Ellen Heckel
Board Members: Wendell Smith, Hal Harris and Zuleyma Tang-Martinez

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Summary of Retiree Medical Plan Study Guiding Coalition Activity.  See here for a report

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2016-2017 Retirees Association Board 
        (Updated after the election at the June 7, 2016 luncheon meeting)

OFFICERS
Lol Barton, President
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
lbarton@umsl.edu

Chuck Korr, President-elect
Department of History
cpkorr@umsl.edu

Mary Ellen Heckel, Secretary
The Graduate School
meheckel@sbcglobal.net

Steven Spaner, Treasurer
College of Education
sspaner@umsl.edu

Sandy MacLean, Past President 
Office of Student Affairs
stannard624@yahoo.com

MEMBERS

Wendell Smith
Continuing Education & Outreach
wsmith@umsl.edu

Hal Harris
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
hharris @umsl.edu

Zuleyma Tang-Martinez
Department of Biology
zuleyma@umsl.edu

David Ganz
College of Business Administration
ganz@umsl.edu

Joe Martinich
College of Business Administration
Joseph.Martinich@umsl.edu

Linda Royal
Student Affairs
royal@umsl.edu

UNIVERSITY LIAISON

Cindy Vantine (ex-officio)
Director, University Events
cindy_vantine@umsl.edu