Local Retired Educators Group, CalRTA, Awarded Grant

The local division of the California Retired Teachers Association has been awarded the prestigious 2015 CalRTA Membership Grant, which provides funding for the Tumbleweed Division 74’s membership campaign. The grant application process began in early February and was concluded in mid-March.

Tumbleweed Division 74’s membership is open to all current and retired educators. The principle goal of CalRTA is to enhance and protect the benefits of retired educators.
Johanna Hobbs, the state CalRTA’s director of Membership Recruitment Grants, said in her announcement letter, “The purpose of the grant process was to encourage recruitment of new members.”

The author of the grant, Jeanette Gehrke, stated, “I am very pleased that our division received the Membership Grant so that we can invite new members to join Tumbleweed Division 74.”

The Division 74 Three-Step Incentive Program proposes a multi-component approach to membership recruitment, including awarding prizes to current and new members.
“I congratulate our division for receiving this grant,” said Tumbleweed Division President Betty Mills. “It represents a great deal of time, commitment, and effort on everyone’s part. I am fully confident that we will be able to increase our membership as a result of CalRTA’s support.”

Any interested current or retired educator is invited to join Tumbleweed Division 74. For additional information, please contact Vicki Wheeler at (760) 245-1303.

 

Retired Educators Group Next Meets on June 4

The local division of the California Retired Teachers Association meets the first Thursday of every month, excluding July and August. Tumbleweed Division 74’s membership is open to all current and retired educators. The principle goal of CalRTA is to enhance and protect the benefits of retired educators.

The monthly meetings feature a buffet lunch prepared by a local restaurant and a keynote speaker.

Meetings are held 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 16138 Molino Drive, Victorville.

Any interested current or retired educator is invited to join Tumbleweed Division 74. For additional information, please contact Vicki Wheeler at (760) 245-1303.

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