May 11 Meeting - The IU Retirees Association will retrace its proud history when members gather at Meadowood on Wednesday, May 11, for the last meeting of the academic year. Instead of a potluck, members will enjoy a social hour at 5 p.m., then a sumptuous free buffet dinner at 6 p.m., followed by eclectic entertainment.
Parking will be available in the adjoining Cyclotron parking lot, and a shuttle will transport IURA members to Meadowood's main building for the IURA gathering in the Terrace Room.
See the April newsletter for details.
New Board Members - At the April 13 meeting, the nominating committee presented three candidates for three-year terms on the IURA board. Those eledted are Mary Ellen Anderson, Bill McGregor, and Debora "Ralf" Shaw.
See the March newsletter for details.
Speech and Hearing Benefits -- According to Bruce Jaffee, chair of the IURA Benefits Committee, the standard $80 fee for hearing evaluation exams at IU's Speech and Hearing Clinic is completely waived for those with IU retiree status. See March newsletter for additional details.
Retiree Benefits: News from HR-- IU's Human Resources has appointed Karen Hill as its new liaison to the IURA. Retirees may address specific questions about benefits to Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org, 812-856-4459.
Committees for 2015-16 -- Program: Joan Curts (chair), John Hobson, Dick McKaig, and Carol Stokes; Hospitality: Harriet Pfister (chair), Carol Stokes, and Martha Wailes; Newswatch: Judy Schroeder; Database Manager: Doris Wittenburg; Webmaster: Suzann Owen; Historian: Bob Dodd; and Retiree Benefits: Bruce Jaffee.
Membership Dues -- The membership form is available on line. IURA welcomes to membership a large number of University employees who recently accepted the IU early retirement package.
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