Retired Public Employees Association Santa Cruz RPEA

Retired Public Employees Assocation Santa Cruz RPEA

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RPEA Chapter 9 Surf City- Santa Cruz has been serving retired public employees since 1958.

Newsletters

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Courtesy of former Regional Transportation Commission executive director and RPEA member Linda Wilshusen, everydayprimate.org

December 2019 Speakers' notes; treasurer's report; Adopt-A-Family Christmas gift program; membership; holiday luncheon and entertainment; be prepared for disaasters; health/benefits; second chance for major ruling on pension cuts; sunshine.
November 2019 Speakers’ notes; treasurer’s report; Chapter 9 election time; health/benefits; legislative report; technical difficulties; adopt-a-family Christmas gift program; membership; Henry Jones wins CalPERS board seat; sunshine; president’s message.
October 2019 Speaker's notes; treasurer's report; legislative report; CalPERS Open Enrollment; president's message; CalPERS gets candid about 'critical' decade ahead; Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay volunteer recruitment 2019; Adopt-A-Family Christmas Gift program; membership; informed delivery; book exchange; sunshine.
September 2019 Our annual picnic; treasurer’s report; legislative report; final CA budget brings much good news for seniors, including the end of senior penalty; remembering Clint Paulson; health/benefits; advantages of a living trust; membership; sunshine.
August 2019 Speaker's notes; health benefits and insurance; treasurer's report; legislative report; president's message; picnic flyer; CalPERS elections: retired members may vote beginning August 30, statement by JJ Jelincic, statement by Henry Jones; sunshine report; potential scammers targeting us; membership
July 2019  Speaker's notes; treasurer's report; legislative report; president's message; REAL ID and Senior ID; Health/benefits; PG&E Wildfire safety program; sunshine; membership.
June 2019 Speaker’s notes; treasurer’s report; legislative report; give and receive with TimeBank Santa Cruz; more tips for staying safe/secure online; president’s message; health/benefits; Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History exhibit, created with seniors; Social Security is here for the long haul ~ don’t believe the myths; sunshine; help wanted book exchange & donation project; toiletries collection: membership.
May 2019 Speakers' notes; treasurer's report; legislative report; president's message; how is CalPERS structured?; CBD explained; tips for staying safe/secure online; 11th annual health & lifestyle expo for women; sunshine; CalPERS quick tips for members; things I’ve learned about dementia; toiletries collection; membership.
April 2019 Speaker's notes; treasurer's report; legislative report; president's message; discounts available for seniors at State & Federal Parks; book exchange & donation; California Supreme Court curls a pension benefit but preserves "California Rule;" health & insurance; sunshine; lock identity thieves out of your phone; toiletries collection; membership.
March 2019 Speaker's notes; treasurer's report; legislative report; president's message; Back in Balance class; Project SCOUT; book exchange & donations; CalPERS membership chart; thanks Mike and Nancy; membership; tips to stay secure during tax season; health & insurance; sunshine; toiletries collection.
February 2019 Speaker's notes; treasurer's report; legislative report; president's message; Gavin Newsom's budget makes big down payment on California pensions; membership; RPEA Chapter 9 summary 11/1/2017-10/31/2018; health & insurance; sunshine; Adopt-A-Family Christmas project; toiletries collection.
January 2019 Standard alternative for lunch; pictures from our holiday lunch with Willy Juncosa playing his violin; treasurer’s report; legislative report: president's message; membership; newsmakers: California Supreme Court hears pension reduction case; health & insurance; Adopt-A-Family Christmas project; sunshine; book exchange-donation program.
December 2018 Speaker notes; treasurer's report; legislative report; holiday party; president's message; Adopt-A-Family Christmas project; Silver Alert; 12 top things to know about Social Security; ways to protect yourself from spam calls; membership; sunshine; book exchange- donation program; chapter elections.
November 2018 Speaker notes; treasurer's report; legislative report; remember to vote; Chapter 9 election time; random notes about useful stuff; adopt a family Christmas project; a non-partisan source for election information; health & insurance; remember to get a flu shot; membership; sunshine; book exchange & donation.:
October 2018 Speaker notes; the Essentials of Advance Directives for Healthcare – community presentations by Hospice of SC County; treasurer's report; legislative report; for safety sake - from PG&E's website; Adopt-A-Family Christmas Project; Biennial Report to the General Assembly by RPEA President AL Darby; health & insurance; message endorsing Al Darby; president's message; sunshine; book exchange- donation program; membership.
September 2018 Speakers' notes; treasurer's report; legislative report; photos taken by Joe Vela at our annual picnic held on August 7th at Harvey West Park; summary of Resolutions to be considered at General Assembly 2018; president's message; health and insurance; what do you see around you?; sunshine; membership.
August 2018 Speaker's notes;  legislative report; book exchange & donations; membership; still waiting for your new Medicare card?; sunshine.
July 2018 Speakers' notes; treasurer's report; legislative report; listen up; techno-talking; membership; The National Do Not Call Registry gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls; president's message; health  & insurance; What do you see around you?; sunshine, book exchange & donation.
June 2018  Speakers' notes, treasurer's report,legislative report, president’s message, community resources, prepare because you care resources, health & insurance, membership, what do you see around you?, sunshine.
May 2018 Notes on our speaker, treasurer's report, legislative report, funny senior moments, early intervention for dementia, dirty dozen & clean 15, what do you see around you?, a solid foundation for the future, health & insurance, membership, book exchange & donation program, sunshine.
April 2018 speakers' notes, treasurer's report, legislative report, walking through doorways linked with forgetting, study shows, things I didn't know I would have to worry about, file of life, president's message, the real reason the investor class hates pensions, health & insurance, membership, sunshine, book exchange & donation program, toiletries collection.
March 2018 Speakers' notes, treasurer’s report, legislative report, new Medicare cards coming soon, after Hawaii’s false alarm, the attack on workers' retirement, new Medicare cards coming to Californians April – June 2018, 2018 Red Cross Central Coast heroes breakfast, membership, sunshine, toiletries collection.
February 2018 Speakers' notes, treasurer's report, annual chapter financial report to members, colds versus flu: how to tell the difference, president's message, membership, health and insurance, the California rule and pension guarantees, what do you see around you?, sunshine, book exchange-donation program, toiletries collection.
January 2018 Speakers' notes, treasurer's report, legislation, book recommendations from AARP, president's message, membership, health and insurance, credit fraud, adopt-a-family, sunshine, toiletries collection.