Club news for 3-6-19


OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Retired Teachers Association held their winter general membership mini-meeting on Feb. 25 at Sunfields Restaurant in Ottawa.

Foundation activities, grants, membership, and the 2019 budget were presented.

The first guest speaker was Nathan Mihalich, IRTA director of membership and marketing. He informed attendees about IRTA membership and explained using the IRTA website www.irtaonline.org.

Doug Strand, the IRTA endorsed candidate for the TRS trustee position was introduced. He explained his background and presented the group with the current status of matters pertaining to retired Illinois educators.

The next full general meeting will be on Monday, April 22 at Festivities Unlimited in Ottawa. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m.