Fort Bend-Harris Retired Educators
Fort Bend Harris Retired Educators was established in 2001. It is an affiliate of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA).
FBHRE Executive Board Members
We are active, involved, retired educators who meet monthly to...
Encourage the economic, intellectual, social, and physical well-being of our members.
Promote educational excellence by providing books for children.
Encourage volunteer opportunities.
Support legislation favorable to retired and active school personnel.
Enjoy each other's company.
We meet on the second Thursday of the month, August -May,
Sugar Land Methodist Church
431 Eldridge Road
Sugar Land, TX 77478
We meet in The Venue on the south side of the church next to the Children's Bldg on the second Thursday of the month at 1 P.M. unless otherwise noted.
President: Kathaleen Eppler
First VP: Evelyn Smith
Second VP/ Public Relations:
Secretary: Pat Larson
Treasurer: Cathy Duvall
Mary Ann Dolezal
Historian: Evelyn Smith
Children’s Book Project:
East Fort Bend Human Needs:
Foundation: Ann Thompson
Health and Safety:
Hospitality: Mary Mouret
Legislative: Mary Ann Dolezal
Member Care/ Church Liaison:
Social: Tricia Fridye
Technology: Arleigh Kalinowski
First FBHRE President:
Pat Toland, Jan. 2001
Fort Bend-Harris Retired Educators is actively involved in the community. Participating in the TRTA Children’s Book Project, the unit selects an FBISD elementary school to receive new books purchased during the year. Members also engage in various volunteer services in Fort Bend County.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Regular Meetings 1 PM in The Venue
Luncheon Dates 11 AM with Business Meeting
Sept 8 @ 1 pm Fort Bend County Water Management/Bad Weather Preparation
Oct 13 @ 1 pm FBISD Update with Supt. Christie Whitbeck
Nov 10 @ 1 pm Tx Retired Teachers Foundation Raffle
Dec 8 @ 11 am Luncheon in the Great Hall instead of the Venue; Grandma's Boyfriends Barbershop Quartet
Jan 12 @ 1 pm Neptune Society
Feb 9 @ 1 pm FBC Animal Adoption/Support
March 9 @ 1 pm Master Gardner: Summer Gardening
April 13 @ 1 pm Scams-Senior Medicare Patrol
May 11 @ 11 am Luncheon in the Great Hall instead of the Venue, speaker Angela Hodge of Fort Bend Family YMCA
Fort Bend Harris Retired Educators' mission is to promote the professional, economic, intellectual, social, and healthy well-being of retired school personnel. It stays in touch with its members through telephone calls, e-mails, newsletters, and personal invitations to all its activities. Fort Bend Harris provides information about retirement, TRTA state projects, and new progressive programs and activities for its members. Programs at monthly meetings during the year include the following: reports and information on TRTA's legislative actions and planning for retirees, TRS-Care Insurance, TRTA benefits, financial planning, recreational and vacation planning, health, retirement education, luncheons, special entertainment, and fellowship.
TRTA Dues: $35 Local Unit Dues: $10 = $45
Dues are payable to FBHRE
7131 Trailbrook Dr
Sugar Land, 77479 TX
Or, make payment at a meeting
Please encourage your fellow retirees, friends, and colleagues to become members of TRTA as we work to protect your TRS Pension Program and your TRS-Care health insurance program. Your spouse or someone who is interested in education and desires to promote the interests of TRTA and FBHRE may also become a member of TRTA and FBHRE.