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District 11 Waterloo Executive 2018-19

From left to right:  Maureen O'Brien, Secretary, Margaret Coleman, 1st Vice-President; Wayne Buchholtz, Past President; David Cornwall, President; Doug Nosal, Treasurer and Cathy Dowsling, 2nd Vice-President.

Last year we celebrated RTO/ERO's 50th Anniversary with luncheons, movies, workshops, trips and plays. Watch for all the activities we are currently planning.

Newsletter - The Newsletter team has openings for editors.  A number of the present members have been working on our newsletter for over 12 years and plan to retire after our fall issue.  If you are interested in taking part in producing this popular and effective newsletter, please let us know.  Just indicate your interest to Sylvia Ranson.

Upcoming Events
RTO 2019 Charity Golf Tournament – September 10, 2019
Day Trip to Niagara-on-the-Lake - October 1, 2019
Washington DC Trip – October 20-29, 2019 Cancelled
Fall Luncheon - October 24, 2019. Watch for details in Fall Newsletter
Support for Seniors in our Community
If you are living in your own home and are In need of:
-  Hot or frozen meals delivered to your home
-  Rides to medical appointments or shopping
-  Day Programs filled with activities, lunch and socializing 
-  Assistance with light household tasks
-  Inside or outside maintenance
-  Friendly visits or lunch dates
-  Support to transition from hospital to home
-  Help is a phone call away.
Community Support Connections @ 519-772-8787 (if you live in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge or North Dumfries
Community Care Concepts @ 519-664-1900 (if you live in Wilmot, Woolwich or Wellesley)
*Both organizations welcome volunteers to support their many programs.

Facebook Page.....District 11 Waterloo has a Facebook Page.  Be sure to check it out at Facebook.com and look for Rto/Ero - District 11 Waterloo once you have logged in.  Please "like" and "follow" it for up-to-date inormation on retiring the RTO/ERO way.

2019 Annual RTO/ERO Charity Golf Classic.....The 2018 annual tournament proved to be a fun day of visiting with colleagues and playing golf but it is also a wonderul fundraiser for local hospitals. Grand River Hospital was presented with a cheque for $11,000.  Cambridge Memorial and St Mary's were each presented with a cheque for $1,000.  Thank you to all who participated.

Our wonderful, talented and hardworking Golf Committee is already planning the 2019 Tournament for September 10, 2019.

Retirement Planning Workshop....Over 160 people considering retirement attended our first Saturday morning workshop on April 27, 2019.  Our next workshop will be in November.  Watch for the date, time and location.

Pre-registration is required https://www.rto-ero.org/rpw-registration

Retired Teachers of Ontario welcomes all employees retiring from school boards and universities and colleges including administrators, child and youth workers, custodial and office staff, EA's, ECE's, educators, management professionals and all other support staff.

Information and address changes......Don't miss out on the latest RTO/ERO information, please make sure your membership information is up-to-date.   If you have moved recentlly or changed your email adddress or telephone number, send any changes to membership@rto-ero.org or phone toll free 1-800-361-9888.