SSRA's FIRST MEMBERS' MEETING
PROGRAM IN ALMOST 3 YEARS IS
SCHEDULED FOR 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM ON
NOVEMBER 10, 2022 in the
CASCADE ROOMS of the MOUNTAINEERS'
FACILITY within Seattle's MAGNUSSON
PARK OFF SANDPOINT WAY N.E.
which,you may remember,used
to be a naval station.
Brown Box Lunch from
Le Fournil Bakery on
Eastlake Avenue will offer
a Brown Box for $17.00 apiece.
Each lunch box will contain a
sandwich entree of your choice,
a dessert/napkin/a moist towelette,
a cold drink(your choices:water,orange,
apple juice,lemonade or Sprite.)
Payment will be collected on your
entry to this event. Only a total of
50 people will be able to attend this
event because that's the Cascade rooms'
To sign up to be one of the
50 SSRA/guest attendees,
you MUST EITHER
call Pat or Ron Cygan
at 206-356-3299 OR email us at
email@example.com NO LATER THAN NOVEMBER 5TH
When contacting us by 11/5,
you must also tell us which of these
lunchbox sandwich-entree choices you>br> wish us to order for you:roast
beef,chicken salad,ham and Swiss,
turkey, Swiss,camembert cheese,
salmon salad,sliced egg,tuna salad,
Note: Since this luncheon will take
place just a day before Veterans' Day,
we plan to offer a free lunch on 11/10
to any SSRA member who
is a U. S. Military Veteran
who will show us his/her
official military identification card.
After our lunch at our long-overdue
gathering,the UW's film expert,
Dr. Lance Rhoades, will present his
thought-provoking program on
this year's 80th Anniversary
of the making of the famous film,
Casablanca. As usual, Dr.Rhoades will
use many visuals during his
presentation and will gladly
answer audience questions
about this film.
We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!
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Seattle School Retirees Association.
The Seattle School Retirees Association (SSRA) is one of the State Units of The Washington State School Retirees' Association (WSSRA).There are more than 16,000 retired school employees represented by the WSSRA and the SSRA is one of the largest units with over 1,100 members.
WSSRA aims to enhance the security and vitality of our retirement years.We welcome all present and future TRS, PERS, and SERS retirees. We provide pre-retiree and pro-education advocacy and leadership to the Washington State Legislature. We have representatives on governmental bodies that impact retirement and pension issues and we collaborate and advocate with other groups that share our vision, values, and aims.
We help sponsor pre-retirement seminars throughout the Seattle area, award (in cooperation with the PEMCO Insurance Company and the Seattle Public Schools) scholarships to future teachers and other deserving students.We also provide grants to active teachers in local schools and foster volunteer activities with Seattle School children and groups throughout the city.
WSSRA provides access to many membership benefits through the Association Members Benefits Advisors (AMBA).These benefits include special insurance rates, travel discounts, and product savings.
We consider ourselves educators for life. If you are or have been a certificated or classified school district employee in the State of Washington, from superintendent to school nurse or classroom teacher to lunchroom staff or paraprofessional, you are welcome to belong to the SSRA and thus to the WSSRA.
We hope you will explore our website and learn of our specific mission and goals. This year we will be working to increase membership and protecting the health insurance benefit the State gives PEBB insured members. We will continue to provide interesting, enlightening, and entertaining meetings throughout the year. We hope to see you at one of our meetings at The Canal in Ballard. We meet the first Tuesday of the month with the exception of January, June, July, and August. We look forward to your joining us at a future meeting.