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4/19/14

HPROA Endorses Dwayne Ready
for HPOPS Board of Directors

On Thursday, April 17, 2014, the below listed Officers of the HPROA met separately with the five candidates for the Trustee position on the HPOPS Board of Directors:  David Arcizo, Brett Tatum, William McPherson, Mike Newsome, and Dwayne Ready. 

All five candidates were interviewed on an identical list of questions.  They were provided an ample amount of time to respond not only to our questions but were then also allowed the opportunity to make additional statements regarding their reasons to want to serve HPOPS in this most important position. [More]
 

Wounded Warriors Weekend
May 16, 2014
4/16/14

Wounded Warriors Weekend

On Friday May 16, 2014, approximately 360 wounded Soldiers and Marines will arrive at Houston Intercontinental Airport, on their way to a weekend of fishing sponsored by the “Warriors Weekend Organization”.

All HPROA members are invited to a free breakfast at 8am, before the warriors arrival, at the HPD headquarters in terminal ”B” next to baggage claim area.

Parking is free in the HPD lot at terminal “B”.

Hundreds of Houstonians turn out each year to greet these wounded men and women to let them know we appreciate their service and sacrifice. Members of your HPROA have attended these receptions since they started, and hope to have an even larger turnout this year.

Come join us in welcoming these “Wounded Warriors” to Houston and thanking them for their service. [More]
 

Board Meeting Minute
April 10, 2014


BOARD MEETING MINUTES
APRIL 10, 2014

Call to Order:  President Steve Rayne called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.

Prayer and  Pledge of Allegiance:  Sue Gaines

Present:  Ashby, Barnard, Beale, Blair, Gaines, Lankford, Rayne, St.John, Toth, Walschburger, Zoch

Absent:   Elkin, Headley, Miller

Sergeant at Arms:  Robert Crane 

Parliamentarian:  Matt Potell

Determination of Quorum:  Secretary Sue Gaines advised a quorum was present.

Treasurer’s Report and Minutes of Previous Meeting:
 Motion by Walschburger, 2nd by Toth to approve minutes as printed. [More]

 

Business Meeting Minutes
April 10, 2014
4/10/14

BUSINESS MEETING MINUTES
  April 10, 2014

Call to Order: President Steve Rayne called meeting to order at 10:05 a.m.

Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance:  Sue Gaines

Minutes of Previous Meeting:
 Motion by E. J. [More]

 

Firearms Certification and Renewal
Revised 03/26/2014
11/08/13
TO RENEW THE HONORABLY RETIRED IDENTIFICATION CARD WITH STATE AND/OR 
FEDERAL CONCEALED HANDGUN CERTIFICATIONS

1. MAIL APPLICATION AND AFFIDAVIT TO THE RETIREE CERTIFICATION UNIT
Download and complete the application and affidavit four weeks prior to your State/Federal 
Certifications expiration date. For the affidavit, you will need to sign and have the affidavit 
notarized prior to mailing or mail the affidavit unsigned and without notarization. [More]
 
 
Veterans Assistance
May 8, 2014
4/02/14

                                        “AID& ATTENDANCE”   

 

                                              VA BENEFIT
A speaker will speak on May 8, after the close of

the General Business Meeting to our veterans and

others interested in remaining for the programs

 

Have you heard of the VA benefit “Aid & Attendance”?

Listen up! This benefit provides benefits for veterans

and surviving spouses who require home health care,

assisted living or nursing home care. [More]
 

Family Assistance Update
April 2014
4/01/14
Patti Gambino: (4-17-14 nf) Sal Gambino reported to Sue Gaines that Patti had been in the hospital twice recently as a result of a fall at their home. She is still suffering with pain but is now at home recovering. Sal stated that they miss attending the meetings. Lift up your prayers for a full recovery for Patti and that her Easter would be pain free.
 
James (Jim) Wright  (04.15.14  jg)   visited by phone with James R Wright’s wife, Gail, who said Jim
continues to battle cancer and has for at least 10 years.  Gail said Jim repeatedly Jim had to have blood
transfusions in the past but has not since February.
 
Malcolm (“Smokey) Windham
  ( 04.15.14 jg)   contacted Malcolm “Smokey” Windham by phone who
said he spent 53 days in various hospital as a result of the problems connected with the pacemaker before
the doctors got it performing the way it should.  Smokey said he is doing well now….. [More]

 
Retiree Roundup
April 10, 2014

RETIRED OFFICERS ASSISTANCE COMMITTEE
APRIL 10, 2014

Steve Felchak: (3-10-14 nf)  Steve was transported this morning from a Conroe area rehab center to Conroe General Hospital where he is in ICU. They have completed a spinal tap and running additional test to determine what his problem might be. [More]
 

  Retired Badge
CIGNA PLAN UPDATES PLUS
Retirees & Retirees under 65 Changes
3/06/14


HEALTH INSURANCE
OPEN ENROLLMENT ENDS Tues, April 15th

Retirees (NOT on Phase Down)
You do not have to re-enroll if you are pleased with your selection of insurance. If you have any updates or changes, you can do so at this time. [More]

 

 


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