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Board Meeting Minutes
August 14, 2014

HOUSTON POLICE RETIRED OFFICERS ASSOCIATION
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
August 14, 2014

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

Prayer and  Pledge of Allegiance:  Fred Walschburger

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

Absent:   Miller

Sergeant at Arms:  Robert Crane 

Parliamentarian:  Matt Potell 

Determination of Quorum: A quorum was present.

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

Business Meeting Minutes
August 14, 2014
8/19/14

HOUSTON POLICE RETIRED OFFICERS ASSOCIATION
BUSINESS MEETING MINUTES
AUGUST 14, 2014

Call to Order: President Steve Rayne called meeting to order at 9:50 a.m.

Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance:  Chaplain Monty Montgomery
 
Minutes of Previous Meeting:
 Motion by Floyd Nettles, 2nd by Forrest Turbeville, to approve minutes as printed.  Voice Vote. [More]
 

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Retiree Roundup
August 14, 2014

RETIRED OFFICERS ASSISTANCE COMMITTEE
AUGUST 14, 2014

Floyd Nettles: (7-10-14 nf) We visited with Floyd by phone yesterday and he is making his recovery from his triple bypass at home. He reports that he is feeling alright but it is taking a while to get his strength back. [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]
 
 
7/15/14

An invitation to spouses of officers killed in the line of duty  

We, the Board of Directors of the Houston Police Retired Officers Association, would like to invite you as the spouse of an officer killed in the line of duty to become a member of our organization.  If you accept you will be inducted as a member for life at no cost to you.  As a member you will be allowed to vote on issues concerning the HPROA and can also serve on the board and committees, receive our newspaper, The Retired Badge, a pin with our logo and an identification card showing you as a member. [More]
 
Employment Opportunity
8/27/14

Retired K-9 Officer Wanted

From: MSA Security, we are an explosive detection canine company seeking a
retired law enforcement k9 officer for a part time position in the Houston area.If
allowed please post.Thank You Fraternally,
Ellen Dickert (NYPD Retired)
Mailto:edickert@msasecurity.net
Phone:212-509-1336 ext 262
Contact Preference:Email


 
Family Assistance Update
August 2014
8/01/14
Don Morton: (8-29-14 nf) We visited with Don by phone today. He is a patient at St. Catherine skilled nursing facility in Waco recovering from a bypass around a blood clot in his leg and a leg wound that he has had since his heart surgery months ago. His wife LInda, was just released from the hospital last Tueday recovering from upper GI bleeding and she may have to go back. Both are fighting several major health issues so if you worked with Don or just know him, give him a call and lift his spirits. His room #is 1-254-761-8204 and his cell is 903-388-4287.

Wilfred Navarro: UPDATE (8-29-14 nf) Eli Rivera reports that Wilfred was hospitalized a week ago and is soon to be transferred, possibly today,  to a rehab center on Voss Road. Wilfred is currently on dialysis 3 times a week. We will update as to the specific rehab center after transfer. Until then, please lift up your prayers for Wilfred and caregivers. (Additional remarks lower in this section)

Joe E. Skipper - 6-26-14 (Joe to Forrest) We received phone call from long time friend and retiree member Joe Skipper. Joe is living up in North Texas near the town of Dangerfield but gets his mail in Hughes Springs, Texas.  Joe is in good health and would like to hear from some of the "old timers and friends" from the HPROA. His phone number is 903-645-5235 and e-mail address is 
mjskipper@gmail.com. 


Alfred Herrmann UPDATE (9-28-14) Talked to Alfreds wife this evening and she stated that they are in the process of transferring Alfred over to the Rehab section of St Josephs Hosp.and hope to have him there in the next 2 days.  Nina thanks everyone for the prayers and good wishes as he is coming along slowly but surely.Please keep up the prayers and when he can talk more and visit more she will let us know.  (8-24-14  DB) Visited with Alfreds wife Nina, this evening for a few minutes and have learned that Alfred is doing better at this time.  He can now move his feet and hands and has started eating and able to talk more.  Still in ICU at St Josephs and not quite ready for visitors except family. No phone yet but things are looking a lot better than a couple of days ago. Prayers are working, so keep them up. The family appreciates all of your thoughts and prayers. [More]
 
  Retired Badge
CIGNA PLAN UPDATES PLUS
Retirees & Retirees under 65 Changes
3/06/14


HEALTH INSURANCE
OPEN ENROLLMENT ENDED  April 15th

Retirees (NOT on Phase Down)
You did not have to re-enroll  If you wanted to change plans, you had to do so by April 15th.

Phase Down Individuals
You haD to re-enroll by April 15th. [More]
 

 



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