UMRA News

April

President’s Report and COVID-19 Vaccine Update, January 2021.

Welcome Esrold Nurse to the board of directors

April is Health Month via Zoom this year.

Connect with UMRA on Facebook.

UMRA Announces new Book Club. Launch meeting in April 21 via Zoom.

Profile on board member Mike Kalasinski, New Guy with New Ideas.

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January

President’s Report and COVID-19 Vaccine Update, January 2021.

UMRA Business – Departing Board Members, New Board Members, Officers.

Reaching Out to Our Members! UMRA Calling Committee and Call Program.

Presentation Summary: Balancing Free Speech and Public Safety; and Mindfullness: A Tool for Coping with the Holidays during a Pandemic.

Introducing Al Hermsen, UMRA President.

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February

UMRA Database, Directory, and Website Refreshed and Ready for Members

Reaching Out to Our Members.

Health Day 2021 – New Format, New Delivery.

Jim Kosteva – Dedicated to Public Service.

Presentation Summary: The Duderstadts’ Contributions to the U-M Millennium Project; and An Economic Forecast for 2021.

Dementia Care Three-Part Webinar: First Steps on Taking This Journey.

Big Hearts for Seniors Presents Bog-Hearted Stories: Generations.

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March

Health Day 2021: New Format, New Delivery

Meet Pat Butler

FY 2020 Tax Changes for Retirees

Dementia Care – Three Part Webinar

Big Hearts for Seniors

October

Open Enrollments for 2021 Benefits.

Report on “Behind the Scenes: Pivoting from a U-M Presidential Debate, the presentation by Cynthia Wilbanks, University of Michigan Vice President of Government Relations at the September member meeting.

First in series of articles that focus on board activities and individual members. This month’s profile in UMRA’s Program Committee chaired by Vi Barkauskas, a School of Nursing faculty retiree.

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November

UMRA Hosts Human Resources Staff for Annual Benefits Discussion.

 

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December

College of Pharmacy Needs Winter-Term Volunteers

Follow new UMRA Facebook page.

Jim Bell, retiring UMRA President, shares his retirement interests and his UMRA goals.

Highlights: Covid-19: Understanding Our Present Situation and Preparing for and Coping with the Future.

Highlights: Rethinking Roth Strategies: 2020 and Beyond.

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July

Zoom Webinar on Online Dues Renewal.

Fall Monthly Meeting Information – Join Us Online!

Distribution of UMRA Members by State.

COIVD-19 News and Resources.

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August

No issue for August

September

President’s Report.

Discussion and Voting for Updated Bylaws

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April

COVID-19 News and Resources

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May

President Schlissel Addresses Extension of ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ Order and an Update on U-Ms Future Plans.

New Prescription Drugs Cards Coming Soon.

New Legislation Affects Withdrawals from Retirement Accounts.

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June

Is Your Web Browser Up-To-Date?

New Book Offers a “Virtual Tour” of the Arboretum Peony Garden.

Housing Bureau for Seniors Assists with Housing, Utilities and Food Issues.

Reminder: New Prescription Drug Card Coming Soon 

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January

Focus on Elder Care at November M-Healthy Advisory Committee (MHAC) Meeting.

The Good Sense of Keeping Historic Buildings in Use.

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February

Distinguished Staff Scholarship Fund.

Michigan Engineering: The State of the College.

Maintaining Safe Driving.

The 2020 Census: How to Count Every Person.

UMRA Members Enjoyed Their Trip to Historic Marshall.

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March

UMRA News Wins Our Name-Your-Newsletter Contest.

Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum … Caring for Nature, Enriching Life.

UMRA Members Tour of the New Museum of Natural History.

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