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Missouri NEA Retired


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Why Join MNEA-Retired?

 

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(Annual, Life or EZpay)

 

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  Retiring in the next few years? 
MNEA members who are still working can "pre-pay" and lock in their life membership by joining today as a "pre-retired" member. Contact MNEA-Retired to find out how.

Contact MNEA-R
 

 Phone (573) 644-9601
 Karen.Sholes@mnea.org
 Pam.Koetting@mnea.org

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    Celebrate “Not-Back-To-School”

    Our local chapters are busy planning “Not-Back-To-School” events for retired members. Each of these events is an opportunity to meet with other retired members, gain awareness of issues impacting public education and our retirement system and welcome educators new to the life of retirement. For more details on each of the events, you can check the “events” calendar on the MNEA-Retired Facebook page.

    August 10 - St. Charles MNEA-Retired “Not-Back-To-School” Picnic, St. Peters City
    Centre Pavilion, 1 St. Peters Centre Blvd., St. Peters. 11:00 a.m. Lunch will be served.

    August 16 - Southeast MNEA-Retired “Not-Back-To-School” Breakfast, Old Brick
    House, 90 South Third Street, Ste. Genevieve. 9:00 a.m.

    August 16 - Metro St. Louis “Not-Back-To-School” Picnic. Kirkwood Park, Lions
    Pavilion, 11:00 a.m.

    August 23 - East Central MNEA-Retired “Not-Back-To-School” Luncheon, Pacific
    Eagles Aerie #3842, Noon

    August 25 - Kansas City MNEA-Retired “Not-Back-To-School” Party, Kansas City
    Regional MNEA Office, 11:30 a.m.

    September 13 - Mid-Missouri MNEA-Retired “Not-Back-To-School” Picnic, Gordon
    Shelter at Stephens Lake Park in Columbia, 11:30 a.m.

    September 23 - Springfield Region MNEA-Retired “Not-Back-to-School” Luncheon,
    Sprinfield NEA/MNEA Office, meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. with lunch served at
    11:00

    Order a Pocket Calendar or Planner for the 2016-2017 year 

    You may be retired from your career in education, but we know that many of you are still living the good fight for public schools. An MNEA calendar will help you stay in the know with important dates and deadlines. If you would like to receive a 2016-2017 MNEA calendar, order yours today. You can choose to receive an MNEA pocket calendar or planner. Both are free and contain important MNEA dates, such as Trainings, Legislative Receptions and Capitol Action Days. 

    Order your calendar today >>


    Subscribe to FOCUS to ensure your MNEA-R news reaches you 

    Like it or not, we live in changing times. The expense of printing and mailing our association newsletter has become prohibitive. Most of our current members prefer the electronic, full-color edition of "Focus," but we realize this is not true of all our loyal members. That's why we are making it a requirement to "opt in" (i.e. make a specific written request) if you want to continue receiving your copy by U.S. mail. In addition, we must have your current email address is order for you to receive the electronic version, as well as to be included in our MNEA-Retired listserv. You must do one of the following to opt-in to receive your copy of the MNEA-Retired newsletter. 

    1. Contact Pam Koetting (pam.koetting@mnea.org) with your current email address to receive the FOCUS newsletter electronically.
    2. Send a written request to the MNEA-Retired, ATTN: Pam Koetting, 1810 East Elm, Jefferson City, MO 65101 asking that the "hard-copy" or printed FOCUS newsletter be mailed to you.
    3. If you are already receiving the FOCUS electronically, do nothing. If you ever change your email address, contact MNEA with change of address to keep receiving your newsletter. 
     
     
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    Join the Organization Working for You

    Missouri NEA is the leading advocate for retired education employees in Missouri. We are working with PSRS, the Missouri General Assembly and Congress for you. The collective lobbying strength of the 35,000-member MNEA and the 3.2 million-member NEA is committed to:

    • leading the effort to repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO). More information about this effort can be found at  http://www.nea.org/home/16491.htm
    • improving retirement benefits for all education employees
    • opposing mandatory social security for public employees
    • increasing retirement benefit to 80 percent of salary
    • removing the cap on lifetime COLA
    • providing a fair share of Missouri Public School Retirement System investment profits to current retirees based on years of service, contributions paid and length of retirement security

    You can join MNEA/NEA-Retired on either an annual or lifetime basis. If you would like to join MNEA/NEA-Retired, you have the following options:

    1. Join online as an MNEA-Retired lifetime member;
    2. Contact MNEA-Retired at 800-392-0236; or
    3. Print the form and send with payment to - Missouri NEA, 1810 E Elm Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101.

     

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    MNEA Charitable Fund 

    Through its Humanitarian Outreach Project for Education Fund, Missouri NEA assists students and schools.

    The HOPE fund aids students who have been affected by a natural disaster, hardship or other special circumstance with school-related expenses such as the purchase of school supplies or clothing.

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