The Katy Area Retired Educators (K.A.R.E.) has scheduled their first Scholarship Fund Benefit Night and would like to invite the entire Katy community to participate in this event as scholarships are awarded to graduating seniors, who intend to pursue careers in public education, throughout all of Katy ISD. Applications will be available in the counselor’s office in the Spring and scholarships will be awarded at K.A.R.E.’s April meeting.
K.A.R.E.’ s first Scholarship Fund Benefit Night is scheduled for Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Willie’s Grill and Ice House (19905 Katy Freeway, Fry and I-10) from 4:00 – 9:00 PM. Customers must mention “KATY AREA RETIRED EDUCATORS” OR “SPIRIT NIGHT” when placing their order AND be certain to check their receipt/bill prior to paying to insure donation to the Scholarship Fund.
(No solicitation/promotion of the event can be done on restaurant property during the date/time of this event.)
K.A.R.E.’s second Scholarship Fund Benefit Night is scheduled for Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant (24600 Katy Freeway, #1020; in front of Bed, Bath, and Beyond) from 5:00 – 9:00 PM. Donations will be made from ALL receipts of meals and beverages during this time period. No restrictions.
On September 19, Katy Area Retired Educators (K.A.R.E.) held their monthly meeting with Frank Billingsley, Channel 2 Chief Meteorologist as their guest speaker. K.A.R.E members had a great time learning the history of hurricanes and the paths they traveled. Mr. Billingsley also shared his journey to discover his Family Tree along with his book SWABBED & FOUND.
K.A.R.E.’s next meeting will be held on October 10 and will feature a Political Forum with an opportunity to Meet the Candidates. All public school employees who retired under the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) are welcome to attend and bring a retired educator, friend or neighbor who is not a current member. K.A.R.E. represents anyone who has worked in a school district and retired through TRS. This includes all employees from custodian to superintendent. Others interested in supporting the goals of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) are welcome to join as associate members. Reservations are required. Call Lee Ann Nuckles at 832-594-7533.
K.A.R.E. meetings are held at 11:30 a.m. at the Leonard E. Merrell Center, Room 144, located at the West Entrance. For more information about the Katy Area Retired Educators check out its website at http://www.localunits.org/KARE/ .