Announcements News

The latest Silver Slug Newsletter (August 2014) is here!

The UCSC Retirees Association has met our goal of raising $50,000 to endow the Bruce Lane Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship fund is intended to help military veteran students at UCSC.

OPERS has announced their 2014-15 monthly rates for retirees. OPERS Wellness changes name to "UCSC FitLife."

It's time to renew retiree parking passes and Metro bus passes.

Our "In Memoriam" page is in the "Membership" section of our website. Please let us know of any retirees who have passed away in the past year who should be included in this list.

New retiree travel opportunities for 2014-2015. Read more about our special travel arrangement with Collette Travel on our Benefits page.

Events Calendar

Upcoming Silver Slug Events:

September 16, 2014: Fall Picnic

October 15, 2014: Whale watch charter. Check back soon for details.

December 2, 2014: Holiday Luncheon

Past Events:

View photos from past events on our Events page.

Our enthusiastic beach clean up crew from July 5, 2014.

The Silver Slugs held our first annual "Welcome to Retirement" reception on June 19.  Check out the photos!

Members' Corner

If you'd like to post something of potential interest to the Silver Slugs, send us an email: ucscsilverslug@gmail.com.

August 27, 8pm at the Crepe Place: UCSC Women in Sciences & Engineering present "Planning Ahead: Find out why so many retired people are saying 'These are the best years of my life.'"

Tickets on sale now for October 25 Founders Celebration!  Toni Morrison will deliver lecture at the Rio Theater.

Santa Cruz Shakespeare needs volunteer ushers!

Don't be the victim of the "Grandparent Scam!" Nancy Pascal recently got a call saying her grandson was in jail in Mexico. Ever alert, Nancy questioned the young man and he hung up, but this is a common and highly effective rip off.

 

New Members

WELCOME!
Susie Bower
Debra Brownstein
Valerie Chase
Connie Creel
Nikolai de Malvinsky
Brigitte Desouches
Shirley Fink
Sue Grimes
Nancy Halloran
Robert Irons
Cynthia Jahns
Myra Katsuki
Nancy Lenox
Lucia MacLean
William Manchester
Cynthia Moriconi
Carole Rossi
Cathy Schoenfeld
Glenn Toriumi

Retiree Benefits

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Find out more information about retiree travel, library privileges, parking, OPERS benefits and much more on the Benefits page.

The UCSC Retirees Association is an active member of CUCRA, the Council of University of California Retirees Associations.

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Retiree Resources

The Retiree Association is all about staying connected.  Our Resource and Connections page provides links to valuable resources within UC and outside the University. We've also highlighted opportunities to volunteer and travel that may be of particular interest to retirees.

The UCSC Retirees Association is a member of the Association of Retirement Organizations in Higher Education.

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