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UNIT PRESIDENTS

Chris Blower, Doug Cresswell, JoAnne Bjerke, Elaine Klein, Ed Arndt
Bonnie Ney, Joan Dilweg


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COLLETTE TRIP for 2018

Colors of New England. $3,649, October 11 - 18 . 7 breakfasts, 3 dinners.
Highlights: Boston, Woodstock, Quechee Gorge, Stowe, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory, Rocks Estate, North Conway, Lake Winnipesaukee Cruise, Kancamagus Highway, Boothbay Harbor, Lobster Dinner, drive through seaside village of Kennebunkport, see walker's Point, former President George H. W. Bush's summer home, return to Boston airport.


ALL PRICES INCLUDE AIRFARE FROM BOISE, LODGING AND MEALS AS LISTED.


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SEE NEWSLETTER PAGE FOR OFFICER CORRECTIONS

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State Board Meeting
August 18, 2017
AARP meeting room, 250 S. 5th St, Boise
10:00 - 4:00
Agenda will be posted soon.
All state officers, chairperson, and unit presidents are expected to attend.

 

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AMBA
AMBA has announced changes to benefit offerings. Several new ones are now available:

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****AMBA is seeking to employ retirees, and/or family members to be AMBA representatives. If you know of someone who is interested in learning more about this position, please contact Susan Lowry.

"2016 will be an interesting year on the state and national level. AMBA wants to help you grow your membership and become the leading proponent for active and retired educators in your state."

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Susan Lowry
Regional Director of Association Relations
Association Member Benefits Advisors, Ltd.
11262 Daley Circle
Parker, Colorado 8014
Direct:(303)916-5142
Main: (800)258-7041 ext. 110
Email: susan.lowry@amba.info

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COMMUNITY SERVICE REPORT:
Marjene Waford, STATE COMM. SERVICE CHAIR.
Volunteer projects being carried out by our units are outstanding and so innovative! Keep up the good work!
Great news! We got a raise. The dollar value for an hour of volunteer service is now $22.14.

A worthy community service project is Idaho Food Bank's Backpack program. Every weekend, thousands of backpacks, loaded with food to supply 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners, and 2 snacks, are sent home with needy kids to help them have full tummy's while they are away from school. This is done with participating parents' permission.

It costs $6.20 per child per weekend. $28.80 feeds 1 hungry child every weekend for a month; $120 pays for half of a school year; $229.40 provides 1 hungry child with food every weekend for an entire year.

Mail your backpack donations to: The Idaho Foodbank Gift Processing Department, P.O. Box 5601, Boise, ID 83705-0601 or go online to: idahofoodbank.org

***CONGRESSIONAL CONTACT INFO
Rep. Mike Simpson:
802 W. Bannock St, Ste. 325
Boise, ID 83702
208.334.1953

Rep. Raul Labrador
33 E. Broadway Ave.
Meridian, ID 83642
208.888.0894

Sen. Mike Crapo
251 E. Front St, Ste 205
Boise, ID 83702
208.334.1776

Sen. Jim Risch
350 N. 9th St, Ste 302
Boise, ID 83702
208.342.7985

PLEASE CONTACT ANY OR ALL OF THE ABOVE ABOUT YOUR CONCERNS FOR UPCOMING LEGISLATION!!!