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Bylaws Revision
A ballot will be included in the Spring newsletter for bylaws changes and election of officers
Bylaws changes are suggested in 6 sections (Purposes, Member Eligibility, Execuitve Committee and Officers, Advisory Council, Operating Guidelines, and Elections). The current bylaws are on this website at "About Us" (select the second tab above). The proposed changes are briefly summarized in the Winter (January) 2015 newsletter and in more detail on three pages posted in this pdf file --> UARA Bylaws Update 2014.

Announcements, Meetings, Lunches, Events

Organized Sports Events:

Women's Basketball -- UA vs Stanford

Sunday, February 8, 3:00 p.m. at McKale Center. Reserved seats are $7.00 each. Mail checks to the UARA office, payable to UARA by Tuesday, January 27. Tickets can be mailed, picked up at the UARA office, or at "will call" at the box office on game day.

UARA Day at the Ballpark
Sunday, May 10 (time to be arranged), High Corbett Field. General Admission seats are $4.00, with no limit on the number purchased. More information will be printed in the spring newsletter.

Streetcar Tour Planned for March 16 (Monday, first day of spring break).
Meet at 10:00 at the "Poet" streetcar stop at the corner of Helen adn Warren (just north of the Wels Fargo Bank, near the Babcock Building. You can park in the AHSE parking lot on Helen adn Campbell (that is a zone 1 lot). The cost for the full day streetcar pass is $4.00 and we will purchase the tickets at the stop (machine accepts cash adn charge cards). Please contact Trudy at the UARA office if you are interested in attending.

New Schedule for UARA Advisory Council meeting for 2014-2015.
This year we will meet on Tuesdays in Room 2343 of UAMC (UA Medical Center) from 9:00-11:00 am. There is a Zone 1 parking lot southeast of the building (at Helen and Campbell). Zone 1 allows free parking for retirees if you have your current free permit from Parking and Transportation. Refreshments will be served. The room is in the Hospital Administration area, ground floor and at the south end of the hospital (just as the College of Medicine building joins the hospital. Take the small corridor just north of the St Lukes Clinic.

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  •  November 18, 2014
  •  January 13, 2015
  •  February 10, 2015
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  •  April 14, 2015

UARA Educational Seminar  "Guarding Your Wallet: Preventing Scams, Fraud and Financial Exploitation"
Thursday, February 12, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 12:00. p.m. at Tucson Medical Center Senior Services at the El Dorado Campus,1400 North Wilmot Road, Senior Services Classroom. Experts from the criminal justice system will provide examples of schemes, what to look for and tips to protect yourself. To see details and a map, select this link.

Scheduled Lunches

  • UARA Winter 2015 Luncheon. Thursday, January 29, 2015, noon, Tanque Verde Ranch, 14301 E. Speedway.  $25 per person, buffet and dessert bar.  RSVP form will be in the Winter UA Retiree News (early January).
  • UARA  Spring 2015 Luncheon. Thursday, March 26, 2015, Lodge on the Desert, 306 N. Alvernon Way (East side of Alvernon between E. Broadway and E. 5th St.)  $25 per person, plated lunch (three-course meal).  RSVP form will be on a postcard sent early in March. Note: this luncheon will celebrate the 35th year of UARA with a special guest speaker.
  • UARA Fall 2015 Luncheon - A Special Treat. October 22, 2015 at UA campus Old Main "Silver & Sage" room. Details and speaker, TBA.

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