SFCRTA General Meeting notes from April 7, 2015

A large group of SFCRTA’s retirees gathered on April 7 at St. Mary’s Church hall in Norwalk for an informative Power Point presentation led by Benjamin Rhodes III, a Social Security specialist for the CT area. Mr. Rhodes gave a comprehensive review of the current Social Security laws which unfortunately impact adversely on CT teachers…


JOIN US! Southern Fairfield County Retired Teachers Coffee/And Tuesday, April 7 @10:00 a.m. Parish Hall St. Mary’s Church West Avenue, Norwalk, CT Parking Lot entrance on Chapel Street Speaker: Benjamin Rhodes, III Social Security Administration Before the meeting, set up your free account at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount

A Teacher Speaks Out

Norwalk HourFeb 28, 2015 Letters to the Editor Repeal this unfair Act To the Editor:       Definitely time for a change in the way Congress deals with Social Security.       During the President Reagan Administration a uni-lateral decision by Congress in 1983 was adopted to take away: 60 percent of the Social Security pension for some government…

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We are partnering with the Greater Bridgeport Retired Teachers Association to offer various day and overnight trips for our members. Trip info is available at:  www.gbrta.org OR is here.  The trip coordinator is: Lois Hoyt 54 Fieldcrest Dr. Trumbull, CT  06611 ldh29@aol.com 203-261-6693 Call or email Lois to reserve a spot.  All trips must be paid for 6 weeks prior to the trip.

Summary of TRB Insurance Meeting

On Oct. 23, about 250 attended a presentation by Jamie Stirling of Stirling Benefits, the administrator of the TRB retiree insurance plan. He provided information on our retiree health insurance, the tie in to Medicare, and, in general, what changes may be ahead in health insurance. Jamie stressed that, because of our input to the Teacher…