President’s Message — Working for you! Join us

Over 80 attended our May luncheon and heard Connecticut Comptroller Kevin Lembo speak. The reaction from those present was overwhelmingly positive. SFCTRA vice president Janess Coffina summarizes Kevin Lembo’s address below. Using a baseball metaphor, Kevin Lembo, Comptroller of the State of Connecticut, spoke about his role: he is the one who calls balls and…

Earned Social Security benefits

Hi Retiree family, I have been trying to get the bill, Government Pension Offset and Windfall Elimination Provision, (GPO/WEP), repealed since I retired in 1995. These bills were passed in 1983 under President Reagan. These bills hurt us all and take away the benefits we earned and paid for. The bills affect 15 states. The…

Life After Retirement — Presentation

Although teachers plan for their financial needs in retirement, planning for emotional and psychological needs is often deferred. For so many, being a teacher is their identity. What happens when you lose that part of who you are? Randy Burnham, author of My Next Phase, will kick off the program with some guiding questions and…

Spring Luncheon — Wed. May 10

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Norwalk Inn East Avenue, Norwalk, CT Guest Speaker – Kevin Lembo Comptroller State of Connecticut 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. — Meet and Greet 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. — Business Meeting 11:00 — Speaker Luncheon to follow $35.00 per person/Cash Bar To attended this event, please RSVP by April 26.…

Newsletter — March 2017

In honor of our Past President, John Kane, the SFCRTA Board of Directors has established a $1000.00 Book Award in his name to be given annually. Five Top Tips for Brain Health (reprinted with permission of the Fairfield Senior Times, Bigelow Center for Senior Activities, Fairfield, CT) Dr. Rudolph Tanzi of Harvard Medical School, a…