FROM THE BOARD – Barb Frank, President
As a reminder, our annual dinners are occurring this month in Santa Clara, Folsom, Oregon, and Arizona. See your site calendar for dates and locations. We are excited to have new speakers from Intel for each site:
Santa Clara: Richard Taylor, Senior Vice President, and Director of Human Resources
Folsom: Siva Yerramilli, VP, Technology Manufacturing Group, and GM of Design and Technology Solutions
Oregon: Mike Green, Integration and Marketing Manager, Executive Leadership Development
Arizona: Carl Davenport, Director, Silicon Ops/Product Development Engineering- Embedded Intel-Architecture
Invitations were sent electronically this year. If you did not receive one, use our mailbox to request one.
HEALTH/BENEFITS COMMITTEE – Cheryl Pruss, Chairperson
Rethinking Long Term Care Insurance
Soaring prices are prompting consumers to rethink how much coverage they need and to experiment with other types of policies. Read the full WSJ article here.
Annual Enrollment is Approaching – Intel Adds More Flexibility to SERMA in 2013
Annual enrollment is October 22 to November 9. The IRMP annual enrollment guide will be mailed to your home October 5. The Intel Retiree Organization will post this guide on our website during the week of October 8th. Good News on SERMA flexibility. Click here for more information.
New Dental Benefits from MetLife
More good news! Watch your mail for an enrollment package in the new Retirement Dental Benefits from MetLife or visit their website.
COMMUNICATION COMMITTEE – Debbie Watson, Chairperson
Read the story of Rich Dunning on how his Intel skills helped the transition to a completely new career.
The Journey of Gordon Moore
A great CNN Money article about The Silicon Valley legend who talks about Intel, life before venture capital and, of course, his namesake law.
Intel Hires Veterans for Their Crucial Job Skills
Intel has hired nearly 400 veterans in Arizona since the first of the year, and the Intel recruiter says it makes good business sense. Find out more here.
Motley Fool – Buy Intel Now
Despite a collection of apparent negatives, now is the time to begin acquiring Intel shares on weakness, says the Motley Fool.
VOLUNTEER COMMITTEE – Ben Manny, Chairperson
2012 Community Giving Campaign Launches This Month
Retirees are invited to join the 2012 Community Giving Campaign which runs October 1 to November 2 by making a gift to or through United Way. The results from last year ($26.4 million) ranked Intel among the top ten corporate campaigns in the U.S. Click here for all the details and forms to make a contribution.
The Intel Foundation board recently made changes to its matching gift to the United Way in order to fund other opportunities. Click here to learn what has changed.
Intel Retirees Mentioned in the New York Times
Check out this interesting New York Times article on employer-retiree volunteerism partnerships.
Enjoy Gardening and Sharing Your Experiences?
Consider joining other Intel retirees who like to garden and volunteer for the Washington County chapter of the Oregon state Master Gardening Program. Volunteers educate the public in sustainable gardening practices and help train others interested in becoming Master Gardeners. Click here for details on this Oregon volunteer opportunity.
Always check your site calendar for the most updated information.
MASSACHUSETTES – Invitations will be emailed the week of October 22nd for the Hudson annual luncheon. The date will be either November 6 or 7.
ARIZONA – Annual Dinner October 29. RSVP by October 21.
BAY AREA – Annual Dinner October 19. RSVP by October 15.
FOLSOM – Annual Dinner November 8. RSVP by October 28.
OREGON – Annual Dinner October 29. RSVP by October 21.