January 2013 Intel Retiree News Flash

BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY AND HEALTHY NEW YEAR!

With the IRO Board enjoying the holidays, we are publishing a brief NewsFlash this month, but check out the Website for timely announcements and local events.

FROM THE BOARD – Barb Frank, President

FINAL REMINDER TO REPORT 2012 VOLUNTEER HOURS BY JANUARY 15
As we welcome in 2013, remember to report your Intel Involved volunteer hours for 2012 by January 15. Hours are easy to report using the Intel one page, web-based form.  See our website volunteering page for complete instructions and tips on how to report hours, including hours that were volunteered outside the US.

HEALTH/BENEFITS COMMITTEE – Cheryl Pruss, Chairperson

REMINDER: SUBMIT 2012 SERMA CLAIMS BY MARCH 31, 2013
You can file SERMA claims for 2012 through March 31, 2012 if the premiums occurred while you were eligible under the plan.  See our website announcement for details.

COMMUNICATION COMMITTEE – Debbie Watson, Chairperson

THE LEGACY OF BOB NOYCE AIRS ON PBS IN FEBRUARY
A new documentary about the rise of Silicon Valley and the story of Bob Noyce will air on the PBS (Public Broadcasting System)  American Experience in February. Read the details here.

MEMORIES AND MEMORABILIA PROJECT DELAYED
According to Dave Spencer, Employee Communications, Intel has postponed this project until later in Q1 and will announce a new timeline shortly. Stay tuned and if you are interested in volunteering, see details in the September NewsFlash.

VOLUNTEER COMMITTEE – Ben Manny, Chairperson

HELP CHILDREN WHO LOSE THEIR FAMILIES
A brown bag orientation for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will be held Wednesday, January 23rd from noon to 1pm in JF3 -101 (Jones Farm Campus, Oregon). Too many children in the child welfare system lose their families, their rights and their hope. Join the fight to make sure this does not happen. Find out more about CASA including contact information and how you can help.

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