August 2015 Intel Retiree News Flash

Attendance at board meetings is open to all retirees who are members of IRO.  If you would like to listen to your board at work, please send a request with one week’s notice to Barb Frank at Frankbarbara@sbcglobal.net.
Are you a new retiree?  Visit the IRO website where we have summarized key information.

FROM THE BOARD – Barb Frank, President

SAVE THE DATE: ANNUAL RETIREE DINNERS COMING THIS FALL
Check website calendars for individual site dates and details. Speakers will include: Arizona – Frank Sanders; Bay Area – Steven Holmes; Oregon – Kirk Skaugen; Massachusetts – Jon Olson; Folsom – TBD.

WE NEED YOU!
Health & Benefits Committee needs volunteers who can give a few hours a month to inform and educate retirees on Health and Benefits issues that impact them. This includes developing News Flash articles, IRO web content updates, and meeting participation. Interested in being connected to all that is happening with retirees? Email us at intelretiree@gmail.com, especially if you have an Employee/Retiree Benefits background.

HEALTH/BENEFITS – Tom Piete, Chairperson

DON’T MISS EPP ANNOUNCEMENTS
Keep up with new product announcements from the Employee Purchase Program (EPP) store, and get direct ordering capability by subscribing to their newsletter. Click here to learn how.

ATTENTION MCAFEE SUBSCRIBERS: 
HOW TO KEEP YOUR INTEL RETIREE DISCOUNT FOR LONGER THAN THE FIRST SUBSCRIPTION YEAR
Special thanks to retiree Steve Tolopka, whose prompt action helped us to quickly share how to continue to receive the retiree discount for McAfee security software after your first subscription year. Read about it here.

COMMUNICATION – Debbie Watson, Chairperson

CATCHING UP WITH THE NACHTSHEIMS
Retiring to become couch potatoes didn’t last long! This dynamic duo hasn’t had time to be bored since retirements in 2000 and 2001. They are both busy participating on profit and non-profit boards. Click to read more.

INTEL LANDS AT SHANNON: AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE MAGIC OF IRELAND
Peter MacNamara provides an inside glimpse of Ireland’s history and how he helped Intel land in Shannon, where he served as Managing Director of Intel Communications LTD and Director of Software Alliances for EMEA. Click to read more.

VOLUNTEER – Ben Manny, Chairperson

INTERESTED IN POSTING A VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY?
The IRO mailbox has received about ten requests this year to add their volunteer opportunities to our website. The requests come from retirees as well as non-profits looking for volunteers. Please check out these volunteer FAQ’s for more information.

LIVE LONGER AND BE HAPPIER – VOLUNTEER!
Elders in Action is a Portland nonprofit that advocates for older adults and helps them do problem solving so they can remain living independently and active in their communities. Intel retiree Mark Noonan tells why he is so excited about volunteering for this organization and the impact it is having.

SITE UPDATES

Be sure to check your site calendar for annual dinner updates!

ARIZONA – 25th Anniversary Intel Variety Show – Mark your calendar and Save the Date for the 25th Anniversary Intel Variety Show that will be held at Chandler Center for the Arts on Saturday, September 19, 2015, at 7:00p.m. Click for more information.

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