May 2016 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

ANDREW S. GROVE MEMORIAL UPDATE
Intel has informed the Intel Retiree Organization that a memorial for Andy Grove will be held for Intel employees on May 26. This memorial will be a video shared simultaneously on other employee sites. Unfortunately, space is limited and not available to include Intel retirees. Intel Studios is planning to record the event, with the intention of making the video available for limited viewing by Intel employees and retirees. Watch for announcements on our website or via e-mail for more information.

DISCOUNTS – Cheryl Pruss, Chairperson

INTEL STORE ANNOUNCEMENT
Intel Retirees now have access to the Intel Store and can receive the same discount pricing as employees. Click here for more information.

MCAFEE LIVESAFE SOFTWARE IS NOW AVAILABLE TO INTEL RETIREES TO DOWNLOAD FOR FREE!
Click here for more information.

VOLUNTEER – Ben Manny, Chairperson

INTEL INVOLVED PAYOUT CHECKS MAILED
Intel Involved matching grant checks for reported 2015 volunteer hours were mailed in April to eligible non-profits that have completed the required paperwork. We have posted a payout report announcement here listing the non-profits that received checks. A final payout report for checks mailed in 2015 for Intel Involved hours submitted for 2014 has been posted on this page IRO webpage.

NON-PROFIT MATCHING FUND CLARIFICATIONS
Intel has informed us that stock donations will be acceptable as a donation type that is eligible for a matching donation. Also any retiree donation greater than $1.00 will be matched. There is a maximum Intel Foundation match of $5,000 for eligible non-profits and similarly an additional $5,000 maximum match for eligible educational organizations. Please retain any donation receipts (including stock gifts) made since 1/1/2016 until the new tool for submitting matching requests, expected in Q2, is available.

ENCORE PERFORMANCE: A SECOND CAREER OPPORTUNITY
Since Louie Velasquez retired in 2013 he has used his skills to help move the Asian Family Center in New Mexico from paper to paperless documentation. He transferred to California and is now helping update Sacred Heart Community Services database. Read more about Louie’s experiences.

SITE UPDATES AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

UPCOMING SITE ACTIVITIES:
Visit site calendars to view activities in your area.

ARIZONA
An Evening at the Desert Botanical Garden. Volunteers are needed from 5:30-10:00p.m. each evening beginning May 17 through June 4  for this outdoor event. Click here to view details, dates, responsibilities and requirements. Contact Elyse Salisz; (602)-343-6517; (volunteer@balletaz.org) with questions.

MASSACHUSETTS
Hudson site is scheduled to complete decon by July 1, 2016. This includes deinstalling of all tools and decommission of all the structures, plumbing, electrical, packing up everything in the fab piece by piece to either store, sell or dispose of them.

OREGON
We received a question about Intel retirees having access to the Adidas, Columbia and Nike employee stores. Intel retirees will not have access. Adidas and Columbia now require Intel employee badges, instead of a flyer for entry. Since retirees don’t have badges so there is no way to grant access. Nike restricts usage to a number of participating employees from the Oregon site. Due to this restriction, Intel is not considering extending this opportunity to Intel retirees.

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