August 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 for key information or contact us at: intelretiree@gmail.com. IRO has members who can to help answer your retirement questions. Note: Within 2 weeks, your retiree email account will automatically be established.

FROM THE BOARD – Barb Frank, President

SURVEY COMING SOON TO YOUR INBOX
We want your opinion about the products and services offered by the Intel Retiree Organization (IRO), as well as our communication methods. A random sampling of IRO members will receive a request to fill out a short survey. If you receive the survey, please assist your IRO volunteers by completing and returning it. We’ll share the results, as well as the actions we take as a result of the survey.

DISCOUNTS – Cheryl Pruss, Chairperson

MOVING? EMPLOYEE/RETIREE DISCOUNT IS NOW AVAILABLE
As a retiree you can take advantage of the Intel corporate rate with Intel’s relocation supplier. Click here to learn more.

COMMUNICATION – Debbie Watson, Chairperson

FORTUNE INTERVIEW WITH BRIAN KRZANICH
Brian Krzanich sits down with Fortune Magazine’s Adam Lashinsky in a video interview and look into Intel’s future.

VOLUNTEER – Ben Manny, Chairperson

IT’S HERE! THE NEW MATCHING GIFTS PROGRAM FOR EMPLOYEES AND RETIREES IS NOW AVAILABLE
We are pleased to announce that Intel’s new Matching Gifts Program has launched. We are working with Intel on the program details and FAQ that Intel Legal approves for posting on the public IRO website. For any Intel retirees wishing to take advantage of the Intel Matching Gifts program, the new portal is available at: https://intel.benevity.org/.  You will need to contact support@benevity.org to create an account and obtain the required log in information. After completing registration, you can donate directly to an organization using the matching gifts portal. You may also use this portal if you have already made a 2016 donation to an eligible non-profit or educational organization (receipt required). 

ENCORE PERFORMANCE: A SECOND CAREER OPPORTUNITY
Jim Kardach worked at Intel CA for 27 years and volunteered at a charity called MESA (Math, Engineering and Science Achievement). At retirement Jim applied for an Encore Fellowship to develop a suite of networked applications for MESA. Read more about his success.

IRO’S SITE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES HAVE ALL BEEN UPDATED!
Please visit your site’s link under the Volunteer tab on IRO’s website or click the links in the table below for many new wonderful site volunteer opportunities.

SITE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
To view multi-site opportunities, visit the All Intel Sites Opportunity page.

ARIZONA – Junior Achievement of Arizona, Talking Book Library Recording Studio, Hands on Greater Phoenix BAY AREA – Fun science experiments for elementary students, community outreach, environmental volunteers, Boys & Girls Club of Peninsula FOLSOM – 60 new opportunities encompassing; animals, human services, children, environment, STEM
MASSACHUSETTS – Habitat for Humanity; United Way of Tri-County, Wheat Community Connections NEW MEXICO – United Way of Central New Mexico OREGON/WASHINGTON – Hillsboro Air Show, Build a Playground, Master Gardening, and Engineering mentors

UPCOMING SITE SOCIAL EVENTS
Visit individual site calendars to view details of social activities in your area.

ARIZONA – November 16 – 6th annual retiree dinner at Ocotillo Country Club BAY AREA – October 1 – afternoon social; November 3 – annual dinner at Michael’s Shoreline FOLSOM – November 3 – annual dinner at Empire Ranch Golf Club
MASSACHUSETTS – Nov. 5 – annual dinner at The Manor NEW MEXICO – August 17 – lunch, November – first annual dinner (date/location tbd) OREGON/WASHINGTON – Sept. 13 – lunch, Oct. 12 – annual dinner at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club; Dec. 13 -lunch

 

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