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Retired teachers present scholarships

Each year Division 73 of El Dorado County’s CalRTA (California Retired Teacher’s Association) offers scholarships to young high school graduates interested in pursuing a career in education. Every year the selection committee must choose among the talented young people who apply. This year a $500 and $1,000 scholarship were awarded. The $500 scholarship was awarded […]

CalRTA donates gift baskets to YANA

For its annual community project, the California Retired Teachers (CalRTA) made 35 gift baskets filled with household and personal items to donate to the clients of YANA (You Are Not Alone). YANA is a program sponsored by the Department of Human Services and the Area Agency on Aging. Volunteers make daily or weekly telephone calls to seniors […]

Local students honored with scholarships

The El Dorado County Division of CalRTA (California Retired Teachers Association) honored two El Dorado County high school students with scholarships at its June barbecue. Lorna Perpall, head of the scholarship committee, introduced the scholarship recipients, Caitlin Bandera and Rosebud Campion. Campion enjoys working with children and strives to build their self-esteem so they can […]

CalRTA hosts Annual Harvest Picnic

The annual CalRTA (California Retired Teachers Association), El Dorado County Division 73, picnic at Rainbow Orchards will be held on Monday, Sept. 23. Rainbow Orchards will supply those attending with “Lunch in a Bucket” with drinks included. Since it is the 50th anniversary of the Apple Hill Association, several very special guests have been invited […]

Information, soup and friends make for a perfect meeting

Ginny Johnson was the speaker at the annual “Soup’s On” meeting of the California Retired Teachers Association (CalRTA) of El Dorado County. Johnson spoke on “How to Age Successfully.” The entertaining and informative presentation covered three major components of successful aging: avoiding disease, maintaining high cognitive and physical function, and engagement with life. “The most […]

CalRTA donates baskets for YANA

The You are not Alone program received festively decorated baskets from members of California Retired Teachers Association. The baskets, filled with useful items such as paper towels, small soaps, batteries, snacks and teas were assembled by CalRTA members at the October meeting. Items for the baskets were donated by CalRTA members as well as Body […]

CalRTA members enjoy barbecue

Members of the California Retired Teachers Association (CalRTA) gathered at Bob and Maria Bruggerʼs home for a barbecue. The event was highlighted by a presentation from Trout Unlimited. J.J. Plank and Nate Lischman instructed the group in the skills of fly fishing and some members took a turn casting into the Bruggerʼs swimming pool. Louise […]

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