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MSURA Meetings & Speakers 2017

All MSU retirees, spouses and friends are welcome. No prior registration is required. TIME: The second Monday of each month, September through May. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. for refreshments; program starts at 2:00 p.m. LOCATION: MSU Federal Credit Union Farm Lane Branch Office, 4825 E. Mt. Hope Road | Map, East Lansing.

Monday, Feb. 12, Regina Cross, Director of Travel, MSU Alumni Office, Travel Opportunities and Tips for the MSURA Community

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 10AM to Noon Location: IM Sports East, Multi-Purpose Room AARP HomeFit Program The AARP HomeFit program was developed to educate older adults how to navigate all living spaces independently to allow them to remain in their own homes as they age. Participants receive information on how to easily evaluate their own home for “livability” should they themselves or one of their family members become unable to use stairs, or must rely on assistive devices. It is designed help individuals plan for independence, choice and dignity as they age. Participants will receive a personal copy of the AARP Home Fit Guide. Click on AARP & IM Sponsored Events for MSURA

Monday, March 5, 2018 The 36th annual luncheon of the MSU Retirees Club of Florida will take place on Monday, March 5, 2018.  This year, there is a new venue for the luncheon, Pier 22 restaurant, which is located right on the Manatee River near downtown Bradenton.  The speaker will be Provost and Executive Vice-President for Academic Affairs June Youatt.  Provost Youatt always gives an interesting and informative overview of all the exciting things going on at MSU. Assistant VP for HR SHaron Butler will also be there to update retirees on benefits.  The event will begin at 11:00 am with a social hour, followed by lunch and Provost Youatt's talk.  At the end, door prizes will be awarded.  All MSU retirees who are in Florida on that date are encouraged to attend.  Please fill out and return the reservation form. About Bradenton. Contact Marsh Hestenes hestenes@msu.edu for more information.

Monday, March 12, Roger Baldwin, MSURA Vice President, New Visions of Retirement and the “Age-Friendly” University.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 10AM to Noon Location: IM Sports East, Multi-Purpose Room Getting To Know Apps  Introductory class on how to use your mobile device (mobile phone, iPad, tablet, etc.)

Monday, April. 9, Bob Hoffman, Public Relations Manager, Wharton Center, What’s Up at Wharton: New Initiatives and a Preview of the Upcoming Season

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10AM to Noon Location: IM Sports East, Multi-Purpose Room Good Form Walking AARP in conjunction with Playmaker’s offers Good Form Walking coaching. Good Form walking is a method to help walkers of all ages and abilities move forward more efficiently and healthier. Participants should wear loose clothing and comfortable walking shoes. Participation is limited to 30 people.

Monday, May 7, MSURA Annual Meeting Kellogg Center, 11:00am - 2:00pm

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 10 AM to 2PM Location: MSU Pavilion, Farm Lane and Forest Rd. CarFit & Car Seat Check Participants find out how the fit of their car affects their driving and how to adjust their vehicle to their changing needs. During a 20 minute one-on-one session a trained CarFit technician will go through the 12-point checklist and suggest adjustments and adaptations to improve comfort, control, confidence and safety while behind the wheel. If you are a grandparent you know how difficult it can be to know if you have installed the car seat correctly when your grandchild is going to be riding with you. At this event you will be able to be sure both you and your grandchild will be as safe as possible while you are on the road.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 10AM to Noon Location: IM Sports East, Multi-Purpose Room Identity Theft & Cyber Security Every 4 seconds someone is the victim of Identity Theft. This presentation will explain what identity theft is, help you avoid becoming a victim and provide information on how to create a recovery plan if you are a victim. Online fraud poses a serious and growing threat throughout the nation. The internet is a goldmine for scam artists and the number of people who get caught in the scammer’s net grows every year. Learn what steps you should take to take to protect yourself.

BOARD MEETINGS:   Board of Directors meetings are normally held on the Wednesday prior to each member speaker meeting at 10:00 AM, unless otherwise listed below, in room 125 Nisbet Bldg.

2017  4/5, 4/26 September 6, 2017; October 4; November 8; December 6.  January 3, 2018; February 7; March 7; April 4; May 2, 2018.

Members of MSURA are persons officially designated as retired by the Michigan State University Board of Trustees, and their spouses or surviving spouses, (b) upon their written request, persons retired from other employment who had formerly been employed or appointed to adjunct positions by Michigan State University, and their spouses or surviving spouses, and (c) active Michigan State University employees who pay an annual subscription fee as set by the Board of Directors of MSURA.

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