Alcoa Retirees Meeting
The Alcoa Retirees Meeting will be held at 12 p.m. at Mr. Gatti’s on 2nd St., on Wednesday, March 8. The meeting will be held on the second Wednesday of each month through April. For more information, contact Gerry Hueser at (563) 340-3132.
Winter Texan Newmar Luncheon
The Winter Texan Newmar Luncheons will be held at The Golden Corral at 1301 E. Jackson Ave, in McAllen. It will be held March 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is a reservation deadline usually two days before event. Be sure to tell the host you are with the Newmar group when you arrive. The cost is $14.61. Judy Swing and Donna Ritchie will be the new hosts and are looking forward to seeing many familiar faces. You can register on the Newmar webpage, newmarkountryklub.com under calendar or contact Judy Swing at (815) 370-2513. Her email is email@example.com.
3M Retirees and Friends Welcome
3M Retirees and Friends will meet on Wednesday, March 15 at 10:30 a.m. at Victoria Palms Restaurant in Donna. Call Louise at (612) 916-9236 or Hartley at (956) 289-8261 for information. (This will be held on the third Wednesday through March).
Widows’ Comfort Connection
The Widows’ Comfort Connection is a peer-led widows support group which meets the first Saturday of every month from 12 to 2 p.m. at Tropical Valley Acres Mobile Home Park, 1240 E. Business Highway 83, in Mission. For more information, call Nancy Martinez at (956) 249-5292.
Senior Slow Pitch Softball
The Ed Martens Senior Softball League meets on Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday. The games are in the mornings at 9 a.m. at West Side Park in McAllen on Ware Rd. There are two leagues – one for beginners, and one for seasoned players. Call Fred at (956) 897-6961 or Mike at (734) 834-128 for more information.
Model Rail Roading & Railroaders
Model Rail Roading & Railroaders have started getting together. Anyone interested in joining the group can join them Monday through Friday at the Hidalgo Pumphouse. Call Red at (313) 532-8549 for more information.
The Rio Grande Valley Woodcarvers have begun their seasonal meetings. The woodcarvers are meeting at the Nomad Shrine Club, 1044 W. Nolana Blvd., in Pharr. The Carvers meet weekly on Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. through March. Everyone is welcome to come and visit and join the club. After a third visit, you will be asked to become a member with annual dues. More information can be found online at www.rgvwoodcarvers.org. Get ready to build/carve for the Woodcarvers Show in January.
The Senior Ambassadors is looking for singers to join their chorus. Senior Ambassadors is composed of men from the Valley and Winter Texan community. They perform choral music from sacred and semi classical, to pop and country. Practice sessions are held each Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Bentsen Grove Resort (1645 S. Bentsen Rd.) in Mission. They perform 10 to 12 times each season at various venues in the RGV. For more information, call Paul Hunter (956) 310-9515.
Reunions are a great time to catch up with friends, old and new. Here we will feature reunions and meetings that are happening throughout the Valley. We hope that if you are having such a meeting, you will send the information to us so we can help you spread the word.
If you have a great photo from your reunion or meeting, we would love to see that too. We love seeing photos of Red Hatter groups and others as they gather at local restaurants to catch up and share what's new. You can send your information to firstname.lastname@example.org.