KATY (Covering Katy News) - Harris County Precinct 3 Constable Ted Heap addressed the Katy Area Retired Educators on September 25, 2019.  He focused his remarks on community programs and the role of the constable.

Additionally, special recognition was given to outgoing Texas Rep. John Zerwas of Richmond who also attended the meeting.

KARE’s book project also had its first donation to Mark A. Chapman YMCA at Katy Main Street. Representatives of the YMCA also attended the meeting.

Spotlighting KARE’s volunteer service, members were thanked for their 2018 volunteer efforts totaling 38,856. The monetary value of that service is $959,349 according to KARE.

KARE’s next meeting will be held on October 16. Former Katy Independent School District Dani DeLay Garcia will be the featured speaker. The theme will be “Time for Travel."

All public school employees who retired under the Teacher Retirement System are welcome to attend and bring a retired educator, friend or neighbor who is not a current member. KARE represents anyone who has worked in a school district and retired through the TRS. This includes all employees from custodian to superintendent. Others interested in supporting the goals of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) are welcome to join as associate members.

KARE meetings are held at 11:30 a.m. at the Leonard E. Merrell Center, 6301 S. Stadium Ln, Katy, room 144. Use the west entrance.

For more information about the Katy Area Retired Educators check out its website at http://www.localunits.org/KARE/.

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