South Suburban Retired Teachers Association - IRTA Unit 19
For the Retired Teachers of Southern Suburban Cook County
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SSRTA, as a Local Unit of the IRTA, has two missions. One mission is economic and the other is social and/or community.
SSRTA's economic mission is for all of us - all we retired teachers - to join together to continue the fight for our pensions and benefits. We worked our entire careers, paid our share and earned every dollar of our pensions and corresponding economic benefits. We must protect them - joining SSRTA and IRTA give our voices the weight of our numbers. Therefore, we encourage support of the IRTAPAC with donations.
The second mission of SSRTA is to provide an avenue for social and/or community based activities. Historically, SSRTA has participated in community service by taking part in three major projects. We support PADS for the homeless, RESPOND NOW for the hungry and needy of the south suburbs, and the IRTA Foundation .
We have eight Luncheons each year, usually on the third Wednesday of the month. Due to the closing of Carlos Restaurant, for 2021 we plan to hold our Luncheons at several area restaurants - and those restaurants will change during 2021 and perhaps 2022 as well. Check back here often. If you have a suggestion for a location for a future SSRTA Luncheon, please send a note (email) to Tony Marturano (see below).
For more information, please peruse the other pages on this website, or contact our President, Tony Marturano, at click gmail or call and leave a message at 708-479-5680.
(If you get his machine - please leave a message - he's out enjoying retirement.)
Note: As of September 2021, SSRTA is publishing all Monthly Committee Reports, as well as the Monthly President's Report, the Monthly Treasurer's Report and the Monthly Executive Committee Minutes in the Monthly SSRTA Newsletter. You can access it here -->> click
Note: As of March 2021, SSRTA is publishing it's Executive Committee Meeting Notes - click the last button on the right/bottomon this page.
Note: As of June 2018, SSRTA has it's own Facebook Page. Search for SSRTA Unit 19.
Note2: As of 2/1/18, we are no longer publishing the Treasurer's Report. Any SSRTA members who wish to access one of those reports, please email Tony Marturano using the red gmail link above.
site updated 9/8/2021