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Spring Luncheon

Join us for our Christmas  Luncheon at the Chateau Louis 11727 - Kingsway Avenue on March 21st, 2018 at 11:45 a.m. On the  menu is baked ham buffet.  The cost is $25.00 (includes GST and gratuity).  

Speaker:  Paul R Foisy, from Foisy Law Offices in St. Albert , speaking on the topic of “Reverse Mortgages:- Pros and Cons”

Door Prize: Everyone is eligible for a door prize.

Luncheon Registration Deadline

Please mark the March 14th deadline for luncheon registration on your calendar. If a member of the Telephone Committee has not called you by 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14th, please contact Pam Roy at 780.473.5598 immediately.

Donations to the Food Bank are appreciated.

 Our PRESIDENT’S Message

Click here to see our President’s Message.

Board Meeting Summary

Faculty Club Brunch

Spring is just around the corner and, with it, the opportunity to gather with friends for brunch in the Saskatchewan Room at the University of Alberta Faculty Club on Saturday, April 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

For a fee of $30.00 you will be treated to a lovely buffet that includes dessert, juice, coffee, and tea.

A $2.00 fee per vehicle applies in the parking lot adjacent to the Faculty Club at 116 Street and Saskatchewan Drive. Only credit cards or exact change can be used in the machines (bandits).

This event has become increasingly popular over the years. Those wishing to register may either sign up at the spring luncheon or phone Shirley Strembitsky at 780.988.9195.

See you there!

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Important Luncheon News


The Edmonton Retired Teachers’ Association’s (ERTA’s) Board of Directors elected to continue supporting the Food Bank at the luncheons. Non-perishable goods are always welcomed but, with its increased purchasing power, a gift of cash to the Food Bank magnifies your donation and funds can be directed to buying the most needed items.

ERTA is pleased to announce that $192.00 in donations were collected for the Alberta Retired Teachers Charitable Foundation (ARTCF) at the Christmas luncheon. Contributions to this charity benefit all Alberta seniors and a tax receipt is issued to donors. An added benefit is that your information will never be added to a mailing list or passed on to groups who solicit donations.

Visit for more specific information about ARTCF and how to contribute.

Scent-free event: For the comfort and safety of members and guests who are dealing with allergies, your cooperation is requested in making this luncheon, and future Edmonton Retired Teachers’ Association (ERTA) functions, scent-free.

Please Remember: To assist those who are taking monies  we ask you to bring correct change —a $20 bill and a $5 bill.

ARTA Photography Contest

This year’s categories—travel, well-aged, small things and black and white—can be expected to generate some uniquely creative submissions in the 2018 Photography Contest. The content is open to all ARTA members, regular as well as affiliate. Contest participants are limited to only one entry per category. All photographs must be titled this year.

All rectangular images must not exceed 8” x 10” and be no smaller than 5” x 7”, while only square submissions no larger than 12” x 12” or smaller than 7” x 7” will be accepted.

Photographs must be mounted on rigid backing with an official entry form attached to the back with a bit of tape. Entries that display images of people require an official permission form that has been signed by the subject of the photo or their legal guardian. Click here to see the permission form.

Complete contest rules can be found online. Go to  here to down-load the entry forms. All entries must be mailed or hand-delivered to 11835 149 Street, Edmonton, Alberta  T5L 2J1.