A number of alumni groups and networks have been in existence for years, largely as social organizations. Some of these organizations may have their own websites, in which case links are provided.
The following groups usually meet as shown below. Call or email contact person to confirm schedule. To add or update a listing, contact us.
1:00 pm, second Tuesday, lunch at Poor Richards Cafe, 2442 K Ave., Plano. Contact Ralph Bovee at firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-402-7512.
8:30 am, third Wednesday, breakfast at IHOP Pancake House, LBJ Frwy. at Centerville Rd., Garland. Contact Newton Beam at email@example.com or 940-220-9930.
Attleboro Retiree Club
1:00 pm, second Tuesday (except July & August) at Newell-Blais VFW Post #443, 50 Jefferson St., North Attleborough, MA 02760.
Austin Alumni Lunch
Annual reunion on first Monday in December at Rudy's BBQ on 183. Open to all former TIers in Austin area. Mailing list at TI_Alum@googlegroups.com. Contact Marian Justiss at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-576-1619.
Austin Retiree Club
Lunch meetings are held every other month (Jan, Mar, July, Sept, Nov) on the third Thursday. Open to all former TIers in Austin area. NO CONTACT INFORMATION AVAILABLE.
11:30 am, third Wednesday, lunch at Tony's Café, NW corner of Alma & Spring Creek Pkwy., Plano. Contact Martha Hamilton at email@example.com or 214-405-1681.
Equipment Group Retirees
All retirees are welcome. 11:00 am, lunch on 15th of each month (or the nearest weekday) at Red Lobster, LBJ Frwy. & Greenville Ave., Dallas. . No formal organization – just meeting, eating and staying in touch. Contact Neil Sunderland at firstname.lastname@example.org or 972-272-2869.
11:30 am, second Wednesday, lunch at Tino’s Too, 2201 K Ave., Plano. Contact Martha Hamilton at email@example.com or 214-405-1681.
Shares job opportunities, network gatherings or other information with each other and has gatherings as requested. Comprised of professionals who have found “life after TI,” this group helps former TIers stay connected professionally and socially. Contact Joan Nichols at 214-543-2546 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Join the mailing list at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ExTI.
First Monday Bunch
1:00 - 3:00 pm, first Monday, meeting at Richardson Senior Center, 820 W. Arapaho Rd., Richardson. Contact Ralph Dean at email@example.com or 972-235-2589.
Houston Alumni Association
Sponsored by TIAA for use as an open forum by former TIers who want to stay connected with the TI family. List owner Tom Boedecker, http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=139468.
North Texas Retiree Luncheon
11:30 am, on the second Friday of the second month of each quarter (Feb, May, Aug, Nov) at El Fenix Restaurant, 3450 South Central Expressway, McKinney. Contact Cliff Gibbs at firstname.lastname@example.org or 972-742-1113.
Old Bunch Lunch Group
11:00 am, second Thursday, Spring Creek Barbeque, 270 North Central Expy., Richardson. Mostly SC QA 1990s retirees. Contact Wayne Bailey at email@example.com.
Texins Dive Club
The Texins Dive Club is a social organization whose members enjoy and promote SCUBA diving. Our club was founded in 1958 – making it one of the oldest in the US. Membership is open to anyone and guests are welcome. Join us at a club meeting on the second Tuesday of each month (6 pm social hour, 7 pm meeting) at the Outback Steakhouse, 1509 N. Central Expy, Plano, TX 75075. For information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at http://www.texinsdiveclub.com/ FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER ONLY we meet for a cookout at Cottonwood Park located at 1301 W Belt Line Rd, Richardson, TX 75080.
TI Bible Study Group
7:00 - 8:00 am, every other Tuesday, Greater Cornerstone Baptist Church, TI Blvd. & Forest Ln., Dallas. SC retirees meeting for over 20 years. David Robertson, teacher. Contact Ron McCormick at email@example.com or 972-235-2577.
TI Design Automation (TIDA)
11:15 am. luncheon on first Wednesday of each quarter Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct) at Spring Creek Barbeque, 270 North Central Expy., Richardson. Personnel, retired or otherwise, from DAD and all other electrical, mechanical and software Design Automation development or support departments worldwide. Meet at the entrance. Contact Bob Penick at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-639-0311.
TIAA Breakfast Club
9:30 am, third Friday, breakfast at the Southern Recipes Grill, 621 W. Plano Pkwy (in front of Macy's at Collin Creek Mall)., Plano. All TI alumni and spouses welcome. Contact Jon Campbell at email@example.com or 214-507-1500.
TIAA Retiree Bunch
11:30 am, third Tuesday of each month (except June, July & August), Spring Creek Barbeque, 270 North Central Expy., Richardson. Contact Tom Gregory at firstname.lastname@example.org or 972-412-9332.