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“The Wall That Heals”

The City of Garland is bringing “The Wall That Heals” to the metroplex for a few days. This is a three-quarter scale replica of the permanent Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. which bears the names of the 58,276 men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice. Along with the wall a mobile Education Center will also be on display.  

Canine Companions for Independence, Irving

The assistance dogs that are bred, raised and trained at this non-profit organization aren't just the ears, hands and legs of their human partners.  They're also goodwill ambassadors and often their best friends.  They open up new opportunities and new possibilities and spread incredible joy.  CCI unites children, adults and veterans with trained dogs in a powerful program that leads to greater independence and confidence.  TIAA will provide the bus so we can tour the Canine Companions at their Baylor Scott and White Kinkeade Campus and see a demonstration from one of their trainers  We wil

Texas Motor Speedway Tour, June 18, 2019

Some of the TIAA members signed up for a tour of one of the world’s largest entertainment facilities, the Texas Motor Speedway with it's 1,500 acres and five different tracks.  First, we hopped on a bus to enjoy lunch at Red Robin in Fort Worth and then headed to the speedway.  We visited several areas while on site:  a gift shop (of course), the garages (with 45 bays), pit row, the wall where the mechanics stand (read to jump down and attend to their car when it enters pit row at 45 mph) during the race, victory lane, and a luxury suite.

50th Anniversary of Apollo Landing on the Moon

TI retirees and former TIers and a guest are invited to attend a special event at the Allen Public Library, 300 N Allen Dr., Allen, TX 75013, on Thursday, July 11. A bus will be provided, leaving from the Texins Activity Center at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be provided at the Food for Thought Café in the library at 6:15 p.m. The program will begin at 7:30 p.m., with a presentation by James Donovan, author of “Shoot for the Moon”, who has extensively researched the personal, political and scientific backgrounds behind the journey to the moon.

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