The Annual TI Retiree Luncheon will be held at the Mesquite Convention Center on Thursday, October 1. Doors will open at 9:30 am, with a barbeque lunch served at 11:30 am. The speaker this year will be Steve Lyle, who serves as director of engineering workforce development and university marketing for Texas Instruments. He oversees worldwide university collaboration involving recruiting, research and marketing activities for the company, as well as penetrating university curriculum with TI technology across the globe.
TIAA is teaming up again with active TIers for the 16th Annual TIAA Charity Golf Tournament. The event is scheduled for Monday, October 19, at the Woodbridge Golf Club in Wylie, TX. It will benefit two worthwhile charities – the United Way and The Senior Source. Texas Instruments and the Texans Credit Union are underwriters for the tournament, making it possible for 100% of donations to go directly to the charities.
TIAA members, retirees and former TIers are invited to view the entries into the 2015 On My Own Time (OMOT) exhibition, and cast their vote for the People’s Choice award.
You will need a google account to vote online. If you have an account and are signed in, click here and you will see the images of OMOT entries. Pick the one you like and hover your mouse pointer on the lower left of the photo. When you see the +1, click on this and your vote is registered.
Dallas-area TI retirees and TIAA members – and their spouses – are invited to display their creative talents and take part in the 2015 On My Own Time (OMOT) competition.
This year all categories (visual and literary arts) are open to TI retirees and TIAA members including the brand new Collaborative Category where three or more individuals can create an entry of visual art or literacy art. In the past, teams from other corporations have knitted quilts, compiled short essays, and collaborated on a painting etc..
Texas Instruments has published its ninth annual Corporate Citizenship Report (CCR) online, outlining the company’s social and environmental performance for 2014.
“Every day, TIers around the world are doing what’s right, challenging the impossible, and making our communities stronger,” said Rich Templeton, TI Chairman, President and CEO, in the report’s opening letter.
Highlights of TI’s 2014 performance include:
More than 120 members and guests attended the 16th Annual Meeting of the TI Alumni Association at the Dallas Arboretum on May 14. The meeting, held in Rosine Hall near the entrance to the Arboretum, began with a reception and social period. TIAA President Larry James called the meeting to order at 1:30 pm and presented an overview of the Alumni Association, covering membership and financial status, as well as events and activities. He also thanked the Arboretum staff for hosting the event and noted this is the third time our Annual Meeting has been held at this venue.
Following a magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal on Saturday, April 25, an international appeal for assistance has been issued. In response to this appeal and inquiries from TIers who want to help, the TI Foundation has approved a grant to the American Red Cross to match up to $25,000 of TI employees’ and retirees’ donations to the Nepal relief efforts. The deadline for donations to be matched is May 31, 2015.
Tom Keener, the Cultural Arts Manager of the Allen Public Library, has invited TIers – whether active, retired, or former TIers – to attend a presentation by Dr. Darwin Payne of his new book, “No Small Dreams: J. Erik Jonsson – Texas Visionary”. The program is set for 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 21 at the Allen Public Library, 300 N. Allen, Allen, TX, 75013. It is sponsored by Bach to Books; the program is free and no reservations are required.
Texas Instruments has made it easier for U.S.-based TI retirees to make a difference in our communities with new, lowered minimums for TI’s Matching Gifts and Volunteer Incentive Programs. The minimums are retroactive to January 1, 2015, for this year’s contributions of dollars and volunteer hours that meet program guidelines.
The TIAA Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 14 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Rd. Refreshments will be provided and buses will run from the Texins Activity Center on the Expressway Site at 12:30 pm. The bus will return to the Texins parking lot at 4:00 pm.. Parking will be available at the Arboretum for those who wish to drive.