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Upcoming Events for Purdue Retirees



Mark Your Calendars!


3 July PURA Monthly Meeting, MCL Cafeteria, 11:00 AM
    Topic:  Self-driving Cars
    Speaker: Dr. Srini Peeta, Hockema Professor of Civil Engineering

25 July PURA Trip - French Lick Resort (see below)

7 August PURA Monthly Meeting, MCL Cafeteria, 11 am
    Topic:  Honey Bee Research
    Speaker:  Greg Hunt

16 August Trip - The Gangster Getaway (see below)

25 August Big Ten Retrees Associations Conference, featuring Jerry Ross
    Book Signing:  
3:30 Stewart Center, Room 302-306
    Presentation:  4:30 Stewart Center, Room 302-306
    RSVP:  Michele Salla, msalla@purdue.edu

11 September PURA Kick-off Luncheon, Four Points by Sheraton, West Lafayette

15 September Center for Aging and the Life Course annual symposium (Registration information in August PURA News issue)

PURA Summer Trips Announced: July 25, August 16

The Trips and Tours Committee invites you to join Imperial Travel on three upcoming trips. To reserve a spot on a trip, call Imperial Travel 447-9321 or 800-642-6645.

July 25 - FRENCH LICK RESORT & CASINO $40/person (Transportation only)
You decide how you want to spend the day. Options include the Casino, Spa and Salon*, bowling at the 6-lane alley*, round of golf*, horseback riding*, visit the Indiana Railway Museum where you can take a 2-hour historic train ride* or take a guided walking tour of French Lick Springs Hotel or West Baden Hotel*.

*Additional fees apply, visit https://www.frenchlick.com/ for details.

August 16 – GANGSTER GETAWAY $129/person (includes tour, lunch and show)
Experience Chicago as it was during the 1920s and 30s. Costumed gangster guides will take us back to a time when Al Capone ruled the South Side of Chicago. We will visit the hot spots of gangster legends. We will have lunch at Tommy Guns Garage, an interactive “Speakeasy” where we will enjoy musical selections from Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and more.

Like travel? Interested in helping to plan PURA trips and tours?
We are still looking for a couple of new committee members. We are working on planning more trips for fall. If you are interested in joining this committee, please email Joma Roe, joma@purdue.edu.

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