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PURA News - July 2015

Leadership Transition

PURA officers and committees met on May 5 at Stewart Center to plan PURA programs and activities for the coming year. Outgoing President, Dan Collins, passed the organization's official "key" to incoming 2015-16 PURA President,Olivia Wood. In attendance were the current and new PURA committee members, officers and guests. Outgoing committee members and officers were also recognized.  (Click on the above "About PURA" tab for updated board and committee membership.)


Mark Your Calendars!
Upcoming PURA Events

July 6 -- PURA Monthly Meeting at MCL Cafeteria - 11:00 AM 

July 15 -- PURA Chocolate Trail Trip
(Click on the above "Upcoming Events" tab for registration information.)

July 27 -- PURA Reception with President Daniels, 4:00-5:00 PM,
East and West Faculty Lounges, Purdue Memorial Union, West Lafayette
President Daniels invites all retirees and a guest to join him.
RSVP is requested by Monday, July 20, to presevents@purdue.edu or (765) 494-9708.
Please indicate former department affiliation and guest's name,
and make them aware of any special accommodations needed.
Business casual attire. Parking available in Grant Street Garage.

August 3 -- PURA Monthly Lunch and Program at MCL Cafeteria - 11:00  AM

September 14 -- PURA Kickoff Luncheon, Four Points Sheraton
(Registration information coming in August)

Monday Luncheon Series

We hope you will join us for lunch and program at the Purdue Room in the MCL Cafeteria in West Lafayette, the first Monday of each month, excluding holidays. The lunch line is open at 11 AM with the program beginning at 11:50 AM. The remaining programs for the 2014-15 series are:

July 6: Topic: Modern Cooperative Extension Service with speaker Jason Henderson

August 3: Topic: Retiree Volunteering with a panel outlining volunteer opportunities such as Habitat, Boiler Volunteer Network, etc.

Your Help Needed!

Help us stay in touch with you by keeping your mailing and e-mail addresses updated.  Send updates to  hr@purdue.edu and encourage your fellow retirees to do so too!

If you are not on file with a mailing or e-mail address (or do not wish to be), your access to Purdue retiree information will be via the PURA web site at www.purdue.edu/retirees.  Post a note on the refrigerator to regularly check the PURA web site!