News & Upcoming Activities...

  Upcoming Lunch Meeting:

  o August 12th - Our next Lunch/Business Meeting is at the America Buffet, 12815 Southwest Freeway, at 11 AM. We meet the 2nd Wednesday each month for our lunch meetings.

     - Our guest speaker is RN Susan Styron of Memorial Hermann Hospital, who will speak on Diabetes.

     * All attendees participate in a free drawing for America Buffet meal coupons and other valuable door prizes.

  Upcoming Day Trips:

o August 3rd - This Historic Houston Day Trip is organized by Harris County and comes with a tour guide that will explain some of the historic sites we will see as we travel on the bus tour. See the brochure for complete details on this educational trip.

o August 19th - Join us for a FREE Sugar Land Skeeters baseball game! That's right! Absolutely FREE! Mary Brown has used her influence with the city of Sugar Land and gotten these tickets for our use. See the attached brochure for complete details.

  Upcoming Events:

  o Check back here for information on events as they are scheduled.

  Photos Posted:

  o Story and photos of the recent club activities are posted to the photos page for your enjoyment. Check back often to catch our most recent updates.


  o Lynn Stefan heads our Sunshine Committee. If you hear of a club member illness or death, call Lynn at 713-344-1437 and she will send a card on behalf of the club.

  Vigor News:

  o Do you have news that would be of interest to other TIHAA members? Click HERE for a form that you can download and save to your computer, edit with a Word Processor and then attach to an email to TIHAA for inclusion in the next issue of the Vigor.

  More information:

  o Got a question about the Club? Now you can call us at 832-551-8025. Leave a message and we will call you back. Or send us an email to:

The TI Stafford Facilities Team has just posted a video to YouTube showing some of the history of the TI Stafford site. You can see it at Texas Instruments Stafford Cradle to Grave.

A Message from the President...

The TIHAA Spring Fling (Bingo) on Saturday, May 23rd at TI was a huge success with 60 people attending. A great big THANK YOU to all of the board members who made this event an enjoyable afternoon for all. A write up with pictures is included in this Vigor.

We on the TIHAA board value your opinion on how we can improve TIHAA events. To that end, we took a survey of the attendees at the Bingo and here is a brief summary of the results:

Time preference:

[ 18 ] afternoon [ 0 ] evening [ 6 ] either


[ 23 ] TI [ 2 ] Bayland Park [ 0 ] other

Food quality:

[ 4 ] fair [ 7 ] good [ 15 ] excellent

Food quantity:

[ 0 ] too little [ 20 ] OK [ 3 ] too much


[ 8 ] gift cards [ 1 ] prizes [ 11 ] cash [ 7 ] any

As summer approaches we all take trips and visit our friends and families. If you have had any "happenings" in your life that you would like to share with your TIHAA friends, we would be happy to publish it in the next Vigor. Just send information with a photo if possible to Ralph Garcia.

We are also always interested in your ideas for day trips. If you have suggestions on a trip we would love to hear from you.

Please put the following dates on your calendar.

June 10th 9:30 am Monthly board meeting at TI -- come and join us.

June 10th 11 am Monthly lunch meeting at the America Buffet

July 20th bus trip SAS Factory tour in San Antonio -- see details in the flyer.

September 18th 6:30 pm TI Retiree BBQ at the Stafford Centre

December 4th Christmas party at the Crowne Plaza hotel -- details to come

Best wishes to everyone for a wonderful summer. I hope to see you at one of our upcoming TIHAA events.

Gary Luckett

TIHAA phone number: 832-551-8025 -- TIHAA email: