News & Upcoming Activities...



  Upcoming Lunch Meeting:

o April 12 - 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. We meet in the room on the west side of the restaurant.

  - Peter Ehlig of TI Sugar Land, will speak on the status of Texas Instruments business.

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


  Upcoming Day Trips:

o April 25 - We are going to ride the Harris County bus to Historic West Columbia, Texas. Mary Brown has arranged for us to tour the Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site. April will be a great time to get out into the countryside and visit this historic site. We will enjoy an out-of-pocket lunch at Smokin R BBQ. See the brochure for complete details.

o May 22 - Mary Brown has arranged for us to ride the Harris County bus to The Texas Wendish Heritage Museum. We will receive guided tours and enjoy an authentic Wendish luncheon that is included in the LOW COST $23 price. See the brochure for complete details.


  Upcoming Events:

o May 6 - We have set the date for the 2017 Spring Event (Bingo) that will be held again at the Texas Instruments Sugar Land campus. See the brochure for all the details and sign up at the next lunch meeting or give Lola a call to reserve your place at the Bingo table. There will be lots of good light food and fun and prizes for everyone in attendance.


  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.


  Sunshine:

  o Lynn Stefan heads our Sunshine Committee. If you hear of a club member illness or death, call Lynn at 936-703-3904 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: tihaamail@gmail.com.


The old TI Stafford Facilities Team is posting videos to YouTube showing some of the history of the old TI Stafford site. You can see them at Texas Instruments Stafford Cradle to grave. or Additional Facilities photos.


The old TI Stafford Building #2 is now history. Here is a video showing the demolition in progress. It's sad to see our old buildings disappear, but perhaps the replacements will be of value to the community. Stafford Bldg.2 demolition.


o You can read the article that was in the March 12th Houston Chronicle regarding the work that is beginning on the old TI-Stafford site at this link:
http://www.chron.com/neighborhood/fortbend/news/article/Mixed-use-complex-planned-at-former-TI-site-in-6877933.php
So far, most of the activity is on the east side of the site near Murphy Road.