News & Upcoming Activities...



  Upcoming Lunch Meeting:

o December 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.

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



o It's that time of year again when we renew our TIHAA memberships. It is the best bargain you can find for only $10 per year for both you and your spouse. Don't forget to send your check made out to TIHAA, and mailed to:

Lola McMann, 2207 Snowy Egret Dr., Katy, TX 77494
(281) 665-1125

Call her if you are not sure if you are paid up for next year. Don't miss out on club activities.


  Upcoming Day Trips:

o February 18 - Join your TIHAA friends as we ride the Harris County bus to The San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site. Mary Brown has arranged for us to tour the museum and enjoy a hot lunch on the site. Not only will you enjoy a ride in the Texas countryside in Spring, with all the flowers in bloom, but you will learn some Texas history at the site commemorating the location where, in 1823, Stephen F. Austin established his colony in Mexican Texas. See the brochure for complete details. Sign up today!


  Upcoming Events:

Keep watch here for upcoming events as we schedule them.


  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 281-967-7685 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. You can always find update information here at www.tihaa.org


Gene Lacy found a video by Allan Webber with his band playing music in the Building 2 cafeteria in front of that little elevator back in 2009. Here is a link to it: Allan Webber band. Enjoy.


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 these articles that were in the Houston Chronicle regarding the work that is beginning on the old TI-Stafford site at these links:

Former TI Site in Stafford up for a Makeover.

Mixed Use Complex Planned at Former TI Site.


Here are videos of past TI BBQ events held in the old TI-Stafford Building #1. Enjoy.

Here are links:

TI-Stafford BBQ 2011. TI-Stafford BBQ 2011.

TI-Stafford BBQ in 2012. TI-Stafford BBQ 2012.