News & Upcoming Activities...

  Upcoming Lunch Meeting:

o November 13 - Join us for our next Lunch Meeting at the America Buffet, 12815 Southwest Freeway, Stafford. We meet at 11:00 AM in the meeting room on the right side of the reataurant.

- Our guest speaker is Bob Crosser from the Fort Bend County Historical Commission. He is the Chair of the Cemetery Committee for the Commission and is very knowledgeable on that as well as many other local historical interests.

He will talk about the Fort Bend 95 and other historic black cemeteries in Fort Bend County.

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

  Upcoming Day Trips:

o November 18 - Join us on a Day Trip to The San Jacinto Monument, with lunch in the Monument Inn Restaurant overlooking the Houston Ship Channel. See the brochure for complete details.

o December 10 - We have a Bus Trip to Coushatta Casino Resort for a day of fun and food. See the brochure for complete details.

  Upcoming Events:

o December 8 - Lola McMann has put together plans already to give us another great Christmas Party this year. It's not too early to put this date on your calendar and enjoy the great food and fellowship to kick off the Christmas season. See the brochure for details.

  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 If you hear of a club member illness or death, call Jean Houston at 281-536-3718 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: You can always find update information here at

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.