News & Upcoming Activities...

  Upcoming Lunch Meeting:

o October 10 we will not hold our regular Lunch Meeting at America Buffet!!

We are suspending our October meeting to allow members and their friends to attend the Senior Expo at Stafford Centre. This FREE event begins at 9:00 AM and you can get a free breakfast and free lunch while getting information from vendors that are of interest to seniors. There will also be lectures on topics of interest.

  Upcoming Day Trips:

o October 23 - Would you like to be the King or Queen for a day? Well, here is your chance. Mary Brown has arranged a day trip to Bellville to Newman Castle. Included in your tour of the castle will be lunch at the castle from Newman Bakery. See the brochure for all the other exciting things included on this trip. Don't miss out! Call Mary today at 832-498-5980 to sign up. Cutoff date is 10/10/18.

o November 17 - Join your fellow TIHAA friends as we take the Harris County bus to the Music Box Theater. This Saturday night music and comedy theater begins with us leaving Bayland Park at 6:15 PM. Call Mary Brown to reserve your spot. See the brochure.

o December 3 - Mary Brown has arrange for us to go to San Antonio and tour the Toyota factory to see how they make the Tundra. We will also enjoy a meal at Mama Margie's Mexican Cafe. See the brochure for complete details.

  Upcoming Events:

o December 9 Lola McMann has arranged for us to enjoy our annual Christmas Party again at the Crowne Plaza Suites, 9090 Southwest Freeway. Our party will be on a Sunday afternoon at 1:30 PM, so you won't need to be out after sundown. And the price is lower than last year -- only $25 per person. Be sure to sign up early. We will accept reservations until December 3.

  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 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: 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.