News & Upcoming Activities...

  Upcoming Lunch Meeting:

o March 11 - 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 restaurant.

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

  Upcoming Day Trips:

o March 17 - Join your TIHAA friends as we bus to Orange, TX, for the Shangri La Garden's Outpost Tour. We will take a guided journey along the waterways of Adams Bayou on one of Shangri La's specially outfitted pontoon watercraft. Learn all about the different plants and wildlife that inhabit the bayou. Enjoy lunch on the site at the Star and Crescent Moon Cafe. See the brochure for complete details.

o May 11 - What better way to start off the month of May than to join your TIHAA friends as we take the bus to Shiner, TX, to see what's happening at the Spoetzl Brewery - and we might get a few samples. Then tour the historic Saints Cyril & Methodius Church, with lunch at Warner's Restaurant. See the brochure for complete details.

  Upcoming Events:

o - Don't miss out on the next exciting TIHAA event. We are working on scheduling the 2020 Bingo Event for a Saturday in April. Check back here on the website for information on it as soon as it is 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 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.