News & Upcoming Activities...

  Upcoming Lunch Meeting:

o October 9 - We have CANCELED our next Lunch/Business Meeting and we encourage everyone to attend the Senior Expo at the Stafford Centre.

Note that they offer FREE breakfast and FREE lunch, along with lots of information.

  Upcoming Day Trips:

o September 16 - Have you ever been to downtown Houston and noticed that there are hardly any people on the streets? Lots of people are in Underground Houston. Mary has arranged for us to have a guided tour of the underground tunnel system of Houston. See the brochure for complete details.

  Upcoming Events:

o September 28 - Keep this date open on your calendar and start looking closely at your snail mail in early September for your personal invitation to the annual TI/TIHAA BBQ Event.

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.