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CLUB - La Salle County Retired Teachers Association


La Salle County Retired Teachers Association met Feb. 26 at Sunfield in Ottawa for the winter general membership mini-meeting. President Jackie Sapienza called the meeting to order and introduced the executive committee.

The first speaker was Ed Wollet, Illinois RTA political action committee chairman, then Bob Pinkerton, IRTA legislative chairman. After was Dave Sonnenville, program coordinator from A Matter of Balance. Wollet and Pinkerton informed the club of the current political, legislative and judicial state of affairs in Springfield pertaining to pensions and other matters of concern to retired educators. Sonnenville explained the purpose of A Matter of Balance as a means of informing elder adults on matters of improving balance and how to fall safely. In addition to upcoming sessions, Sonnenville inquired if any of the members might be interested in serving as trainers in the Matter of Balance program in the area.
The next full general meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. Monday, April 23, at Festivities Unlimited in Ottawa.

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