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Communication CDAA Message - CDAA breakfast

February 13th 2018

There will be a CDAA breakfast at Maxfield's Pancake House on Thursday, March 8 at 9 am. Maxfield's is located at 352 E Roosevelt Rd in Lombard. We will have a separate room reserved, but you do not need a reservation...just come on down! There are two more events planned:  Wednesday, April 4, luncheon at Waterleaf at COD and Friday, May 4 CDAA Annual Meeting/Luncheon at Cooper's Corner in Winfield. More information will follow soon and you will need to make reservations for these two events. I hope to see many ...Continue Reading

CDAA Message - Chatterbox

February 9th 2018

Ray Olson: College of DuPage Annuitants Association CHATTERBOX FEBRUARY 2018 Ray and his daughter Rae Lee were both involved as producers of the documentary “BLAZEKID WARRIOR” which was featured at the Buffalo Niagra Film Festival in September 2017. This inspirational film follows Jon Blazeman, a young teacher who in 2005 received the death sentence of ALS. Before he passed away Jon fought the battle against Lou Gehrig disease by competing in the Kona Hawaii Ironman Race where he rolled over the finish line and wen ...Continue Reading

Communication CDAA Message - News and Notes

January 9th 2018

News and Notes College of DuPage Annuitants Association by Bob Sobie January 9, 2018 Happy New Year The Officers and Board of CDAA would like to wish you a prosperous, healthy, and joyful New Year. If there is anything that we can do for, you please contact me at President@PROTECTED CDAA Officers Your CDAA Officers are elected to serve a two year term and can be elected to no more than two consecutive terms if so desired. Both the President and Vice President positions are up for election this June. If you are inte ...Continue Reading

CDAA Message - Regrets Carter Carroll

December 15th 2017

*CARTER CARROLL*   *1934 - 2017*  Dr. Carter D. Carroll, age 83 of Geneva, formerly of Naperville, IL passed away peacefully, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 at Michaelsen Nursing Care of Batavia. He was born Sept. 3, 1934 in Chicago, IL to his loving late parents, William and Marie Carroll. Cherished husband of Phyllis E. Carroll, nee Przybylski, wedded on Dec. 27, 1958. Beloved father of Mary (Alan) MacLeod of Annapolis, MD, Ellen (Robert Cohen) Carroll of Batavia, IL, Martin (Jill) Carroll of Lombard, I ...Continue Reading

CDAA Message. - Health Insurance Reimbursement

November 30th 2017

December 1, 2017 CDAA/SUAA Members, It's that time of the year again. A time full of joy and giving. A time for family and friends. A time to reflect on all this world has provided. And a time to turn in your proof of payment for health insurance reimbursement to the College of DuPage! Depending on what contract or “deal” was in place at the time that you retired, you may be eligible to receive some amount of reimbursement for your out-of-pocket health care insurance costs. If you are unclear if you can receive reimbur ...Continue Reading

CDAA Message - News and Notes

November 14th 2017

News and Notes College of DuPage Annuitants Association by Bob Sobie November 13, 2017 SUAA Fall Meeting State University Annuitants Association (SUAA) fall meeting took place at the Illinois State University Alumni Center in Normal, IL on October 24. CDAA has three voting directors at these meetings. Representing CDAA as voting directors were Annette Kerwin, Lynnette Arendt, and myself. The biggest takeaways from this productive meeting were Tier 3, SURS funding, legislative platform, elections. Tier 3 With al ...Continue Reading

CDAA Message - Breakfast this Wednesday

October 8th 2017

Don't forget the CDAA Breakfast on Wednesday, October 11 at 9 am. It will be held at Maxfield's in Lombard, IL on Roosevelt. We will have our own private room and they will do separate checks. Hope to see you there! Kim Pack, Social Chair ...Continue Reading

Communication CDAA Message: October "News and Notes"

October 2nd 2017

CDAA annuitants and friends. Please find attached "News and Notes" from our president, Bob Sobie. ...Continue Reading

Communication CDAA Message - Donations for hurricane and earthquake relief

September 27th 2017

The following is a letter from Steve Mansfield: Bob Sobie,   Per your request, I have compiled a list of some of the higher rated charities that are accepting donations for hurricane and earthquake relief that you may share with fellow CDAA members. There are countless charities accepting donations for the millions of persons affected by the recent spate of natural disasters.  Most of these charities are well-respected and well-intentioned.  Some of the lesser known charities are very efficient at ut ...Continue Reading

Communication CDAA Message: Breakfast 11 OCT - New Location

September 20th 2017

Mark your calendars:  the next breakfast will be Wednesday, October 11 at 9 am AT A NEW PLACE! We will be breakfasting at _Maxfield's _Restaurant at 352 E Roosevelt Rd, Lombard. We are in a private party room that holds 60, so I think there will be enough room for all! Maxfield's will do separate checks. No need to make a reservation, just come on down! Questions? E-mail me at Packy237@PROTECTED. Thanks. Kim Pack ...Continue Reading