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news & views**Winter 2014**

The official ARTA magazine, is published 4 times a year. To see the most recent and previous versions Click Here

President's Message - **Winter 2014**

New Beginnings

It feels like the start of a new school year! We have new branch presidents, newly elected committee members, new initiatives — long-range plans—written last April and ready for enactment today. I am so thankful for the staff and volunteers (some of whom have even come out of retirement) who bring their skills and expertise to the ARTA Board of Directors, to committees and to the executive. It will be a busy year!

The committees and the Board of Directors will be examining the recent Meyers, Norris, Penny recommendations regarding an optimal governance structure that would enable the association to best serve its members. Albeit this seems like a rather straightforward exercise, we will be considering the possibilities very carefully.
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Executive Director's Report - **Winter 2014**

"Our digital future is about enabling better productivity and decision-making to enjoy a better quality of life.”"
— Yacine Baroudi

The digital age is well upon us. We are now using technology to do more to improve our overall quality of life and to allow us access to information that enables us to make better decisions.
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We've gone social: Check out ARTA on Facebook!

We're thrilled to announce the launch of our Facebook page! Click Here to visit our page, and become one of the first ARTA members to join our brand new Facebook community – simply click the 'like' button at the top of your screen. At ARTA, we're always looking for the best ways to connect with our members. With many of you communicating online, our new Facebook page is an easy way to keep up-to-date with the latest ARTA news and events. We'll be posting great wellness tips, community resources, event pictures, videos and much more. Don't miss out on the action, join us today!

Not a Facebook member? No problem. You will still have access to all the same great resources you've come to expect as a member of ARTA, including this website.

Alberta School Employee Benefits Plan

We're happy to announce that the ARTA Member Benefits Account is now available to all ARTA Retiree Benefits Plan Members. Through our partnership with the Alberta School Employee Benefits Plan (ASEBP), we are proud to be able to offer this online resource that will allow you to manage many features of your benefits plan at your convenience. For more go to: https://arta.asebp.ab.ca or contact ASEBP at 1-855-444-2782.

Joining the ARTA Retiree Benefits Plan

Built by seniors for seniors, the ARTA Retiree Benefits Plan allows members to continue receiving robust coverage after retirement, including medical, dental, travel, life insurance, and home and auto options at industry-leading rates. Members also enjoy the freedom of selecting the coverage level that's right for them – from basic medical and dental coverage, to enhanced offerings that include unmatched travel options.

ARTA makes it easy for members to manage their coverage. With access to fast claims service and point of sale claims, ARTA works with health service providers across Canada to reduce members' time spent processing claims – often the covered amount will be deducted right at the cash register. And with leading technology for managing coverage and innovative wellness programs, ARTA Retiree Benefits Plan members have a wealth of tools available to enhance their health and wellness.

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About ARTA Video

The Alberta Retired Teachers' Association represents retirees from many career paths and walks of life. We do this through advocacy for seniors, wellness solutions, a wide range of member services, and the ARTA Retiree Benefits Plan – the only plan of its kind for retirees in Canada. Celebrating our 50th anniversary, we're proud of the services and programs we're able to offer our members.
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ARTA Advocacy & Lobbying

Effective lobbying & advocacy enables people to act with integrity, individually and collectively, to build genuine trustworthy relationships and create networks and goodwill.
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ARE you a Regular ARTA member in good standing? The Branch Initiative Grant is intended to be used at the Branch level for NEW programs or activities or new pilot projects not currently provided by existing ARTA services...
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10th annual Steppin’ Out conference
April 30 and May 1, 2015

CRTA — Calgary Retired Teachers’ Association hosts the 10th annual Steppin’ Out conference on Thursday April 30, 2015 and Friday May 1, 2015. Click here for more information and registration www.calgaryretiredteachers.org
Register soon as space is limited.

JUNE 9, 2015

A full day workshop that covers a variety of interesting topics.

Click here for Program Information and Registration Form.
Register soon as space is limited.

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