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Captain Edward Andrews
Brother of HPROA member Steve Andrews
9/17/14
Captain Edward Andrews:(9-17-14 nf)  Brother of HPROA member Steve Andrews suffered fatal injuries in a motorcycle accident in Virginia on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Edward was a retired Naval officer and a decorated Vietnam war veteran.  Our condolences to Steve and the Andrews family. [More]
 
Eda Mae Crittenden
August 30, 2014
9/16/14
Eda Mae Crittenden - (9-17-14 - Forrest) (Surviving spouse of retired member (deceased) Lt. Frank Crittenden.  Mrs Crittenden passed away on 8-30-14. [More]
 
Peggy Rickard
Sepember 15, 2014
9/16/14
Peggy Rickard: (9-16-14 nf)   Wife of HPROA member Thomas Rickard passed away on Sunday, 9-15-14, while in hospice care. 

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 3:00PM at the Cashner Funeral Home, 801 Teas Road, Conroe,. Texas

 
Board Meeting Minutes
September 11, 2014

HOUSTON POLICE RETIRED OFFICERS ASSOCIATION
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
September 11, 2014

Call to Order:  President Steve Rayne called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.

Prayer and  Pledge of Allegiance:  Jim Ashby

Present:  Ashby, Barnard, Beale, Blair, Elkin, Gaines, Headley, Lankford, Rayne, St.John, Toth, Walschburger, Zoch
Absent:   Miller

Sergeant at Arms:  Robert Crane 

Parliamentarian:  Matt Potell 

Determination of Quorum: A quorum was present.

Treasurer’s Report and Minutes of Previous Meeting:
 Motion by Jim Ashby 2nd by Max Lankford, to approve minutes as printed. [More]
 

Business Meeting Minutes
September
9/18/14

HOUSTON POLICE RETIRED OFFICERS ASSOCIATION
BUSINESS MEETING MINUTES
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014

Call to Order: President Steve Rayne called meeting to order at 9:40 a.m.

Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance:  Jim Ashby
 
Minutes of Previous Meeting:
 Motion by Ray Smith, 2nd by Wayne Jones, to approve minutes as printed.  Voice Vote. [More]
 

Super Bowl 2014-15
Sold Out
Numbers will be drawn on October 9th at the HPROA Meeting


Retiree Roundup
September 11, 2014
RETIRED OFFICERS ASSISTANCE COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014

Tom Dehart: (8-10-14 nf) M.D. Beale reports that Assoc. [More]
 
Firearms Certification and Renewal
Revised 03/26/2014
11/08/13
TO RENEW THE HONORABLY RETIRED IDENTIFICATION CARD WITH STATE AND/OR 
FEDERAL CONCEALED HANDGUN CERTIFICATIONS

1. MAIL APPLICATION AND AFFIDAVIT TO THE RETIREE CERTIFICATION UNIT
Download and complete the application and affidavit four weeks prior to your State/Federal 
Certifications expiration date. For the affidavit, you will need to sign and have the affidavit 
notarized prior to mailing or mail the affidavit unsigned and without notarization. [More]
 
 
7/15/14

An invitation to spouses of officers killed in the line of duty  

We, the Board of Directors of the Houston Police Retired Officers Association, would like to invite you as the spouse of an officer killed in the line of duty to become a member of our organization.  If you accept you will be inducted as a member for life at no cost to you.  As a member you will be allowed to vote on issues concerning the HPROA and can also serve on the board and committees, receive our newspaper, The Retired Badge, a pin with our logo and an identification card showing you as a member. [More]
 
Family Assistance Update
September 2014
9/01/14
Alfred Herrmann (9-15-2014 db) Learned that Alfred was finally transferred to a facility out in the Northwest and we went to visit with him  on Sun. for awhile.  He has gained some use of his hands and arms and legs but still has a long way to go and they are trying to get him into a more rehab concentrated facility.  Talked to his wife Nina this date the 15th and learned that they had to transfer Alfred back to St. Joseph to ICU as he developed an infection llke sore on his back where the surgery was and the Dr. says it is not unusual but wanted him back at Hosp where he can check on him and administer first hand. Nina asks no visitors yet, but please keepup  prayers and good thoughts for them while they ride this out.  She and the family thank everyone for the prayers as they are working.

David w. Cook - (Update) 9-13-14 - David to Forrest) We visited today with David by phone. He stated that his cancer was in a dormant state for several months. Doctors suspected it would get active again, which it did. Stated that he is to have treatments for the next several months. He is very upbeat and enjoys phone calls. Not only call him but keep him in your daily prayers that these upcoming treatments will eradicate this disease from his body for good. (Additional information lower on page)

Doug Bostock:(9-13-14 nf) Doug is home recovering from surgery on Thursday, 9-11-14, to correct an eyelid issue requiring some 16 stitches. Other than some discoloration and discomfort he is improving. Remember Doug in your prayers that his recovery would be rapid and complete.

Rafael "Speedy" Gonzales: (9-12-14 nf)  Yvonne," Speedy's" daughter, reports that he is in Houston Hospice on Holcombe Blvd admitted last Tuesday. He suffers from heart and renal failure. His wife and two daughters are at his bedside. Lift up your prayers for Speedy and his loved ones.

Roy LeCompte (9-11-14 nf) We visited with Roy by phone on Thursday, 9-10-14 who reports that he is having a great recovey from his accident and heart attacks. He has lost over 50 lbs, decreased his diabetic injections from 8 a day to one low dose injection a day. [More]
 

Employment Opportunity
Giddings Texas
9/17/14

City of Giddings Texas
We are seeking applicants for several patrol positions. Starting pay is $16.54/hour
+ certificate pay, paid health insurance, TMRS retirement (7%, 2:1 matching),
uniforms, weapon, and equipment provided. More information can be found here.
Applicants can contact me at the number below or via email. [More]
 

  Retired Badge
CIGNA PLAN UPDATES PLUS
Retirees & Retirees under 65 Changes
3/06/14


HEALTH INSURANCE
OPEN ENROLLMENT ENDED  April 15th

Retirees (NOT on Phase Down)
You did not have to re-enroll  If you wanted to change plans, you had to do so by April 15th.

Phase Down Individuals
You haD to re-enroll by April 15th. [More]
 

 



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