District 9 Fall Workshop

Reminder: the District 9 Fall Workshop is to be held this Thursday, October 24, 2019. The Okeechobee Unit will be hosting. The workshop will be from 8:00am to 1:30pm and will be held at the Indian River State College Dixie Hendry Campus. (2229 NW 9th Ave., Okeechobee, FL. A continental breakfast and catered luncheon will be served.

Information and questions: contact Joan McKinnon @ 772-971-1341

2018 – 2019 General Meeting Calendar

General Membership Meetings 11:00 AM

September 20th
Covered Dish Luncheon
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church

October 11th
Fall District IV Workshop
Vero Beach
Cost $20.00 paid in advance

October 25th
Covered Dish Luncheon
PSL 1st Baptist Church

November 15th
Thanksgiving Luncheon
CA Moore Elementary
Cost: TBA

November 18th
Florida Retired Educators Day
Information: TBA

December 7th (Friday)
Holiday Luncheon
Gator Trace Golf Club
Cost: $20.00 paid in advance

January 21st (Monday)
MLK Parade
Information: TBA

January 24th
Lunch prepared by Culinary Students at Ft Pierce Central
Cost: $12.00

February 28th
Black History Month lunch prepared by Culinary Students at Westwood
Cost : TBA

February 22 -March 3
St Lucie County Fair

March 25th
SLC Retirement Seminar
Location: TBA

March 28th
Lunch prepared by Culinary Students at Centennial HS
Cost: $12.00

April 25th
Heathcote Gardens
Bring your own lunch
Cost: $6.00 entry to Gardens

May 16th
We are planning something different !!!!

May 22-24th
2019 FREA State Convention
Daytona Beach at the Plaza Resort and Spa

Bring a Retired Educators to join SLCREA and volunteer to help

2018 District 9 Fall Workshop

2018 District 9 Fall Workshop

Indian River Estates
2250 Indian Creek Blvd.
Vero Beach, FL 34966

Registration and Breakfast: 8:00 am – 8:45 am
Program and lunch: 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Registration fee $20.00
Send to Pat Rivers Davis
5571 NW Scepter Drive
Port Saint Lucie, FL 34983

Make check payable to SLCREA


Directions: Indian River Estates
Indian River Estates Retirement Community is on North side of Route 60, 2.2 miles East of I-95

Sorting and Packing School Supplies

Sorting and packing book bags with school supplies will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 22, 26, and 29 at West Gate K-8. (1050 NW Cashmere Blvd, PSL) We have set up two hour shifts. To sign up to volunteer or to find more information on this project please visit: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090E49ACAB2FA2F58-school

Jessica Parrish, Director of Collaborative Impact, United Way of St. Lucie County

Bonita Williams is District 9 Volunteer of the Year

SLCREA member, Bonita Williams, was honored as Florida Retired Educators Association Volunteer of the year and District 9 Volunteer of the year at the FREA award ceremony on May 26.

Congratulations Bonita Williams

Bonita devoted 1930 volunteer hours. She serves in three school, mentors a group of girls, tutors students in math, and assists with coaching a girls’ track team. She is also dedicated to her church, clubs and civic duties. Bonita sponsors and chaperones various youth groups, devotes hours to Florida A&M University Alumni Organization. the Quettes, and AKA Sorority where she is the Baselius.

In addition, Bonita has recruited the most members for SLCREA for 2016 and continues working on 2017.

Bonita is an inspiration or all of us.  Thanks, Bonita, for all that you do for our community and SLCREA.

SLCREA May Meeting



The May meeting of the Saint Lucie County Retired Educators Association will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017. This is a General Membership Meeting and all SLCREA members are invited and encouraged to attend.

The meeting will be a covered dish luncheon at The Crossing Church at 11:30 a.m.

There will be several guests: Representative Larry Lee, our two Scholarship recipients and their families, and our 5th Grade Essay Contest winner and her family.

We will also have door prizes. (if you have small items you would like to have re-gifted, bring it in a small bag to be used as door prizes)

Remember your dues for next year. $55 includes state and local dues as well as local scholarship.

Please attend and support out local students.


SLCREA January 26th Meeting

The January meeting for the SLCREA will be held at the Cobra Cafe at Fort Pierce Central High School. Our lunch will be prepared by the Culinary Arts Students. Note that the time is different than usual; we will be meeting at 11:00am.

Fort Pierce Central High School: 4101 S 25th Street in Fort Pierce. Drive to the back of the school to park. There you will see an entrance marked “Cobra Cafe”. Walk through the hall and through the doors to the courtyard. The cafe will be on the left.

Lunch will be $10.00 + tip for the students.

To make or cancel a reservation please contact:

Joan McClenny – 772-529-1748, or email 200Len@comcast.net

Retired Teachers to be Recognized

The SLC School Board will recognize Retired Educators on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, at 5:00 am, at the School Board office. This is in acknowledgement of Gov. Scott’s Proclamation regarding Florida Retired Educators Day. We would like to have our SLC REA members there. It will only take a few minutes. Wear your blue polo shirt. Thank you “Olivia Watkins” for setting this up for us.

Joan McClenny and Executive Board