February Meeting

                          YOU Do Not Want to Miss This Treat…                     

The Entertainment/Social Committee has planned a Thursday to Remember.                                                   


 ***Black History Month Luncheon ***                                                       Theme: A Salute to Music                                       

When:   Thursday, February 28, 2019                                       

Time:     11:00 A.M.                                       

Where:  St. Paul AME Church (In the Fellowship Hall)                                                        1405 North 27th Street                                                        

Fort Pierce, FL                                       

Cost:        $15.00     

*Since the food is being catered, we will need a head                                                                                                 count by  Wednesday, February 20th.                                                               Please send check made payable to SLCREA to:                                                               Pat Davis                                                             

5571 Scepter Drive,                                                              

 Port Saint Lucie, Florida, 34983

  NOTE: If you will be paying at the door, PLEASE contact Bonita Williams (772- 370-9003).                                                                                        

Wear something:  Black, Red, Green or Kente

We hope to see YOU there!

Upcoming January Events

Friendly Reminder: Our next meeting is on January 24 at Fort Pierce Central High School’s Cobra Cafe @ 11am. Cost: $12.00 plus a Tip for the students. 

If you signed up for the Saint Augustine trip, $40 is needed for the Bus cost. Saint Augustine will include the Trolley Tour for a cost of about $26. We will decide on a location to eat lunch. 

The MLK parade is Monday, January 21. Please support the endeavors of the SLCREA.

Minutes for November 15, 2018 Meeting

St. Lucie county Retired Educators Association

Ft. Pierce, Florida

November 15, 2018

General Minutes


The regular meeting was held at C.A. Moore Elementary Media Center with a Thanksgiving Luncheon. Meeting was called to order by President Joan McKinnon. Members were given a welcome.

Inspiration was given by Fannie Henderson

Minutes from October meeting were read silently and approved.

Treasurer’s report was approved and filed for audit.

Birthday celebrated for November was done by Fannie Henderson.

Entertainment: Bonita Williams invited Westwood Chorus for entertainment; a donation was given to the Chorus. They did a beautiful program about the things they were thankful for.

Christmas Gifts for the Communities Connected for Kids were given by members.

Bonita Williams is still taking names for the trips.

The surveys forms for the Social Activities was done, I did not get the count.

Lunch was served.

Meeting adjourned.

Books for the school C.A. Moore were labeled.

Fannie Henderson, Secretary

Joan McKinnon, President

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

SLCREA membership

It is time again to think about renewing your SLCREA membership. Contact a member of the board for information. New schedule will be coming soon for the 2018-2019 year.

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.