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Carl Learman6353 Lawndale RoadSaginaw, MI 48604-9457989-793-8089
Meeting was called to order by President Sandra DeWaele.The Pledge of Allegiance was recited followed with the
singing of “America the Beautiful” and “Happy Birthday” to
those with April birthdays.
“We remember our colleagues with prayers
and thoughts of their selfless giving to education and their
Deceased members remembered: JoanMoreau , Katherine Young Donald Grobbel, Rose Reming-ton,Janis Wiles, Robert Defrain.
is at 577 with four new members: KathrynSchwartz, Martha Gilkey, Linda Herner, and MitchellJarosz.
Laura Keenan with 4 members of her WesternHigh School Select Choir performed songs. Janet Brandtpresented Laura and her singing students with a certificateof appreciation on behalf of BARSP.
Correction to March 2012 minutes.Marion Jones not Sharleen Jones volunteered to help withRetirement 101. Motion was made by Dr. Mary Boettger and seconded by Clarence Miller to accept the minutes ascorrected.. Motion carried.
Motion to accept the treasure’s report as written was made by
Frank Grant and seconded by Nancy Kasperski, Motion
An update on Senate bill #1040 wasgiven by President DeWaele. It is important to let your staterepresentative know how you want them to vote. Keep your-self informed by signing up for MARSP informational e-mails.
Carl Learman reported 74 reser-
vations for today’s meeting and 67 meal tickets.
Dr. Boettger gave a short report on the Affordable Care Act. She also suggested that each retireelook over their retirement statement from ORS. Those bornbefore 1946 should not be having Michigan tax taken out of their retirement. Some are finding it is being deducted andyou must inform MPSERS so the correction is made. If youhave any questions or concerns about your insurance, feelfree to contact Dr. Mary or Sue Post for help. Dr. Mary distrib-uted maps of Michigan from Rep. Charles Brunner. Mary alsoreported about the phone scam that is once again hitting our area. Do
send money to anyone who calls and saysyour family member has been in an accident and needsmoney.
: More volunteers are needed to sign up totelephone BARSP members and encourage them to attendour meetings.
President DeWaele reminded everyone thatthe May meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. due to the MARSP2012 annual business meeting.Motion to adjourn was made by Bill Jones, seconded by MaryIda Doan .Motion carried.Blessing for next meeting to be given by Barbara Skowronski.50/50 winners: $ 37.00 - Mary Ida Doan$ 12.50
Lillian Lockwood$ 12.50
Leeds BirdSubmitted by Joyce Sigelko, Secretary