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9/9/20 Our First Virtual Luncheon Meeting was SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 

Thank you to NJEA Mike Salerno for information about retiree medical benefits!

MCREA GENERAL MEETING October 7, 2020 - Members Only - send your e-mail to Linda Marton if you want to participate - lindamarton@yahoo.com

MCREA MEMBERS - LET'S ALL PARTICIPATE!

2020-2021 Membership Meetings / Our first two meetings will be held via zoom - check your MCREA Emails & "Members Only" tabs for information on how to connect! October 7th, December 9, March 10th, April 23, May 12th, and June 9th.

MCREA EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETINGS - most recent  September 3, 2020 and we continue to meet! Our luncheon meetings will be virtual for September & October.  Hope to see all of our members at that time!

During this time of the COVID-19 Crisis, we continue to meet during our regular scheduled time virtually!  Please keep referring to our website for updates and keep reading your e-mails, and newsletters.

Thank you for your patience!

National Education Association's NEA Secretary-Treasurer, PRINCESS MOSS,

Celebrated Her Birthday with Members - April 26, 2020

We had so much fun today at Princess Moss‘s virtual birthday party when educators, 📚 active & retired, from all over the United States, got together from the National Education Association to wish Princess a Happy Birthday, 🎂 listen to some music, enjoy virtual cake 🍰 & drinks 🍹 , and enjoy a new way to network & celebrate! Thank you for the invitation!
We will all keep in touch! 😂 📱 💻 🎤🎼🎷
We loved seeing Lily Eskelsen Garcia, Becky Pringle, and Senator Tim Kaine and our hard-working educators during this time of the COVID-19 crisis! 💕🥰👩🏻‍🏫

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Princess R. Moss and many more! Have a great birthday! 🌺🌼🌸💐🌷💚😀🌈⛵️🏖👒 

MCREA VIRTUAL EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING - APRIL 15, 2020

NEW JERSEY IN THE HOUSE FOR EDUCATORS (MCREA Executive Board morriscountyrea.org )! We are home, we are retired, but we are working hard to support and keep NJ Schools #1!
We congratulate all our active teachers and educators for the phenomenal job they are doing with online teaching and giving our children the academic and emotional support that they need during this time of crisis. We also thank all of our health professionals for all they are doing to keep us safe! 
Have a good day! 🌺🌼🌸💐🌷💚😀🌈⛵️🏖👒

MCREA LUNCHEON/MEETING MARCH 20TH, 2020!

Another extraordinary Morris County Retirees Education Association, (MCREA) meeting followed by one of our last MCREA events at Zeris Inn, and then finally our program Laughter Yoga!😂 🧘‍♀️
At our business meeting, we honored Andy Zeris and thanked him for hosting our retiree luncheons & events and congratulate his lucky family who will enjoy him during his free time!⛵️ ✈️
After a delicious lunch, we had a wonderful program that combined breathing yoga with laughter! When childre👶🏻 laugh, they are playing! Today adults enjoyed deliberate laughter which put us in a child-life state! LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE! With all going on with the COVID-19 virus, we need some laughter in our world at least to relieve our stress.
Have a good day! 🌺🌼🌸💐🌷💚😀🌈⛵️🏖👒👩🏻‍🔧

BUSY BEES PREPARING GIFT BASKETS FOR OUR TRICK TRAY APRIL 24TH!

These busy bees worked very hard to prepare gift baskets and store them in preparation for our Tricky Tray on April 24thto raise scholarship money for our Morris County students who plan to make teacher education aa career.  There is still a lot to do so join us and bring guests!

WE SUPPORT NJEA ESP CONFERENCE - Hilton in E. Brunswick - 1/31-2/2/2020

As part of the PAUL DIMITRIADIS SQUAD, we supported NJEA & NJREA Educators at the best conference in the state of NJ, The NJEA ESP CONFERENCE, January 31-February 2nd! Welcome, February!
NEW JERSEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS STILL #1 IN THE UNITED STATES! ESP's of the Year were honored by their counties. The ESP of NJ and will be attending the ESP Conference in New Orleans competing against other states. All Wood, currently an MCREA retiree, chairperson of the Paul Dimitriadis Rights Fund, was ESP of the Year in 2015. (ESP=Educational Support Professionals - secretaries, paras, bus drivers, custodians, food service, security guards, etc)
(Essex & Morris County Active Members & Retirees & others- are in the gallery below. Thank you for your support educators!)

LUNCH BUNCH AT CHARLOTTE'S WEB IN DOVER 1/15/2020

We opened the 2020 New Year with excellent food, networking, sharing stories, and of course, lot's of laughter! Join us next time!

MCREA MEETING / LUNCHEON - 12-11-19

Another successful meeting with our Executive Board and members at Hanover Manor discussing relevant issues followed by entertainment after our meeting and lunch. This photo gallery shows our hard-working committee chairpersons and officers who every day, enjoy their retirement & have fun, but work diligently for our members in MCREA!

Our entertainment was with the Madison High School Jazz Chorus who practice after school once a week for 1 1/2 hours.  They are great!  

CHRISTMAS IN THE BERKSHIRES - DECEMBER 7TH & 8TH 2019

Kay's trip to the Berkshires where they saw the wonderful holiday displays, the Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge / Red Lion Inn and so much more!  There was also a Parade Day! It was 1* when they woke up in the morning!  It was brrrrr cold!  And of course they did not miss the winter lights in the Berkshires only the winter cold, but all the fun it was!!!

Sign up for one of Chairperson Kay Laskowski's trips!

MCREA SUPPORTS MCCEA - 12/7/19!

MCCEA had a wonderful turnout for Morris County community members and their children and grandchildren at their FUNFEST! Thank you Ginny Osborne, “hostess with the mostess”, Pres. Laurie McIntyre Schorno & Ann Marie Finnen & members of Morris County Council of Education Associations for a wonderful event! Joanne Treusch Belmonte allowed us to take photos with her daughter & grandchildren too! I was happy that some of our MCREA retirees were able to assist as Santa (Al Wood) Kathy Wood Mrs. Claus, & Susan Lowe Beekman who played the Dreidel Game with the children! I was able to take photos to share with our retiree members, so thank you MCCEA!
Enjoy! 🌲🌿🌹🌺☃️❤️🍷🏂⛸🎼🎁💌🎅🧿

OUR LUNCH BUNCH on DECEMBER 4th at HUNAN TASTE IN DENVILLE

Such a wonderful day at lunch with networking, friendships, laughter, and always the best food with venues chosen by you! We would love to have our members join us for lunch once a month! Tell Chairperson Elaine Goldfisher to put you on the list!

Although retired,

WE SUPPORT ALL RED FOR ED ACTIVITIES, LOBBY DAYS, NJREA, NJEA, NEA!

MCREA welcomes any members to join us on Lobby Days!  You can call Legislative Please read your e-mails from the chairs and try to attend Lobby Days. Contact Chairs Ginny Osborne & Tim McGrail to see if a carpool would work out for you!

Ongoing September 2019  - June 2020

MCREAP SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER, 11/20/19

David Meenan selling "Pampered Chef" products!  We are so lucky to have members join fundraisers as all profits go towards scholarships for our Morris County students who wish to pursue education as a career!

NJEA/NJREA CONVENTION (11/2019)

TRICK OR SUITE 10/2017-2019

These were days that were a labor of love for disabled students who could not go out to trick or treat! The events took place at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Parsippany.

MCREA MYSTERY TRIP to Wolf Preserve in Columbia, NJ

 Our retirees do not fear big, bad wolves! (10/2019)

LABOR OF LOVE FROM OUR FRIENDSHIP COMMITTEE

for our 90+ MCREA Members. We will notify members when they meet again to get assistance!  Thank you Friendship Com. Chairperson Betty Mconnell!

Kay's Trip to Kentucky! (9/2019)

MCREA MEMBERS TOURED KENTUCKY AND WORE THEIR DERBY HATS AT CHURCHILL DOWNS!