Celebration of the Evansville Retired Teachers Association 60th Anniversary with Mayoral Proclamation


    vansville Retired Teachers Association will celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Evansville Chapter on October 13, 2022 with a luncheon at the Embrace Church at 6300 Washington Ave. Evansville, IN at 12:00 p.m. with a program featuring our historian and comments from our past presidents beginning at 1:00 p.m. in the church sanctuary.  In celebration of the anniversary, Mayor Winnecke will present a Proclamation at 1:45 p.m. to proclaim October 13, 2022 Evansville Retired Teachers Day.

    At the October 13, 2022 luncheon, and meeting, we will celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Evansville Retired Teachers Association. The Evansville chapter was recently honored at the Indiana Retired Teachers Association as one of the oldest chapters in the state.  In October, 1962, a group of EVSC teachers in Evansville initially formed a Retired Teacher social group to renew friendships of their teaching years.  In 2010, the Retired Teachers group voted to join the Indiana Retired Teachers Association (IRTA) and the name of the organization became Evansville Retired Teachers Association (ERTA) located in Region 9.  After humble beginnings sixty years ago, we continue to meet regularly and we serve our community with many hours of volunteer work.  At 1:45 p.m., Mayor Lloyd Winnecke will attend the program and present a proclamation to highlight the work of ERTA and designate October 13, 2022 as Evansville Retired Teachers Day.

    The  Evansville Retired Teachers website and our The Evansville Retired Teachers Facebook page provides examples of our programs and our work in the community.

    The Evansville Retired Teachers Association (ERTA) is a vital educational organization of 298 active retired teachers who selflessly give of their time and financial resources to various non-profit community organizations such as Teacher Locker, Frog Follies, Tri-State Food Bank, Hangers, and the Salvation Army Stuff the Bus initiative.    ERTA meets five times during the school year with a luncheon and program featuring such speakers as U of E Coach David Ragland, Bill Bussing – Otters Baseball, the Evansville Wartime Museum, and annual visits from high school choirs.