News & Upcoming Activities...

  Upcoming Lunch Meeting:

o September 12 - Our next Lunch/Business Meeting is at the America Buffet, 12815 Southwest Freeway, at 11 AM. We meet the 2nd Wednesday each month for our lunch meetings. We meet in the room on the west side of the restaurant.

- Our guest speaker is MaryAnn Kelley and she will speak on Disaster Preparedness. MaryAnn is Northern Harris County Project Coordinator for RSVP of Southwest Texas, a service organization that recruits volunteers aged 55 and over. The RSVP Disaster Preparedness program is based on the City of Houston's Neighborhood Ready Program.

     * All attendees participate in a free drawing for America Buffet meal coupons and other valuable door prizes.

  Upcoming Day Trips:

o October 23 - Would you like to be the King or Queen for a day? Well, here is your chance. Mary Brown has arranged a day trip to Bellville to Newman Castle. Included in your tour of the castle will be lunch at the castle from Newman Bakery. See the brochure for all the other exciting things included on this trip. Don't miss out! Call Mary today at 832-498-5980 to sign up. Cutoff date is 10/10/18.

  Upcoming Events:

o Look for your invitation to the TI/TIHAA BBQ in the mail in the next few weeks. The event has been scheduled for Friday, September 21 at Stafford Centre.

  Photos Posted:

  o Story and photos of the recent club activities are posted to the photos page for your enjoyment. Check back often to catch our most recent updates.


  o Lynn Stefan heads our Sunshine Committee. If you hear of a club member illness or death, call Lynn at 936-703-3904 and she will send a card on behalf of the club.

  Vigor News:

  o Do you have news that would be of interest to other TIHAA members? Click HERE for a form that you can download and save to your computer, edit with a Word Processor and then attach to an email to TIHAA for inclusion in the next issue of the Vigor.

  More information:

  o Got a question about the Club? Now you can call us at 832-551-8025. Leave a message and we will call you back. Or send us an email to: You can always find update information here at

Gene Lacy found a video by Allan Webber with his band playing music in the Building 2 cafeteria in front of that little elevator back in 2009. Here is a link to it: Allan Webber band. Enjoy.

The old TI Stafford Facilities Team is posting videos to YouTube showing some of the history of the old TI Stafford site. You can see them at Texas Instruments Stafford Cradle to grave. or Additional Facilities photos.

The old TI Stafford Building #2 is now history. Here is a video showing the demolition in progress. It's sad to see our old buildings disappear, but perhaps the replacements will be of value to the community. Stafford Bldg.2 demolition.

o You can read these articles that were in the Houston Chronicle regarding the work that is beginning on the old TI-Stafford site at these links:

Former TI Site in Stafford up for a Makeover.

Mixed Use Complex Planned at Former TI Site.