News & Upcoming Activities...



  Upcoming Lunch Meeting:

o December 13 - 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.


  Upcoming Day Trips:

o December 02 - Get in the joyful spirit early in the month by joining the TIHAA as we day trip to the Pasadena Little Theatre. to see "A Little Christmas Spirit", a comedy by Pat Cook. Mary Brown has arranged for us to ride the Harris County bus to this play. We will enjoy out-of-pocket dinner at Peppers. See the brochure for complete details.


  Upcoming Events:

o December 10 - Lola McMann has arranged for us to celebrate Christmas on this Sunday afternoon back at the Crowne Plaza Suites on the Southwest Freeway. This is our annual Christmas Party, and it is always a pleasant experience. We were able to make a good deal with Crowne Plaza, where we have held them in previous years. This is a convenient location right on the outbound side of the Southwest Freeway. We have a live DJ and some nice prizes to raffle off to attendees. See the brochure for complete details. The cutoff date for registration is Dec. 4th.


  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.


  Sunshine:

  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: tihaamail@gmail.com. You can always find update information here at www.tihaa.org


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 the article that was in the March 12th Houston Chronicle regarding the work that is beginning on the old TI-Stafford site at this link:
http://www.chron.com/neighborhood/fortbend/news/article/Mixed-use-complex-planned-at-former-TI-site-in-6877933.php
So far, most of the activity is on the east side of the site near Murphy Road.