News & Upcoming Activities...



  Upcoming Lunch Meeting:

o May 9 - 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.

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


  Upcoming Day Trips:

o May 12 - Join the TIHAA Day Trippers, headed by Mary Brown, to the Railean Distillery and Tanger Outlet Mall, with a lunch stop at the Top Water Grill. The Harris County bus will deliver us safely to the front door of each stop. See the brochure for complete details.

o July 10 - Join your TIHAA friends as we take a trip to Brookshire. We will enjoy lunch at Mamie's Kitchen in Pattison and then tour the Hemi Hideout to go back in time. We will end up at Brookwood Gift and Garden Center to see all the delightful items they have. The cost of $26 includes your lunch. See the brochure for details.


  Upcoming Events:

o April 21 - Gary Luckett has organized our upcoming Spring Event - Bingo at the Texas Instruments Sugar Land campus on University Blvd. See the brochure for complete details and bring friends for lots of fun and prizes!


  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


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.