In The Current Issue (Q12019)

President's Letter

The CRA President, Kathy Henschel, announces a smooth Open Enrollment thanks to John Dewes efforts.  Effective January 1, Bill Dodge will take over the Benefits Chair.  From CRA Canada, Glenn Hughes will replace Harold Freund as Canadian Area Vice President. Thanks to Harold for his long service to CRA.  Preparations are being made for the Annual Meeting in New Orleans, May 19-25, 2019 via the MYM in January. Nominations are open for Public Service Awards for the Annual Meeting.  Please be in touch with your Area VP's for suggestions of Nominees.  A reminder to adhere to the focus of CRA on four important areas; value to Membership, value to the Corporation, Connection to future Retirees, and Develop future Leadership.

Chevron News Briefs

Chevron Corporation's 4Q 2018 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast announced

          Featured Articles

Chevron Advocacy Network (CAN) Kicks off 2019 announcing a new representative, Sarah Wilson. She will be providing articles in the future editions of Encore.

Mr. Terry Fox, Texaco Retiree tells of his baseball story in the Major Leagues.

Preserving Texaco's Legacy in Houston by restoration of the Old Texaco Building and dedicating the Lounge Area to donated Texaco Memorabilia.

          Benefits Corner

Benefits Interim Chair, John Dewes, tells of the success of the Open Enrollment for 2018. There will be no change in the amount of the HRA reimbursement in 2019.  
John offers advice on traveling outside of US if you on Medicare. Also, there is a new Benefits Connect site for Pre-65 Retirees.  Be sure to make ready a Personal Planning Worksheet for your Survivors.  They will be thankful when that time comes.

 In Memoriam

The "In Memoriam" section reports recent retiree deaths reported by HR and links to a searchable database of deceased retirees.

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