Nov 2019

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Newsletter of the

Honeywell Retiree Social Club of Arizona

NOTE: This online version is a reformatted sub-set of the full version sent to paid-up members, with updates to event information since the Bridge was distributed.

For example, it does not contain names of recent retirees, new members, or members who have passed away, nor does it contain the list of member email addresses which is sent out from time to time.

There will typically be a delay of a week or so before a new month's version is posted here—if you want to get the Bridge as it comes off the press, become a member and request the full-color PDF version, the eBridge, which is sent by email and can be received wherever you may be, unlike the paper version. Note that Honeywell outsources the distribution of the black-and-white paper Bridge. It is typically delivered one to two weeks after the PDF eBridge is delivered by email, so apart from news being a little old, members receiving only the paper copy may miss out on first come, first served signup for upcoming events.




Regular Sections
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President's Perspective

From the Editor

Fix-It Guys

Scholarships

Reports & Photos of Past Events  (Index)


Upcoming Events  (Index)


Recurring Lunches for sub groups:
Honeywell IAC Ole Timers
Bull Old-Timers Lunch Bunch
The Honey-Bunch-Lunchers



President's Perspective


Mary Barkl

The Octoberfest was enjoyed by all.  Lots of good food and many take home boxes for a late dinner I suppose.  Leigh Dechaine provided our entertainment and was fabulous! He added some extra entertainment by teaching us some new songs which got the crowd going.  The area for lunch was set up so unique, like a very long family table, so there was no need for an Ice Breaker.  Friends were made quickly.  We had five door prize winners and two $27 winners who played 50/50.    Everyone went away satisfied.  The Edelweiss had a large pig outside behind the restaurant. No he was not next week’s dinner, just a pet.  Pictures of the event have been provided in this month’s Bridge.

The holiday luncheon event will take place at Arrowhead Country Club.  It is a buffet and will include many food choices.  Reservations are required so please call me by November 21st.   We have lots of room and many can come to enjoy friends, food, and frivolity.  There will be 50/25/25 and door prizes.  The details are provided in this month’s Bridge.
 
Please see the section on our next volunteer event.  It is early in December and we will be working at the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Phoenix fixing up their diggings.  Give Doug a call and sign up as the company will be providing lunch and shirts.  We have jobs of all kinds so anyone can participate. Deadline is November 16.  LAST CHANCE!!!

We have some fall events which are detailed below, many sold out.  Reruns which have been requested the most, still popular.

We are starting a new section called “Keep in Touch” which is designed to provide more personalized focus on members and what they are doing now. We had a couple of entries in the October Bridge that we hoped would peak your interest in participating. Please write the HRSC and let us know what is happening with you and yours.  We have had several requests for this section.  Got another hobby, went back to work, got more grandkids, your favorite volunteer event, moved away, moved back to Phoenix, etc. etc. 

If any of you have burning questions or comments, feel free to call or write me.
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Mary Barkl, President HRSC
barklmary@gmail.com
480-580-5585

Regards,

Mary
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    • HRSC Email: Hotline@hrcaz.org
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    • The Bridge- Published monthly except for June, July, and August
    • HRSC Annual dues: $5.00 (multiple year memberships recommended)





Club Leader Contacts
Officers - Voting
Directors - Voting
Mary Barkl - President 480-580-5585 Kevin Harris (2022)* 480-789-0612
Rick Carter – Vice President 602-920-6044 Kay Nye (2022)* 623-974-9258
Doug Metzger - Treasurer 602-319-6637 Shirley Krieger (2021)* 602-942-4235
Sherry (Maxson) Myers - Secretary 623-582-4481 Cheryl Wiley (2021)* 623-512-1634
Unfilled - Past President
Barbara Rippstein (2020)* 623-566-1572


Vacant Director Position (2020)*

Staff Functions (Non-Voting)
Barbara Rippstein – Travel Coordinator 623-566-1572 Rick Carter - Photographer 602-920-6044
Ted Rees – Membership Secretary 623-465-7337 Kevin Harris - Webmaster 480-789-0612
Kay Nye - Bridge Editor 623-974-9258 Warren Koepsel - Fix-It Guys Coordinator 480-510-9304
Cheryl Wiley - Scholarship Foundation Chair 623-512-1634


*Directors have a three-year term, staggered to have two new directors per year.

Officers have a two-year term.





MISSION STATEMENT

Honeywell Retiree Social Club (HRSC) is a social organization in Arizona for Honeywell International, Inc. retirees. This organization will be open without regard to prior class of employment, race, creed, sex or geographical residence.

HRSC will provide activities, programs (such as Fix-It Guys and Scholarship Program) and projects of interest to retirees and spouses. It will facilitate effective communications between members, other Honeywell retiree clubs and Honeywell International, Inc. It will provide opportunities to renew acquaintances and promote fellowship among retirees, and will assist retirees in maintaining and enhancing the image of Honeywell International, Inc., in the eyes of the public.



Any comments or claims made within the publication are solely the responsibility of the author(s) and do not necessarily express the views of Honeywell Inc. or the directors, officers, staff, or members of the Honeywell Retiree Social Club (HRSC) of Arizona.



From the Editor


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PAPER OR ELECTRONIC?

Once again we would like to take this opportunity to encourage our members to switch from a paper Bridge to the electronic version of the Bridge. In September, it took three weeks for the recipients to receive their copies of the Bridge in the mail. This lag in delivery could cause members to miss current and/or upcoming events. In order to receive the latest information, we highly recommend that you start receiving an electronic copy of the Bridge each month. It will be sent directly to your E-mail address within one or two days of completion. An electronic copy of the Bridge can also be found online at www.hrcaz.org. The online Bridge, however, is not a copy of the full Bridge, only a subset focusing more on upcoming events. Just click on the “Online Bridge” menu button for access. We strongly encourage everyone to start using the electronic Bridge which will save time in the long run and provide the most current information within a matter of days instead of weeks.


Just a few friendly reminders...

•  A variety of information for members can be found on the HRSC website www.hrcaz.org   Just click the menu buttons at the left of most pages.  One of these is a link to the “Event Schedule” so you can review upcoming events that you may be interested in attending.

•  In addition to upcoming events, accessing the above website will also provide additional Honeywell-related information.  Click on the “Useful Links” button, then select “Jump to Honeywell Dashboard” at the top of the page.

•  Please address any comments or questions about The Bridge to the editor at the HRSC email address Bridge_Editor@hrcaz.org or Honeywell Retiree Social Club, 1860 W.  Rose Garden Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85027-2704. 

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Events to Look Forward To

PXG Factory Tour  TBD

Guided Birding at the Rio Salado Audubon Center  TBD

Central Arizona Project (CAP) Information Lecture  TBD

More information will be provided when it becomes available. 


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  1. Please note: The items listed above under “Events to Look Forward To” are those that do not currently have firm dates and/or information but may be of interest to all of our members. The upcoming events that are TBD will no longer be listed on the first page of the newsletter or the Upcoming Events section of the website. These locations will only show those events that have firm dates and details.

    Regards,

  2. Kay


Bits and Pieces



Mike MadsenMike Madsen Text
Tim MahoneyTim Mahoney Text






Laughter Best Medicine




My wife says I don't listen, or something like that. 


And just like that, 1969 was 50 years ago!


Kids at payphone Line Dancing

Wireless Doorbells       Laughing    






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Honeywell Clubs Fix-It Guys Program

Sponsored by the Honeywell, Honeywell-Garrett & Aero Activities Retiree Clubs
We help Honeywell retirees or surviving spouses with fix-it jobs around the house.  This program is designed to keep the job from being a budget buster for you.

Call our coordinator, Warren Koepsel, at 480-510-9304 to schedule a trip to your home. If you reach voice mail, leave a clear message giving job information, your name, telephone number and nearest cross streets. We will get back with you to schedule a visit.



Help
                                                          Wanted Are You Handy?
Handyman

Your clubs really need your help!


We're Hiring!!


You don't have to be a contractor-level kind of handyman—just generally handy around the house. Some of you may have special skills (Computer/Plumbing/Electrical/Drywall?) that can significantly help our members in need, and you will be reimbursed for your travel. Why not try it? Call Warren, (480-510-9304). We would love to talk with you!



The table below lists our current Fix-It Guys Team.

Thanks guys—for all that you do.

East Valley
Bob Davenport Frank Holman Warren Koepsel Stu Mitnik
Ken Probert
Charlie Paine


North Valley
Bob Farney
Lee Rippstein Dan Schott Paul Wiley
Roy Newbolt












Scholarships for College

Honeywell Retiree Clubs

Scholarship Foundation


$$$$     FALL FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN     $$$$

As cooler temperatures and pumpkin-flavored everything arrives, your Scholarship Board is kicking off its fund raising campaign.  Last year we had twelve qualified recipients, six each from the Honeywell-Garrett and HRSC clubs.

We are very happy to report that the Honeywell-Garrett club, in conjunction with their annual membership drive, received scholarship donations totaling $4,430 from over 80 retirees.  Thank you to everyone who donated!  Our recipients and the Board appreciate your generosity.

** The Scholarship Board would like to propose a challenge to the HRSC retirees to meet or exceed the Honeywell-Garrett donations.  Last year HRSC had individual donations of $725. **

When you donate money to the scholarship fund, think of it as paying it forward by investing in a student’s future. Interestingly, you are also investing in your own future as well. By helping someone afford a college education, you are raising their salary potential and hence the tax base. This is a good thing for everyone - better roads, better schools, better teachers, more doctors just to name a few. Successful, well run communities attract more investment. Not to mention more folks with jobs paying into Social Security and Medicare which is something all retirees are interested in preserving.  Giving makes you feel good, strengthens personal values and shows your children and grandchildren what you care about. Best of all, giving to the Honeywell Retiree Clubs Scholarship Foundation means every cent is used for scholarships.

Students receiving our scholarships are all family members of retired Honeywell & Garrett employees. By giving to this program, you will be directly helping the friends and family members of people you worked with for years.

Please review your charitable contributions and seriously consider adding this Scholarship Program to your list of worthy causes. The Scholarship Program is qualified as a 501(c)(3) so donations should be tax deductible on your state and federal returns (check with your tax advisor). 

Applications will be accepted starting December 1 and are due no later than April 1, 2020. If you have a family member who would qualify for our scholarship, please send them an application and encourage them to submit it in a timely manner.  Application forms can be found on our website at www.hrcaz.org. Click on the Scholarships button on the left side of the page.

If you would like to donate at any time throughout our fiscal year, please make your check payable to:  Honeywell Retiree Clubs Scholarship Foundation.

You can mail your check, together with the form below, to either of:

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Doug Metzger
Scholarship Foundation Treasurer
Honeywell Retiree Social Club, Honeywell, Inc.
1860 Rose Garden Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85027-2704
HRSC Treasurer
Honeywell Retiree Social Club, Honeywell, Inc.
1860 Rose Garden Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85027-2704
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Honeywell Retiree Clubs Scholarship Foundation Donation Form
(Please print)

 

Name: ______________________________________________________________________________________

Address, City, State, Zip: _______________________________________________________________________

Donation Amount: ___________________________________________
__________________________________



WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

This month’s featured scholarship recipient is Alayna Roberts.  She is the granddaughter of Paul Bielert of the Honeywell-Garrett Club.

"I received the Honeywell scholarship multiple times during my undergrad career at the University of Arizona. I am so thankful to the committee for helping me and supporting my education. Not only did it allow me to focus more on school, but I felt like I gained some cheerleaders. In May 2019, I graduated with a BS in Civil Engineering and moved to Redding, California. Now, I am a Transportation Engineer for Caltrans and am on track to become certified as a Professional Engineer (a goal I’ve had for 4 years). Thanks again to the Board for giving me these scholarships and helping me graduate."

Watch for more information about each of our Scholarship recipients in future editions of our Club Newsletter.

If you have questions; you can find information about our Scholarships on the website at
www.hrcaz.org
.  Click on the Scholarships button, (found on the left side of the Home Page and most other pages.)

Our Foundation Board Members are also happy to help. You can call or email your Scholarship Board Member at:


Board Member
Phone
Email
General Questions
Cheryl Wiley, Chair
623-512-1634
azwileys@cox.net
Application Questions
Frank Holman
602-695-2565
frankholman@cox.net
Contact for ASU - Arizona State University
Brian Unsworth
480-946-5194
brianuns@aol.com
Contact for UA - University of Arizona
Paul Christopherson
480-363-9952
pdchristopherson@gmail.com
Contact for NAU - Northern Arizona University
Cheryl Wiley
623-512-1634 azwileys@cox.net
Donations
Mary Harris, Treasurer
602-993-6308
mary.harris@cox.net


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Index of Reports & Photos of Past Events

Approximately one year of past events is shown.

See The Online Bridge in Archives for more details of these and older events.)

Skip to Index for Upcoming Events

Acronyms used to denote sponsorship for each event:
HRSC - Honeywell Retiree Social Club (Covers all parts of Honeywell, including GE, Garrett, Sperry, Bull, AlliedSignal, etc.)
HGRC - Honeywell-Garrett Retirees Club (Formerly known as Garrett Retirees' Club)
AAC - Aero Activities Club (Formerly known as Sperry Retiree Club)

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Golf Club Ping Golf Club Factory Tour
AAC - Keith Hughes
Oct 31, 2018
Nov 9, 2018
Hospice Hospice and Palliative Care
HGRC - Mark Steele
Nov 7, 2018
RTVOS Painter Honeywell-RTVOS Volunteer Opportunity
HRSC - Doug Metzger
Nov 10, 2018
Golf Club Ping Golf Club Factory Tour
AAC - Keith Hughes
Nov 29, 2018
Xmas Lunch Christmas Holiday Charity Luncheon
HGRC & HRSC - Diane Bennett & Mary Barkl
Dec 11, 2018
Xmas December Christmas Dinner-Dance
AAC - Joyce Calella
Dec 12, 2018
B-17 Commemorative Air Force Presentation
HGRC - Mark Steele
Jan 9, 2019
Tovrea Castle Tovrea Castle Tour
AAC - Keith Hughes
Jan 11, 2019

Old Car Sanderson Village and Museum Tour
AAC - Keith Hughes
Jan 23, 2019
Rose AAC - Steve Flood Feb 2, 2019
Southwest Plane Southwest Airlines Maintenance Hangar Tour
AAC - Keith Hughes
Feb 6, 2019
Fire Engine
Hall of Flame Presentation
HGRC - Mark Steele
Feb 6, 2019
Amazon Amazon Tour
HRSC - Rick Carter

Feb 6, 2019

Horses Racing
A Day at the Races
AAC - Fred Polack
Feb 19, 2019
Golf Club Ping Golf Club Factory Tour
AAC - Keith Hughes
Feb 27, 2019
(Feb 15 Tour Canceled.)
Theatre Masks
Phoenix Theatre Presentation
HGRC - Mark Steele
Mar 6, 2019
PXG Icon PXG Golf Club Factory Tour
AAC - Steve Flood
Mar 15, 2019
Eyeglassses Essilor Eyeglass Lab Tour
AAC - Steve Flood
Mar 20, 2019
Guide Dog
Guide Dogs of the Desert Presentation
HGRC - Mark Steele
Apr 3, 2019
Theatre "Mamma Mia!" by Broadway Theatre Company
AAC - Lydia Gonzales
Apr 4, 2019
Picnic Honeywell-Garrett Spring Potluck Picnic
HGRC - Diane Bennett
Apr 10, 2019
Picnic Spring Potluck Picnic
HRSC - Mary Barkl
AAC - Larry Bowe

Apr 25, 2019
Brian Anton
Presentation by Former USAF and Southwest Airlines Pilot
HGRC - Mark Steele
May 1, 2019
MIM Bass
Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) Tour
AAC - Kaye Eibeck
May 9, 2019
Barry Goldwater with Movie Camera
Photographs by Barry M. Goldwater
The Arizona Highways Collection
AAC - Kaye Eibeck
May 14, 2019
Tim Mahoney Tim Mahoney President & CEO of Honeywell Aerospace
HGRC - Dolf Strom
Sep 4, 2019
Hospice
Presentation: Dementia—Hospice of the Valley
HGRC - Dolf Strom
(Link is to HGRC Cliff Notes November newsletter which has report.)
Oct 2, 2019
Oktoberfest food and drink
Oktoberfest
HRSC- Barbara Rippstein
Oct 23, 2019
VC Engine Verde Canyon Railroad
AAC - Larry Bowe
Oct 26, 2019
AARP Fraud
Presentation from AARP: Fraud
HGRC - Dolf Strom
(Link is to HGRC Cliff Notes November newsletter—December edition should have report.)
Nov 6, 2019
Tovrea Castle Tovrea Castle Tour
AAC - Keith Hughes
Nov 8, 2019
Royal Princess Seven-Day Californian Coastal Cruise
HRSC - Barbara Rippstein

Nov 9, 2019
B-17
Commemorative Air Force Museum
AAC - Tom Leard
Nov 14, 2019
Tovrea Castle Tovrea Castle Tour
AAC - Keith Hughes
Nov 16, 2019
El Zaribah Garrett Charity Holiday Luncheon at El Zaribah Shriners Temple
HGRC - Diane Bennett
(Scroll down to page 5 in linked Cliff Notes for description.)
Dec 11, 2019
Xmas Socks Christmas Luncheon
HRSC - Mary Barkl
AAC
- Steve Flood
Dec 12, 2019



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Singles Welcome at all Events!

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Acronyms used to denote sponsorship for each event:

HRSC - Honeywell Retiree Social Club (Covers all parts of Honeywell, including GE, Garrett, Sperry, Bull, AlliedSignal, etc.)
HGRC - Honeywell-Garrett Retirees Club (Formerly known as Garrett Retirees' Club)
AAC - Aero Activities Club (Formerly known as Sperry Retiree Club)


Regardless of sponsoring organization(s), all events are open to members of all three retiree clubs.

NOTE: HRSC Sponsored programs and events, where payments are required in advance, will provide refunds any time there is no cost to the Club. We will make every effort to provide refunds when requested; however, for some events funds will have been committed by the HRSC and will not be refunded.

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RTVOS sawing
RTVOS Volunteer Project for Boys & Girls Clubs of Phoenix
HRSC- Doug Metzger
Dec 14, 2019
Snake
Presentation: Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary
HGRC - Dolf Strom - 1pm at Scottsdale Senior Center, 1700 N Granite Reef Rd (Presentation at 2pm) 2003-2
(Link is to info in HGRC Cliff Notes newsletter)
Jan 8, 2020
AZ Falls
Arizona Falls
AAC - Kevin Vetter
Jan 14, 2020
Teddy Roosevelt RR
Presentation: Teddy Roosevelt Rough Riders
HGRC - Dolf Strom 1pm at Scottsdale Senior Center, 1700 N Granite Reef Rd (Presentation at 2pm)
(Link is to info in HGRC Cliff Notes newsletter)
Feb 5, 2020
Lake Cruise
Lake Pleasant Cruise Tour
AAC- Steve Flood
Feb 26, 2020
Sanderson Car
Sanderson Village and Museum
AAC- Keith Hughes
Feb 28, 2020
How to sell on eBay
Presentation: How to Sell on eBay
HGRC - Dolf Strom - 1pm at Scottsdale Senior Center, 1700 N Granite Reef Rd (Presentation at 2pm)
(Link is to info in HGRC Cliff Notes newsletter)
Mar 4, 2020
Horses Racing
A Day at the Races
HRSC - Mary Barkl
Mar 18, 2020
Plane
Presentation: The Commemorative Air Force
HGRC - Dolf Strom - 1pm at Scottsdale Senior Center, 1700 N Granite Reef Rd (Presentation at 2pm)
(Link is to info in HGRC Cliff Notes newsletter)
Apr 1, 2020
Chicago
Chicago - Arizona Broadway Theatre
AAC - Kevin Vetter
Apr 2, 2020
SW Plane
Southwest Airlines Maintenance Hangar Tour
AAC - Keith Hughes


Apr 15, 2020
Active Shooter
Presentation: Active Shooter
HGRC - Dolf Strom - 1pm at Scottsdale Senior Center, 1700 N Granite Reef Rd (Presentation at 2pm)
(Link is to info in HGRC Cliff Notes newsletter)
May 6, 2020

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TBD




Lunch Buffet


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Honeywell IAC Ole Timers
Hibachi Grill & Supreme Buffet,
10030 N Metro Pkwy E
Note change from Thu Dec 12 to Wed Dec 11.
(Second Monday of March, second Tuesday of June, second Wednesday of September, second Thursday of December)
Contact: Mary Barkl  barklmary@gmail.com
Dec 11, 2019
Mar 9, 2020
11:15 AM

Bull Old-Timers Lunch Bunch
Old Country Buffet, 9620 N Metro Pkwy W
(Third week of month. First 4 months Tue; second 4 Wed; third 4 Thu.)
Contact: Wayne Sobieski  wayne.sobieski@cox.net
Dec 19, 2019
Jan 21, 2020
Feb 18, 2020
Mar 17, 2020
11:30 AM

The Honey-Bunch-Lunchers
Golden Corral, 5679 W Northern Ave
(First Tuesday of each month)
Contact: Alfred Brenneise  alfbrenn2@gmail.com
Jan 7, 2020
Feb 4, 2020
Mar 3, 2020
11:30 AM

See photos and list of attendees (last photo) from the December 13, 2018 Honeywell IAC Ole Timers Lunch.
See photos from the September 11, 2019 Honeywell IAC Ole Timers Lunch.
List of Attendees.
See Archives for photos from earlier lunches back to 2014.
(Second column—"Photo Gallery for Photos not in Bridge")




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Reports & Photos of Past Events

(Approximately one year of past events is shown.)




See back numbers of The Bridge in Archives for more details of these and older past events.



Ping Golf Club Factory Tour
AAC - Keith Hughes

Oct 31, 2018

On Oct 31st a group of us toured the factory. I know absolutely nothing about golf so I will not embarrass myself with a long description. However the tour for me was fascinating, full of details and over 2 hours long. And you really do walk at least ½ a mile.

The facility is their main design and production site with 800 employees out of a worldwide workforce of 1500. We toured everywhere from custom bag manufacturing, putter head milling, assembly of the clubs at various stages, driving range and the vault.

There was some famous PGA player trying out new clubs on a very nice test range. The picture above is the vault with over 3400 gold plated and solid gold putters. Apparently if you win a big championship using Ping clubs they make a gold putter for you and keep a replica in the vault.

We discovered that the next day (Nov 1st) they were introducing a variable length putter to the market. Apparently 80% of players use the wrong length.

This has been a popular event and all three dates (Nov 9th and Nov 29th) are fully booked.  

If interested in going on a waiting list for a future date contact keith8411@cox.net.  Please include name, number of tickets, club affiliation and phone number.

Ping Factory
Sponsored by the
Aero Activities Club.

Hospice and Palliative Care
HGRC - Mark Steele
Nov 7, 2018

Hospice and Palliative Care was the topic of the Wednesday November 7 meeting of the Honeywell-Garrett Retirees Club of Arizona.

Our featured speaker was Susan Rose, a volunteer with Hospice of the Valley. Hospice is about living the best life you can before dying.
Hospice of Valley
Though known primarily for Hospice and Palliative Care, Hospice of the Valley also operates the White Dove Thrift Shop, and provides both Outreach Palliative Care and a Senior Placement Service.

Palliative Care focuses on the comfort and quality of life with physical, social, psychological and spiritual support for both the patient and the family.

Hospice Care requires a doctor’s order to deal with advanced illness with Medicare guidelines of 6 month or less life expectancy, and is covered by Medicare Part A wherever that patient lives. Benefits include medications, medical equipment, oxygen etc. It may also be covered by private insurance. Hospice of the Valley also provides short duration in-patient units, and as a non-profit, no one is refused.

You may keep your current doctor or use a Hospice doctor. Family support includes doctors, nurses, chaplains, social workers, therapists, dietitians and bereavement counselors. Hospice of the Valley has over 2100 volunteers.

Hospice of the Valley, operating in Maricopa and north Pinal County since 1977, has a 24/7 on duty care staff, someone is always there to answer the phone and is one of the largest not-for-profit Hospices in the US. Programs include:

  • Palliative care for dementia
  • Outreach palliative care
  • Pulmonary resource program
  • Bi-cultural care
  • Senior placement service.

There are over 80 Hospice providers in Arizona and most are for-profit. Families have the right to choose, and all it takes is a simple phone call to change providers.

For more information contact on line at HOV.org or call (602) 530-6900.


Sponsored by the Honeywell-Garrett Retirees Club.

Giving Back for U.S. Vets, with Honeywell & RTVOS
HRSC - Doug Metzger

Nov 10, 2018

Our community service project this year was working for U.S. Vets, an organization that supports homeless military veterans. As we did last year, we joined Honeywell Aerospace and Rebuilding Together Valley of the Sun (RTVOS), a charitable organization based in Tempe. This was a great opportunity for all our retiree clubs to support those in need in the Valley, while spending quality time with other retirees and active employees.

The project this year was at Grand Veterans, 3400 NW Grand Ave. Phoenix, where U.S. Vets provides temporary and permanent housing for homeless veterans. There was a variety of work, primarily outdoors, upgrading the outdoor community space. Individual projects included things like removing a playground area, adding a patio area, building benches and pergolas, installing BBQs, landscaping, fencing for a dog run, and meditation "space."

The project went very well. We had 11 members from our retiree clubs joining  a hundred or so Honeywell employees. We missed getting a group photo with all of the retirees, but here are some shots and a look at some of the work that was done.


RTVOS 1RTVOS 2RTVOS 3RTVOS 4RTVOS 5



Sponsored by the Honeywell Retiree Social Club


Ping Golf Club Factory Tour
AAC - Keith Hughes


Nov 29, 2018

Awaiting report and/or photos, or see report of Oct 31 tour.
Sponsored by the Aero Activities Club


Joint Charity Luncheon with the Honeywell-Garrett Club
HGRC & HRSC - Diane Bennett & Mary Barkl

Tuesday December 11, 2018
 

Awaiting report and/or photos.
Sponsored by the Honeywell-Garrett and Honeywell Retiree Clubs.