Welcome to The Langley Retired Teachers’ Association Website

LangleyRTA



We are a Branch of the 

British Columbia Retired Teacher’s Association




Langley Branch News

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Policies and Procedures adopted at AGM - May 29, 2018 - for exciting reading, click here

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June 2018 News -Newletter & More

Our June Newsletter is available. Click here to get a PDF copy.

Or try an ebook version —> LRTA Newsletter June 2018.html

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The LRTA and BCRTA News

The BCRTA has experienced remarkable changes and growth and services to members. In particular we have Advantage and Benefits Programs to enhance our retirement. read more

To find out more about Travel, Extended Health and Home Insurance. For more detailed information, including a downlaodable PDF copy of the BCRTA Extended Health Care Insurance Plan with out-of-province/country Prestige Travel Plan—>  Read more

Bev Anderson’s review of our AGM in May show up in her photographic skills. Take a peak and find yourself with a colleague.

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Wayne Wiebe, our LRTA Secretary, is invoplved with many service organiation in Langley, one in particular is the Langley Community Services Society.  The LCS needs help with their Conversations Circles Program

We are looking for volunteers who would be able to facilitate these classes. Conversation Circles are informal English classes, which would include mostly conversations of course, some reading, listening and a little bit of English grammar. At this point I am in need of some volunteers who would be able to commit and teach on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday mornings at 9:30 till 11:30am at LCSS main office and possibly Tuesdays nights at 6:00 till 7:30 pm at Langley Early Years Centre. I will be happy to provide more information if needed, so please feel free to pass my contact:

eboss@lcss.ca or call Ewa Boss at 604-534-7921 ext. 1406.

5339 207th Street, Langley, BC  V3A 2E6 
Phone: 604-534-7810   Ext: 1406
Fax: 604-532-2461
Email: eboss@lcss.ca 
Website: www.lcss.ca

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The LRTA has Executive members - Annette O’Connor and John Salmon, attend both COSCO and the Langley Chamber of Commerce. The following is there report:-

COSCO has two upcoming workshops for Senior Drivers, one in Aldergrove the other in Burnaby, click here for more information and FREE registration.  This is a great web site for Seniors to visit.

  • For more on Cosco click here
  • For more on the Langley Chamber of Commerce click here 
  • For more information on Senior Health and Safety click here
    • With the recent interest in opioid adiction we were fortunate to receive from COSC a series of brochures - Are you taking too many medications? Fascinating reading  click here
    • Are you concerned about the drugs you are taking?  Click here
    • Is the drug you take a possible risk? Click here

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Volunteer Opportunities in Retirementfor more information

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HISTORICAL - Connie Jervis and the ‘Langley Affair’

In the 1939-40 erra women took an early lead in the struggle for teachers' bargaining rights. Read about Connie Jervis and the ‘Langley Affair’   Click here

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Not a member of the LRTA Branch of the BCRTA?  Learn more about the BCRTA

Want to join?  It’s easy 

The BCRTA is there for retired educators and has an impressive history working on our behalf. To read more about the BCRTA and our Langley Branch on our web site  CLICK HERE

To become a member of the BCRTA and our Langley Branch do one of the following, we recommend any of the first 3 choices. 

  • Send us an email and we will send you a form, click here.
  • Try us out, pick up an application form at one of our lunches (come as guest)
  • Phone any member of the executive and we will mail you a form. Click here for phone numbers
  • Down load an application form from BCRTA, print it off and send in to the BCRTA office see below

Brochure & Application Forms from the BCRTA

BCRTA brochure & information (pdf)


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Special Note to all Members

  • Any time you can help with a donation from a business, company or firm or can think of other ways to earn money for our scholarship fund, please contact Maureen Pepin at 604-856-8908.
  • If you are an LRTA member and have a business you would like to advertise on our web site. Please contact our President Maureen Wilson. 604-916-0653 (email:  lrta.35@gmail.com) 
  • One of our LRTA aims is to support the recording of the history of education in our branch and the preservation of school properties of historical value. We do this on our web site in two menu items (History of Langley Schools) and (Memories). If you have staff pictures, anecdotes, or you want to rewrite what is on the web, please contact Maureen Wilson at 604-916-0653 (email:  lrta.35@gmail.com) 


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