(Baton Rouge, La.)- The Louisiana Retired Teachers Association returns to Bossier City to host its annual fall meeting from October 24-26. This year’s meeting, “Back in the Saddle, Again,” will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn located on 2015 Old Minden Rd.
The fall meeting serves as an opportunity for retired educators around the state to connect with one another. “Back in the Saddle, Again” will be the first in-person fall meeting LRTA has held since the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We are excited to be ‘back in the saddle, again’ with our members,” says LRTA Executive Director Rodney Watson. “It has been nearly three years since our last fall meeting. We are working hard to create a relevant and interesting program for retirees and members of LRTA.”
Katherine Whitney, director of the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana, will provide an update on the retirement system. Douglas Swenson, deputy director of TRSL, will also discuss recent changes to the return-to-work laws for retired teachers. In addition, Col. David Couvillon with the Office of Group Benefits will provide an update on recent insurance changes to the group. A schedule of events is available online..
This event is open to the public, and registration for the conference is free. On-site registration is available, though guests must pre-register for the meal function. LRTA encourages attendees to pre-register for the meeting through its website or by mail. Online registration and downloadable registration forms are available at lrta.net/fallmeeting.
In addition, LRTA is offering a hotel room convention group rate at the Hilton Garden Inn. The special rate is $105 a night, plus tax and ends on October 14. To make a room reservation, attendees can call the Hilton Garden Inn directly at 1-800-774-1500 and use the code LRT. Attendees can also make room reservations online at https://bit.ly/2022FallHotel with the code LRT.
The Louisiana Retired Teachers Association is a nonprofit organization that is devoted to protecting and enhancing benefits for individuals receiving retirement benefits from the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana. For more information about LRTA, visit lrta.net.