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With more than 4,200 strong, District 27 of the Retired Teachers of Ontario boasts the second-largest membership in Ontario, with individuals ranging in age from their pre-fifties to early hundreds! Outside of the Provincial Office, Ottawa-Carleton is the only District to offer truly bilingual services, including the Horizons 27 magazine and this website. Founded in 1971, District 27 celebrated its fortieth anniversary in 2011.

Newred RETIRING IN THE NEXT 5 YEARS?
REGISTER FOR OUR RETIREMENT PLANNING WORKSHOP

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Register for Ottawa-Carleton, District 27's Retirement Planning Workshop designed for those in the education sector – early years, K-12, post-secondary and more.

When: Saturday, February 23, 2019, 9:00 am (registration)
Where: Centurion Conference & Event Center, 170 Colonnade Road South. Ottawa

>Click here to register (Opens in new tab or window)


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See the right sidebar to read the latest edition of Horizons 27 in three formats.
MOBILE PHONE USERS, CLICK HERE TO READ HORIZONS 27.


Newred 2019 EVENTS ON OUR CALENDAR PAGE

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Visit our website’s Calendar page to view and print coupons for our exciting upcoming events. Get your agenda ready. . .


Newred 2019 RTO/ERO UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP —
APPLY BY FEBRUARY 5, 2019

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For an applicant enrolled in the last year or semester of a program that is recognized at a Canadian Publicly-Funded or Not-for-Profit.

The 2019 Scholarship Document is now posted on the RTO/ERO provincial website (opens in new window or tab).

APPLY BY THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON FEBRUARY 5, 2019. For more info please contact Yvonne Hough at hough@rogers.com or 613-668-1384.


Newred PROJECT-SERVICE TO OTHERS (PSTO) —
APPLY BY APRIL 30, 2019 FOR GRANT

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RTO/ERO proudly operates a grant program for its 48 Districts, providing $100,000 to sponsor local community projects through Project-Service to Others. Districts apply for individual projects that support local, national and international programs that often involve children and/or disadvantaged groups, to a maximum of $4,000 per project.

Please submit your project to Linda Legault at llegault14@hotmail.com or call 613-793- 0106 before April 30 2019.

Only one approved PSTO project will be submitted by each district to the provincial committee. The Provincial PSTO Committee will examine all submitted projects and a decision will be made in September 2019.

For further details visit the RTO/ERO provincial website (opens in new window or tab)


CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON ATTRACTS LARGE CROWD

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December 13, 2018 — More than 140 members and guests attended the traditional RTO/ERO Christmas Luncheon at the RA Centre. Read more in the Winter 2019 edition of Horizons 27.

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AWARDS FOR EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE PRESENTED TO TWO DESERVING MEMBERS

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November 20, 2018 — Two RTO/ERO awards were presented at the 2018 AGM. Judy Pillai (left) received the Award for Exceptional Service to RTO/ERO for her 10 years of service as secretary of the district. Angèle Garant received the Award for Exceptional Service to the Community. She has been a dedicated volunteer at the Centre de service Guigues for the past 8 years.

>Click here to read more
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HEALTH & WELLNESS PORTAL

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RTO/ERO is excited to announce the newest addition to our website – the Health & Wellness Portal (Opens in new tab or window)



RTO/ERO’S ESPRIT Magazine 2018

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The provincial Political Advocacy Committee (PAC) has produced a new brochure which states how RTO/ERO advocates for RTO/ERO members and Seniors.
>Click here to read more


VENNGO Program

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Promoting the Interest of Seniors - McMaster’s Optimal Aging Portal

The Canadian Association of Retired Teachers (CART) has partnered with McMaster Optimal Aging Portal to bring you healthy aging that you can trust.
>Click here to read more


Address changes must now be made through the RTO/ERO Provincial Office

If you wish to change your postal address or add an email address to your member profile, RTO/ERO Provincial requests that members contact the provincial office at: membership@rto-ero.org
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Click one of the following formats to read Horizons 27, Winter 2019:

FLIP-BOOK
If you would like to read Horizons 27 as a flip-book magazine, visit this link.

PDF
To view a traditional PDF version of the current issue, you can do so by selecting this link.

EPUB
For e-subscribers who enjoy reading Horizons 27 on e-readers (such as Kindle, Nook and Kobo, etc.) as well as Apple and Android mobile devices, you can now take Horizons 27 anywhere with you with the new EPUB file. Click here to download EPUB.


Calendar of Events


Entre-Nous Choir


Seeking Volunteers

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Our Membership is Growing

The membership of RTO/ERO, ranging in age from the pre-fifties to 100+, is over 77,000. Most RTO/ERO members live in Ontario and are affiliated with one of the 45 districts into which the provincial organization is divided.
Map of RTO districts