This is the Unit for Matagorda County Retired Teachers Association. We have out meetings the first Tuesday of every month at 11:30 am. Most meetings are at the 1st Baptist Church of Bay City at the corner of SH 60 and 4th Street in Bay City, TX. A catered lunch is available for $10 at each meeting. In December and May the meetings take place at the Blessing Community Center ,FM 616 77419 off of SH 35 . In April the meeting is at the Palacios Baptist Encampment,100 1st St, Palacios, TX 77465
The 2018-2020 Officers for Matagorda County Retired Teachers are: (second from left) Mike Henderson, Immediate Past President; David Holubec, Secretary/Treasurer; Barbara Gordon, Second Vice President; Carolyn Hale, First Vice President; and Kaye Orr, President.
December 3, 2019 at Blessing Community Center MCRTA held their meeting at 11:30 am. Our guest speakers were Becky Williams, District 3 President and Cynthia Garrett, Team First Matagorda County. Becky talked about getting involved not only at the local level but also at the District level. She honored Carolyn Hale who passed away on November 14, 2019 for getting her more involved. Carolyn was the District 3 President in 2015-18 when the State realigned all levels of officers to serve 2 years. Cynthia with First Matagorda has coordinated the local team for 16 years and to help with organization MCRTA is join them to promote books for all children in Matagorda County. The other entertainment was provided by the Joint Choral for Tidehaven Junior and Senior High. It was just established in 2017-18 under Grace Culbreath.