Retiree News and Events

Lane Retirees Association News and Events

Bob Way standing next to a tree

Retirees Stay Active to Support the College and Each Other

The formation of the Lane Retirees Association was started with the help of former Lane employee, Bob Way. He envisioned an organization that could provide an opportunity for retirees to keep in touch with each other, to maintain communication with the college, and to socialize in group activities. With President Spilde's support and encouragement, the Lane Retirees Association became a reality in February of 2003. "Our number one goal is to have fun," said Bob.

Anyone who has retired from Lane Community College or was employed at Lane for 10 years or more is eligible to become a member of the Lane Retirees Association. Members stay in touch through special interest meetings and activities, a quarterly newsletter and an annual luncheon held in the spring. 

If you would like join the Retirees Association, or renew your annual membership, you can do this online by  clicking the "Give Now" link on the left and selecting "LCC Retiree's Association Fund" from the designation drop-down box. Annual dues for 2015 are $25.

For additional information, contact the Foundation, (541) 463-5226, or send an email to

Upcoming Events

Fall Walk with Bill

October 15, 2015, at 10:30 am. Walk with Bill Buskirk along the Willamette River. Meet in the lobby of the Valley River Inn at 10:30 am.  After the walk you are invited to enjoy Travel and Pizza with Carol. If you have questions, contact Bill at (541) 345-1445 or email

Travel and Pizza with Carol

October 15, 2015, at noon. Meet at Roaring Rapids Pizza on Franklin Boulevard. Guests of retirees are welcome! Flo Alvergue will be sharing her adventures from her recent Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island bus tour. If you have been in this area, please come and share your insights on what you did and saw. If you have questions about a particular place or type of travel contact Carol Beckley at (541) 343-7857 or email She will try to find someone to answer your questions!

 December 9, 2015.  Shore Acres State Park.

Plans are in the works for a day bus trip to Shore Acres State Park on the Coast to see the beautiful holiday lights, with dinner on the way back. Details will be available as the date nears.

April 19, 2016. Annual LCC Retiree's Association Luncheon

Mark your calendar for this annual luncheon hosted by the Retiree Association. 



Winter Holiday Bus Tour

December, 2014. The Retirees toured the Pittock Mansion, followed by a no-host dinner, and a tour of the decorations in the town of Kaiser. Cost: $30 for the bus, $8.50 for the Pittock tour, and one canned food item for Kaiser.



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