The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

The University of Texas Houston Retiree Organization

UTHRO Events

UTHRO’s 2018 Annual Meeting & Thanksgiving Luncheon - Thursday November 15th 11:00 OCB, Rio Grande Room

Sign Up and Pay by November 7th - Make your check out to UTHRO 12410 W. Little York Rd., # 315,TX, 77041 and send to Jean Long by Nov. 7th.  Also, call Sherri Orioli at 281-726-1674 or email her by November 7th.

Cost:  $22 per person

Pappas will cater the luncheon:  Texas Two Step - Slow Smoked Angus Beef Brisket; Hickory Smoked Chicken Breast; Garlic Mashed Potatoes; Fresh Green Beans; Dinner Rolls; Iced Tea; Traditional Pecan Pie and Peach Cobbler.

Toy Drive - Finally, The UT   Police in  collaboration  with UTHRO  and  UT  Health  employees will hold its Annual Toy Drive benefitting  pediatric  and  adolescent   patientsat   Harris   County Psychiatric   Center (HCPC)  and LBJ  Hospital.  We  urge  our members to get into the spirit of giving by  bringing  an  unwrapped  new toy to the luncheon to make a child happy at Christmas.

December Holiday Outing - Bus Trip to Houston Zoo Lights - Monday, December 17th; bus leaves OCB at 6:00 p.m.

Cost:  $15 per person; RSVP and pay by December 10th.   Make your check out to UTHRO 12410 W. Little York Rd., # 315,TX, 77041 and send to Jean Long by Decembe 10th.  Also, call Sherri Orioli at 281-726-1674 or email her by December 10th.

UTHRO's Endowment Fund

The UTHRO Endowment for Healthy Aging has been established to benefit UTHealth’s patient care, education and research for the aging population and their caregivers.  

The UTHRO Endowment for Healthy Aging to date:

$36,595 have been given for our permanent endowment to benefit UTHealth’s patient care, education and research for the aging population and their caregivers.  We have reached our minimum goal; however, we look forward to significantly increasing this endowment.  Please remember, any amount is welcome from members and friends of UTHRO.  Contributions can include memorial gifts, honor gifts and more.  Please send your gift to:

c/o Mr. Michael Musters

UTHealth, Office of Development

P.O. Box 1321

Houston, TX  77251-1321

To insure your intention is met, please write “for UTHRO Endowment” on the memo line of your check.

UTHRO members, please plan to hear regularly from your Endowment Committee to celebrate our successes as we more fully fund our permanent endowment.  Through this legacy, we are “Seniors Helping Seniors”.  (Rick Bebermeyer, Endowment Committee Chair 713-966-943 

Our Founders to date (1-4-17) are:

Peggy Amante;Anonymous;Ann C. Baker; Richard Bebermeyer & Randolph Tibbits; Phyllis Bouldin; Max & Donna Buja; Rita Cammarata & Dorothy Maggio; Lily & Philip Chang; Charlotte Childress (In Memory of Lucille Childress); Henny & Yoka van Dijk; Mary Fabrizio; Herb & Judy Fred; Ina & Aaron Fried (in Memory of Helen Murphy); Les & Tricia Fullerton; Bonnie Geppert; Linda Gilbert; Sarah Granbery; Daun Gray; Janet E. Hammill; Mr. & Mrs. Berel Held; Ken Jones; Ted Jones (in Memory of Helen Murphy); Barbara Kelly (in Memory of Angie Scoggin); Frances Poole Knight (Honorary Founder); Julie Knobil; Sarah Kor; Bailey Lee; Inga-Lill Leon; Janice Levine; Patsy Lington; Jean Long (in Memory of Marvin Long); Tena Lummus; Karen Lund & Jack DeMoss; Joan Lynch; Mary McBroom; Shirley Mize; Minerva Montano; Paula O'Neill-Weedon & Waland Weedon; Peggy O’Neill (in Memory of Hally Poindexter); Sherri Orioli; Jean Osterman; Merrill & Linda Overturf; Susan & John Powers; Joyce Randolf (in Honor/Memory of Sharon Ostwald/Melvin Ostwald); John & Anne Ribble; Richard & Olive Riker; Barry & Gillian Rittman; Richard & Yvonne Ruiz; Glenn Schreyer; Angie Scoggin (Honorary Founder); Randolph Scott; Gabriel Shahwan; Barbara & Sam Skjonsby (in Memory of Max Hutchins); Malcolm & Lois Skolnick; Cheves & Polly Smythe; Sema Spigner; John & Elena Spudich; Anna Steinberger; Gladys Thomas;Mary Trolinger (in Memory of John Trolinger);Stephen & Lauren Tucker; UT Houston Retiree Organization; Steve & Linda Utterback; John & Deborah Valenza (in Memory of Elizabeth Valenza);Margaret Walker; Marcia & Ronald Waldbillig; Bob White; Dora Woodson; Brian Yeoman; Rita Zachariasen; Margaret Zambrano

Click here to access the UTHRO Endowment Gift and Pledge Agreement form.

For information about the UTHealth Consortium on Aging, promoting healthy and meaningful aging, go to:

For information about the UT Physicians Center for Healthy Aging, a primary and specialty care geriatrics clinic, go to:

Bus Trip to Brady's Landing and the Houston Ship Channel Tour

Wednesday, April 23

Annual Retiree Benefits Meeting

Tuesday, July 23

Bus Trip - Delta Downs Casino

Tuesday, July 16

Bus Trip - Tour of the Julia Ideson Building and Lunch

Wednesday, March 20

Bus Trip - Delta Downs Casino (click here for details)

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

UTHRO's Annual Holiday Luncheon & UT Police Toy Drive

Thursday, November 15, 2012  (NOTE:  Date changed)

Bus Trip - Santa's Wonderland (College Station, TX)

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Annual Luncheon for Election of Officers and Business Meeting

Tuesday, August 14, 2012  

Annual Benefits Open Enrollment Meeting for Retirees (click here for details)

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Bus Trip - Liberty Opry, Liberty, Texas

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Bus Trip - Galveston

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Bus Trip - La Bahia Road Bluebonnet Trail

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Valentine Luncheon and Business Meeting

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

October Health Symposium

Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 10:00 a.m. - Noon - OCB, Rio Grande Room (2nd Floor), 1851 Cross Point

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Annual Membership Luncheon - Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Join us at the August Annual Membership luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 16, in the Rio Grande room of the OCB (Operations Center Building), 1851 Cross Point.   (click on the heading for details

Bus Excursion - Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Sign up NOW for the Tuesday, September 20, bus trip to the Bush Library in College Station.   Seating on the bus is limited.  Departure location:  OCB, 1851 Cross Point  (click on heading for details)