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November 24, 2020

France Culinary Delights: Paris to Normandy River Cruise - canceled (possible reschedule in 2021)

Sadly our group travel European River Cruise Adventure to France in 2020 was cancelled due to COVID-19. Originally scheduled for Apr 1-12, then rescheduled for Oct 18-29, we may try again in 2021 for a similar trip to Paris France and a 10-night, 11-day river cruise.


November 1, 2020

A Warm Welcome To Our Newest Members

Loraine Alexander

Janice Thomas


September 16, 2020

Remembering the Good Old Dental Branch

Peggy O'Neill chronicles the illustrious history of UTHealth School of Dentistry(Dental Branch) with the recent demolition of the original building. In addition to her own account of 37 years at the school, Peggy includes photos and reminiscences by Charlotte Childress, Ted Pate and others.  


March 1, 2020

Trip to the Bryan Museum in Galveston

UTHRO members can take a bus trip to the Bryan Museum in Galveston on Thursday, March 19.    The museum is located in the historic Galveston Orphans Home, an exquisite Renaissance Revival-style building.  It houses 12,000 years of historical artifacts and artwork relating to Texas and the American West.  Afterwards, we will have lunch at Joe's Crab Shack on the Seawall on your own dime.

Bus will leave OCB promptly at 10:00 AM and return around 3:00 PM.  Please arrive at least 15 minutes early.

RSVP to Barry Rittman at barryrittman@gmail.com or 713-542-8108 by March 12.  Cost is $14 per person.  Send a check made out to UTHRO to Margaret Zambrano, 20903 Imperial Ridge Ln, Spring, TX 77379.

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January 24, 2020

UTHRO's Valentine Luncheon

UTHRO will have its annual Valentine Luncheon at Olive Garden this year at Noon, Thursday, February 13.   We will meet at the Olive Garden located at 1010 Old Spanish Trail.  Please RSVP to Barry Rittman by February 6 at barryrittman@gmail.com or 713-542-8108.

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December 31, 2019

Visit to Holocaust Museum

We will be meeting at the Holocaust Museum at 5401 Caroline Street on January 8 at 10:00 AM to tour with Anna Steinberger until 11:30 AM.  Note, this is not a bus trip.  Parking at the museum is $8 for 4 hours.  Afterwards we will walk to Bodegas Taco Shop for lunch.  RSVP to Barry Rittman at barryrittman@gmail.com or 713-542-8108 and send a check made out to UTHRO for $10 for museum entry to Margaret Zambrano, 20903 Imperial Ridge Lane, Spring, TX 77379.

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November 27, 2019

Bus trip to Sugarland Holiday Lights at Constellation Field

UTHRO will be taking a bus trip to The Sugarland Holiday Lights at Constellation Field on Tuesday, December 10.  We will stop first to have dinner at Cheddar's.  RSVP to Barry Rittman at barryrittman@gmail.com or call him at 713-542-8108 before December 3.  Cost will be $12 per person.  Send a check made out to UTHRO to Margaret Zambrano, 20903 Imperial Ridge Lane, Spring, TX 77379.

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October 25, 2019

Thanksgiving Luncheon, Annual Meeting, and UT Police Toy Drive

UTHRO will have their traditional Thanksgiving Luncheon and Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 14 in the Rio Grande Room on the 2nd floor at OCB from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM.  We will also be participating in the Annual UT Police Toy Drive.  RSVP by November 7 to Barry Rittman at barryrittman@gmail.com or call him at 713-542-8108.  Cost will be $22.00. Make your check out to UTHRO and send to Margaret Zambrano by November 7 and mail to 20903 Imperial Ridge Lane, Spring, TX  77379. Click title for more details.


August 26, 2019

Trip to the Lone Star Flight Museum

We will be taking a bus trip to the Lone Star Flight Museum at Ellington Airport on Tuesday, September 17.  It contains rare historical aircraft that are still flyable.  The bus will leave OCB at 9:30 AM.  Admission is $15, payable in advance.  Lunch will be at Dixie Deli on Dixie Farm Rd and it will be "pay your own Way".

RSVP to Barry Rittman by September 10 at barryrittman@gmail.com or call at 713-542-8108. Send your check for $15 to Margaret Zambrano, 20903 Imperial Ridge Ln, Spring, TX 77379.


August 26, 2019

UTHRO's 2019 Health Symposium

UTHRO will hold its annual Health Symposium on Tuesday, October 15 from 10 AM - 2 PM in the OCB Rio Grande Room. There will be three speakers and screenings for hearing, oral cancer, and osteoporosis. Information will be available for Amazing Place, a memory day care center. A light lunch will be served. Click the title for more details.

Please RSVP to Henny van Dijk (hvandijk@comcast.net or 713-937-7943) or Barry Rittman (barryrittman@gmail.com or 713-542-8108) by October 8.