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NEWS

This area contains all of the news articles from the Prime Timers Worldwide quarterly newsletter.  They are listed in chronological order, with the most recent news article listed first.  Feel free to peruse this article archive; it is chock full of interesting stories from local chapters, the worldwide organization as a whole, and important news to its members.

The Worldwide Board needs a Director-at-Large. This Director-at-Large will be responsible for making calls to 24 chapters each quarter. Being on the Board also gives you opportunities to be on other committees or panels as needed. This Board position requires you attend a Board conference call every 6 weeks or so. You must have at minimum basic computer knowledge. The Board requires one face-to-face visit each year. Our meeting this year will be in Myrtle Beach, SC in October. Your registration fee will be paid for; however, you are required to pay for transportation and hotel. In 2019, our Worldwide Convention will be in San Antonio, TX. Your registration and hotel fee will be paid for then. You will be responsible for your own transportation.

Once again, many of our chapters have received a second gift from our founder, Woody Baldwin. The executor of his will completed the distribution of Woody's wishes: donations to the chapters he loved so much. These funds have gone to all of the current chapters that existed in good standing at the time of Woody's passing in April of 2016. How can the chapters acknowledge this wonderful gift? By promoting Worldwide activities in their monthly newsletters in order to form stronger bonds with Prime Timers Worldwide.

At our face to face Prime Timers World Wide Board meeting in connection to the Denver Regional Gathering this past July, the PTWW board approved changing web masters for the PTWW web site. If you have not been to this site lately, I encourage you to go to www.ptww.org and check out the new web site. There is a lot of new information about PTWW and many other articles of interest to many of our members.

If you think Twin Cities Pride is only for the young, Harry Hartigan wants you to think again. The 67-year-old Minneapolis resident is the thought leader behind Boomer Town, a special area of the June 27-28 festival dedicated to seniors who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning, commonly referred to as LGBTQ.