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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Who Gets the Money? Updating Your Beneficiaries is Important.

Beneficiary update

Do you know who’s listed on the beneficiary form for your TMRS, ICMA-RC, life insurance or final vacation and sick payout? It’s possible that it’s not who you think or want it to be. Over the years, we have heard numerous hor...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Retirees, Are You Nearing Medicare Eligibility?

Medicare Enrollment form

There are a few things you need to know before turning 65. The closer you get to age 65, the more questions you may have about Medicare and how it works with your City of Plano United Healthcare insurance.

When do I enroll in Medicare?

You may be automatica...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Ready for a Change? Come to a WW Workshop Kickoff Meeting!

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Having meetings right at the City helps create a supportive environment and helps you reach your wellness goals! We’re excited to kickoff another session of Weight Watchers (WW) Wellness Workshops. Attend a meeting and get motivated even with a ...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Get Mentor Tips and SCORE a Boost to Your Business

SCORE small business program

Receive business coaching from a SCORE mentor beginning February 6 at Schimelpfenig Library. SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) is the nation’s largest network of expert business mentors dedicated to helping small businesses get off the...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Help Plano Beat the Pants Off Everyone…“It’s Time Texas! Challenge”

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Join the statewide It’s Time Texas! Community Challenge and leave all of the other competitors in the dust. This contest is aimed at inspiring people, organizations and cities to choose activities in support of a healthier community. Yo...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Spend Time with NY Times Bestseller Lisa Gardner

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The Plano Public Library’s January events really set the tone for a literal and virtual thrill-ride in 2020. Consider the outings listed below and remember to peruse the latest issue of ENGAGE for more fun and educational experiences at the Libr...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Visit the Newest Canine Recreation Spot in Plano

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Schedule a pet play-date at the newly opened Bob Woodruff Dog Park on the eastside of Plano. The 7-acre dog park within Bob Woodruff Park at 2300 Shiloh Road and features separate areas for large and small dogs. Park amenities include:

  • A centrally-located ...
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Posted on: January 9, 2020

See Plano Differently: Register for the Citizens Police Academy

Citizens Police Academy

Sign up to spend a few Thursday nights becoming part of the Plano Citizens Police Academy. Applications are being accepted from now through Friday, January 24. The upcoming spring session begins on February 6 and meets weekly until graduation on Thursday, ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Honor the Legacy at the 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Events

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The theme for this year’s tribute Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is “Hindsight, Insight, Foresight.” Collin County organizers have planned inspiring events to bring all communities together:

2020 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Power L...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Sam Johnson Recreation Center Partners with Collin College

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The Sam Johnson Recreation Center for Adults 50+ and Volunteers in Plano are working with Collin College over food. This partnership is with College's Culinary Arts Program to provide students a meaningful service learning opportunity.

Students worked alon...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Pre-65ers, Take Your Health Info on the Road with New UHC App

UHC app 2019

United Healthcare (UHC) has announced the launch of the new UnitedHealthcare app. This new member service provides secure, on-the-go access to personal health information. UHC-enrolled employees are encouraged to start using the UnitedHealthcare ...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Stop Elderly Accidents, Deaths and Injuries

Seniors falling

Have you fallen in the past year or do you feel unsteady when standing or walking? The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has a great deal of resources available addressing these concerns.

Falls are not an inevitable part of aging. There are specific things ...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Volunteer to Help Collin County Survey Plano's Homeless

Homeless Census Count

The Collin County Homeless Coalition (CCHC) needs assistance identifying homeless persons through an annual survey. You can make a difference by volunteering with Plano's Point-in-Time Homeless Count on Thursday, January 23.

The CCHC’s goal is to...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Discover What’s Happening at Sam Johnson Recreation Center

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This senior recreation facility is brimming with programs and fun activities to keep you busy this month. The December calendar features events to stimulate the mind, body and soul. Here are just a few:

AARP Plano Chapter Holiday Social – Friday,...

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