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Mrs. Natalia Velasquez
Aunt of L.R. Buzo
10/15/19 9:01 AM
Mrs. Natalia Velasquez passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at the age of 89. She is the grandmother of Sergeant Eric V. [More]
Business Meeting Minutes
September 12, 2019
9/21/19 1:53 PM

Call to Order: President Bob Barnard called meeting to order at 9:50 a.m.

Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance:  Chaplain Monty Montgomery

Welcomed New and First Time Members

Minutes of Previous Meeting:
* Motion by Ruben Armendarez, 2nd by Jim Montero to accept the minutes as printed.  Voice Vote.  Motion Carried.

Suspended Regular Order of Business
Anthony Kivela introduced the guest speaker, Sean Small, City of Houston Human Resources Department
* Kivela mentioned the HPROA has been meeting with the City H.R. Department for a number of years in an attempt to seek insurance discounts for officers who retire, yet who are not eligible for Medicare rates. [More]
Board Meeting Minutes
September 12, 2019

Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance:  Sue Gaines

Present:   Aldridge, Ashby, Barnard, Beale, Gaines, Kivela, Potell, Rayne, St. John, Toth, Walschburger, Zoch
Absent:     McDonald

Parliamentarian – James Bollig 

Sergeant at Arms: Robert Crane 

Determination of Quorum: A quorum was present.

Treasurer’s Report and Minutes of Previous Meeting: 
Motion by Rayne, 2nd by Potell to approve the Minutes and Treasurer’s Report as printed. Voice Vote.  Motion Carried.

President - Bob Barnard
*Discussed printed agenda provided by Kivela.
*Plans to spend one day each week working on more involvement between community and HPROA.
*Design a HPROA Mission Statement outlining what we hope to accomplish.
*Brainstorming among board and members on ways to improve the HPROA, involve more members and grow the organization,
*Set 3-5 year goals for the association.
*Investigate a way the HPROA could have a 501C classification.
*Talk to the Houston Police Credit Union regarding a way to earn 2% on all HPROA funds.
*Enlist members living outside the Houston area to act as HPROA representatives. [More]
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TSA October K-9
Volunteers Needed
3/29/19 6:32 PM
HPROA Members;

Thanks for your continuing support. In order for TSA K9 to conduct training, they must use role players.  Being a role player is pivotal to our training; and it just simply means acting like a flying passenger in the airport while maintaining the item the canine is searching for (provided by the handler). Role players are a pivotal component of the program and without constant role player support they cannot conduct this crucial training. 
                    October Dates

Oct 14     Monday. [More]

Hill Country Reunion 2019 (2)
F5 to Restart

Family Assistance Update
October 2019
10/03/19 12:50 AM
Harold Krause:(10-9-19 nf) We visited with Harold today and he reports that he completed his chemo treatment plan in August now waiting for results of PET scan which hopefully will bring to an  end  to all further treatment and allow him to regain his strength and good health. He is feeling better each day and  invites your prayers that his and all cancers be cured and healed. 

Doug Bostock:(10-2-19 nf) Doug was released from the hospital this afternoon and is now at home recovering with 2 week oral medications of heavy duty antibiotics that should eliminate the infection in his leg. Continue to lift up those prayers for Doug's full recovery.

David Sheetz:(10-7-19 nf) We visited with David via phone and he advised that on 10-1-19 he had knee replacement surgery which did not go as expected. [More]
Hill Country 2019 - Fredericksburg Reunion
Want to thank everyone that attended the Fredericksburg Reunion this weekend.  We had a total of 153 sign in. 
A million thanks to all that contributed to the Silent Auction.  We made a total of $1353 and all proceeds go to HPROA. 
Thanks to all that helped with the setup and clean up at the Reunion.  We appreciate all of you dearly!!!!! 
Will have more details on the next Retired Badge.
Matt and Rosalie Potell
Entertainment Committee
Northeast & Northwest Station Breakfasts
Every FIRST SATURDAY of each month at 7:30 am, 
at the GOLDEN CORRAL, 9663 FM 1960 W. bypass 
       (just west on FM 1960 @ the Eastex Fwy.) 
           Humble. Former Northeast officers  

Every THIRD TUESDAY of each month AT 9:00 AM.
Located at 14243 FM 2920, just West of Hwy 249.
For a monthly reminder e-mail, send your info to Dave Roberts
at  or Steve Rayne at  

Park Place Rangers / Southeast Lunch Bunch
October 25, 2019
10/09/19 9:28 PM
The next Park Place Rangers / Southeast Lunch Bunch will be gathering on Friday, October 25, 2019, at 11 am.
Please mark your calendars and plan on joining us at:

BB's Tex-Orleans
1039 W. Bay Area Blvd
Webster, TX  77598

FAC Roundup
September 2019
FAC Round Up

Ed Whitehead: (9-1-19 nf) In August Ed underwent heart valve replacement. Patsy reports that Ed is now a patient at Methodist in the Woodlands being treated for pneumonia and possible heart failure. Continue to lift up your prayers for Ed and all involved in his care. [More]


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