GE retirees plan events


The General Electric Downeast Retirees Association (GEDRA) is accepting new members in its organization. Members include all retirees from GE facilities in the New England states, as well as New York, Ohio and New Jersey who have come to Maine to retire. Most members are from the Auburn GE and Bangor GE facilities.

Dues are $10 annually and include the spouse of the retiree. Interested retirees may contact Alice Brown, president, at (207) 524-2684; or Addie Landry, treasurer and membership chairperson at (207) 782-1835.

Events are scheduled from May to October and a monthly newsletter is sent out regarding all activities. Upcoming events for this summer include a tour of the McLaughlin Gardens in Paris and lunch following at Maurice’s Restaurant on June 28; Annual Lobster Bake in Hollis on July 26; dinner/music theater at Carousel Theater in Boothbay on Sept. 16; and a fall luncheon/entertainment at Martindale Country Club in Auburn on Oct. 11.