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DECEMBER MEETING AND LUNCHEON Wednesday, December 7, 2022 The meeting will begin at 11:00 AM. Lunch will be served following the meeting. Our meeting and luncheon will be at New Jersey Motorsports Park,8000 Dividing Creek Rd., Millville, NJ 08332..

A Message from our President


Irene Savicky




Wow, it was so wonderful to see so many members attending our Fall Luncheon at the New Jersey Motorsports Park. I hope all that attended enjoyed our “new location” or as my students would say our “new digs”! The staff seemed very accommodating! Some members commented about the food being, “Fresh, very tasty, best soup ever, and the bread pudding was better than their grandmothers!” I personally want to thank Connie Cossaboom for making all the arrangements for our luncheon!

Kudos to my Executive Committee: Pam Garwood, Marlene Walker, Leslie Trucano, Connie Cossaboom, and Nancy Wagner-Jenkins for coming early and guiding our members to our 2nd floor location, signing members in, as well as, the election petitions for Sean Spiller, Steve Beat- ty, and Petal Robertson. It takes a whole team to make things run smoothly and you guys were super…Thank You!

When members contact me requesting guidance as to whom they should speak to when it comes to resolving some problems they are encountering…I always try to find the person(s) that would best answer their question(s) at NJEA. I think it is safe to say that Sarah Favinger, the NJEA Associate Director of Research and Economic Services, did a fabulous job sharing all the information in reference to Medical Insurance, Membership Cards, and going back to work after retirement. I have heard from many of our luncheon attendees how much information Sarah was able to provide. They felt good that NJEA had,their backs.

Pat Provnick, one of our CCREA Members, gave a fabulous report on our County’s PAC contributions. For a small county we did great! Our challenge is to do even better this year.

Remember our benefits are determined by the State Legislature. They vote to support it …. but they can also vote it away! Your contribution to PAC can help us pick the best candidates that have our best interests in mind. We voted them in and we can also vote them out! Welcome to Adam Sheridan, our new NJEA GR contact. Hopefully, we made him feel welcome and that he will be back with us very soon! Adam, it was great to have you with us.

I also received many calls regarding the NJEA Membership Card. It is on its way! In case you need it now, you may print it out by using the following steps to the right….I tried it and it does work! 

If you have any issues following the above directions, don’t hesitate to contact myself, Pam, or Tina.

We are looking forward to seeing all of you at our Holiday Luncheon/Meeting on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 11:00 am. Our Holiday entertainment will be provided by the Millville Women’s Club Chorus.

Lastly, please remember to VOTE on November 8th. Thank you for all your support!

Irene Savicky,

CCREA President

Thank you!
Irene Savicky
CCREA President

November 2022


Changes to  Pension information have to be made using the Member Benefits Online System (MBOS)

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2.   Log into njea.org using your pin and password. Your pin is 2 letters, 2 numbers, 2 letters. Your password is the last 4 digits of your social security number.

3.   Hover the cursor over your name, then right click on your membership card. Then hit print.

4.   When the print preview comes up … print page 1 only.



Wednesday, December 7, 2022

The meeting will begin at 11:00 AM. Lunch will be served following the meeting. Our meeting and luncheon will be at New Jersey Motorsports Park,8000 Dividing Creek Rd., Millville, NJ 08332.

Directions to Motorsports Park Events Build- ing: GPS 8000 Dividing Creek Road

  • Take Buckshutem Road or 555 to Dividing Creek Road
  • Turn onto Motorsports Blvd.
  • Go through the security booth, make left
  • Go over bridge
  • You will see event building in front of you
  • Do not go to Finish Line Restaurant

November 2022 Newsletter
Download November Newsletter

This is the official newsletter of the Cumberland County Retirees’ Education Association.

Again, we need your help! We continue to work with the Vineland’s Women Club to help our veterans during the holidays.

We were alerted a few days ago that the Veteran's Home will NOT take homemade cookies this year because of COVID-19 and it’s uncertainty.

•  2023 calendars and soda tabs
•  Donations for the “Veterans Christmas Wish”. Please make checks out to Women’s Club of Vineland and mail it to:
Connie Cossaboom, 96 Sentry Dr., Bridgeton, NJ 08302.

The Women’s Club will present the money to the Veteran’s Home.


CCREA Sweatshirt Collection Drive 2022

Bring gently used or new sweatshirts (all sizes, adult and children's) to the December Holiday Luncheon, December 7, Wednesday.

The sweatshirts will be donated to the Cumberland County Family Shelter. As in the past we will accept gloves and hats, too.



Nancy Wagner-Jenkins

 Maximizing Your Membership Webinar Series

NJEA/NEA Member Benefits and partners will be presenting a series of webinars to help members maximize the benefits of membership. To register for the webinars log on to NJEA.org/mbwebinars.

Holiday Hacks & End-of-Year Car Buying Tips is presented online December 7, 2022 @ 4:30 PM.

Dollars & Debt: Meeting Your Personal Finance Goals is presented online January 25, 2023 @ 4:30 PM.

Unlocking Member Benefits for NJREA is presented online February 8, 2023 @ 10 AM.

Acceso a Sus Beneficios para Miembros de NJEA/NEA

(Espanol) Febrero 8, 2023 @ 4:30 PM

Dates for CCREA Luncheon
Meetings 2022-23

New Jersey Motorsports Park

December 7, 2022
March 1, 2023
May 3, 2023

Wheaton Arts, Cumberland County, is an arts and cultural center offering educators, students and the public unique opportunities to engage in the creative process.
Visitors can tour the Museum of American Glass, watch artists create works in glass and day in the artist studios, and shop the museum stores. Wheaton is located on an idyllic. 45 acre campus with a newly opened natural trail. NJREA members can receive $2.00 off one general admission when they show their NJREA membership card at the gate.
For more information about Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center check www.wheatonarts.org.

NJEA Member Benefits 

NJEA Member Benefits Program The best way to access your NJEA Member Benefits is to visit the expanded information in the Member Benefits pages of NJEA.org. NJEA Member Discounts Program is provided as a service to NJEA members on products and services.

Changing Address Permanently or Leaving for a Winter Home

Membership Chair Irene Savicky wants you to notify her if you are moving anywhere in the country or returning from a winter home. She can make sure you continue to get our newsletters and mailings when you move or return to your New Jersey home.

Contact Irene Savicky-  isavicky@aol.com.

About Us

The purpose of the CCREA is to keep members informed about benefits available to them and how they may attain those benefits; and advocate, promote, and urge the passage of local, state, and national legislation, and/or programs benefitting retired members.



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