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Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser Ready to Tee Off

13th Annual On Course Fore Kids set for July 25 at Canterbury Woods. “I would like to thank you for your generous donation towards my lunch bill. I’d never be able to express how thankful I am for your help. It has been a struggle for me and my parents, your donation took a huge weight off of our shoulders. Thank you” This inspiring quote above was from a thank you letter we received from a student who was a recipient of SMCF financial assistance. Financial assistance that was a

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Thinking About Joining NEA-NH? Take Advantage of Our Early Enrollment Incentive

Your Advocate. Your Partner. Your NEA. Being an educator isn’t a job, it’s a calling. It’s also personally rewarding and professionally demanding. That’s why the NEA-NH strives to provide you with the support you need to be great at what you do. As a participant in NEA-New Hampshire’s Early Enrollment Membership Incentive Plan, you are eligible to receive – prior to September 1, 2019, benefits under the NEA Educators Employment Liability Insurance Program, as well as access to select NEA Member Benefits programs, then start paying dues on September 1,

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California Casualty has Funds for Public School Music and Art Programs

There is new help for school music, art and performance programs. California Casualty has introduced the Music and Arts Grants to help pay for art materials, music and other necessities. Educators at public K-12 schools can apply for $250 at www.calcasmusicartsgrant.com. The entry deadline is June 30, 2019, with grants awarded in September. The grant is designed to foster creativity in schools for choir, band, dance, film, theater, computer arts and graphics or any K-12 curriculum that employs art for learning.  California Casualty been serving educators since 1951 and understands

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NEA Member Benefits Introduces the Student Loan Forgiveness Navigator

In response to the serious student loan debt burden shouldered by many NEA members, NEA Member Benefits has teamed up with SAVI to offer a highly cost-effective and unique solution for navigating the maze of federal teacher loan forgiveness programs. The engine that powers the Student Loan Forgiveness Navigator (the “Navigator”) is the brainchild of SAVI, a Washington, DC-based company with a strong background in student loan policy and advocacy. The Navigator, dubbed the “Turbo Tax for Student Loans,” takes the guesswork and paperwork out of a very complex process

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Portion of 2017-2018 NEA-NH Dues Dollars Not Tax Deductible

The Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1993 eliminated the individual federal income tax deduction for lobbying expenses paid or incurred as part of membership dues. This affects only those members who itemize deductions and meet the two-percent minimum requirement for additional miscellaneous deductions. Those members will not be able to deduct that portion of the NEA–NH 2017-2018 union dues attributable to lobbying. The non-deductible portion of the dues for 2017-2018 is 6.40%.

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Member Benefits Minute – California Casualty

Here’s another Member Benefits Minute from NEA-NH Member Benefits Coordinator Jeff Kantorowski. This time, Jeff explains the benefits provided by California Casualty and how you can receive a $25 Amazon Gift card. Since 2000, California Casualty has proudly supported NEA members and their families by providing auto and home insurance coverage through the NEA Auto & Home Insurance Program. In business for more than 100 years, California Casualty has demonstrated a strong commitment to educators and public education by providing NEA members with special benefits and rates not available to the general public

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NEA-NH Member Benefits Minute – Complimentary Life Insurance

In this episode, NEA-New Hampshire Member Benefits Coordinator Jeff Kantorowski explains the benefits of the complimentary life insurance policy provided to all NEA members and the importance of naming a beneficiary.   To help give your family the insurance protection and added peace of mind they deserve, the NEA Members Insurance Trust offers Complimentary Life Insurance at no extra cost to Active, Staff, Reserve and Life members. This complimentary coverage includes: Up to $1,000 of term life insurance Up to $5,000 of accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) coverage $50,000 of

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NEA-NH Announces Spring Retirement Planning Seminar Schedule 2019

We all hope for a well-deserved retirement with financial security. NEA-NH and NEA Member Benefits are pleased to present seminars to help you plan and prepare. A well-planned retirement can result in fiscal security, but there are many factors to consider. Come and learn how to take full advantage of the resources available to you. Registration for this seminar is $10 per person for NEA-NH members; each can bring one guest for an additional $10. We will review many pieces of the retirement puzzle, including: – The NH Retirement System

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Two Complementary Tickets from the New England Revolution

The New England Revolution are hosting a Teacher Appreciation Day at their home match next Saturday, August 11 at Gillette Stadium. They are offering a complimentary pair of tickets to all teachers plus one guest and plan to honor them during the half-time ceremony. Educators from across New England are invited to register for their pair of complimentary tickets to the match against the Philadelphia Union at https://www.revolutionsoccer.net/santander-teacher-appreciation. Teachers can pick up their tickets upon arrival at the game and must provide their school ID. They would love to have you all attend as the Revolution celebrate the incredible work of teachers across New England!

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