ARA Quarterly Luncheon – March 23rd

Dear ARA Members,

Please join us for the next quarterly luncheon on the Alcon Fort Worth campus scheduled for March 23rd. Our speaker will be Katie Wharry, Associate Director for Community Engagement, at Fort Worth Sister Cities International. She will speak about Fort Worth’s sister cities all over the world and activities taking place here at home.

The luncheon will start at 12:00 noon for sign-in at the Alcon Crossroads Conference Center (old Alcon cafeteria). A buffet lunch will begin around 12:15 pm, and the program follows at 1:00 pm. ARA members, spouses, and guests are all welcome to attend. Lunch is complimentary for members, and there is a $10 charge for all others. Please be sure to remember your Alcon Retiree Gold Card for security access to the Fort Worth campus. Alcon Security will place orange street cones for retiree parking.

Our luncheons are always such a great way to catch-up with our fellow retirees and friends, please mark your calendars to be there. Looking forward to seeing everyone at this fun event !

ARA New Registrations

Dear new Alcon retirees,

Very glad to report the ARA website self-registration function to join our ARA roster is now working again. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience. Please proceed to enter your contact information and you will receive an email when the registration has been approved.

Happy New Year !

2020 ARA Luncheon Dates Announced

Dear ARA Members,

We are very pleased to announce that the dates for the 2020 ARA luncheons on the Alcon Fort Worth campus have been confirmed. Please mark your calendars as noted below:

March 23rd
June 22nd
September 14th
December 7th
(Annual Christmas Lupper)

These are all scheduled for Mondays. The luncheons get started at 12:00 noon.

Please watch for details of the respective programs at the luncheons to be announced. We look forward to seeing all ARA members. These events are a great way to stay in touch with colleagues and friends, and have a fun time together.

See you there !

ARA Website Information

To access the ARA Members section, you will need an email address and password. Please use your email address that you have previously provided for the ARA roster and the initial password is your respective zip code. Once logged-in, you will have the opportunity to change the password.

We welcome your feedback. Send us an email — if you click Contact at the upper right of the home page, our respective email addresses can be found.

[Important: We have a large number of ARA members for whom we do not have an email address. Thus, if you are unable to sign-in to the member section as instructed above, this mostly likely means we need your email address to record in the database before you can access this section of the website. In this case, please send your name and email address to Brad Kling at ‘’. Many thanks!]

New Alcon retirees ready to join ARA – please proceed to click on the link “Sign Up Today” and fill-in the requested information. Your registration will be reviewed and acknowledged shortly.