Volunteer Opportunity – Tax-Aide Program

Dear Alcon Retiree and Non-Retiree:

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program will again offer free tax-filing help to those in need for the upcoming 2019 tax season. The Tax-Aide program is in constant need for local volunteers to fill several roles such as tax preparer, client facilitator, and tech coordinator. If you are interested in volunteering your time and expertise, please click on the link below for more information and call/text Lito Dayrit @ 817-308-5243.

Thank you very much for your help.

Tax-Aide Volunteer



2019 ARA Luncheon Dates


Dear ARA Members,

The 2019 date for our Christmas Lupper on the Alcon Fort Worth campus has been confirmed.    Please mark your calendar and save the date — it is a Monday.

Annual Christmas Lupper >  December 2nd

You may watch for announcements of the meeting details for the event here on the website, as well as via emails to ARA members with this information as reminders.

We look forward to seeing members and guests in December.    It’s a wonderful way for us all to stay in touch.    Also, please take a look at the latest newsletter posted in the Members section – log-in and go to the Newsletter tab.


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 ‘bwkling@alcon-ara.com’. 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.