Author Archives: Janet Mattern

Fall 2023 In HindSight

Please enjoy the Fall 2023 In Hindsight Newsletter. The newsletter has information from our June and September programs, and also a link to the recordings of Tom McDonald’s presentations on the First 50 Years of Alcon History. To view the … Continue reading

ARA Luncheon Update, Friday September 15th

Our next ARA luncheon will be held on Friday, September 15th, 2023, in the Alcon Crossroads Conference Center (old Alcon cafeteria). Tom McDonald, PhD, is returning to present Part 3 of his book in progress on the first 50-year history of … Continue reading

ARA 2023 Luncheons – Announcements

Our first ARA luncheon of the year took place on March 6th. For the first time we went to the Schollmaier Auditorium for the presentation after lunch in the Crossroads. We will follow this same arrangement for the September luncheon … Continue reading

In HindSight – In Memoriam Ed Schollmaier

The passing of Ed Schollmaier was felt by the communities he served, especially Alcon, TCU, the Fort Worth Opera, and the city of Fort Worth. Many of our current members started their careers at Alcon when Ed was the CEO … Continue reading