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ARA Luncheon – March 6th at 11:30

Dear ARA Members, Please join us for an exciting program in 2023. The ARA Luncheons are scheduled to be on the Alcon Campus on March 6th, June 5th, September 11th, and December 4th  (the Annual Holiday Lupper). Our first ARA … Continue reading


ARA Holiday Lupper, Monday, December 12th 11:30

Dear ARA Members, Our Holiday “Lupper” will be held on Monday, December 12th, 2022, on the Alcon campus in the Crossroads Conference Center (old Alcon cafeteria). As usual, it will be a festive event. The Holiday Horns will be playing the … Continue reading


ARA Luncheon – Monday, October 3rd 11:30

Dear ARA Members, Our next ARA luncheon will be held on October 3rd, 2022, on the Alcon campus in the Crossroads Conference Center (old Alcon cafeteria). Our guest speaker will be one of our members, Fred Schneiweiss, Doctor of Pharmacy, Director, Pharmacoepidemiology, Alcon R&D. Fred … Continue reading


ARA Luncheon – Monday, June 13th, 11:30am

Dear ARA Members, Our next ARA luncheon will be held on June 13th, 2022, in the Alcon Crossroads Conference Center (old Alcon cafeteria). One of our ARA members, Tom McDonald, PhD, will speak to us about his book in progress … Continue reading


ARA In-person Luncheon Monday, March 21, 2022, 11:30am

Dear ARA Members, We are pleased to announce our next Alcon Retirees Association luncheon will take place on Monday, March 21, 2022, at 11:30am, at the Alcon Conference Center (old cafeteria). Our speaker will be JoAnn Collins who will address … Continue reading


In Hindsight Winter 2021/2022 Newsletter

Dear ARA Members, Happy Valentines Day! Please join us for an exciting program in 2022.  The ARA Luncheons are scheduled to be in person on the Alcon Campus on March 21st, June 13th, October 3rd, and December 12th  (the Annual … Continue reading


2021 Holiday Lupper Update

  I am pleased to announce that Mr. David Endicott, CEO of Alcon, will be our speaker at the Alcon Retirees Association Holiday “Lupper”.  The Lupper is on December 20th, 2021, in the Alcon Conference Center (old Alcon cafeteria).    … 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


September 2021 Virtual Program

Alcon Retirees can help contribute to this worthy cause by purchasing gift bags for the children (please have Amazon send to this address: 3617 Wichita Street, Fort Worth TX, 76119) or donate directly to ACH. Thank you! We are pleased to … Continue reading


Monday, June 14, 2021 Virtual Program at 2pm

We are pleased to announce our next virtual Alcon Retirees Association program will be on Monday, June 14th, at 2:00pm. Chris Cobler will speak to us  on “Local Journalism: Educate, engage, empower.” Chris is the Publisher/CEO of the Fort Worth … Continue reading