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Category Archives: President’s Corner

President's Corner – October 2015


The Woody Baldwin Austin Prime Timer of the Year Award was instituted a year   ago by your Board to celebrate the founder of Prime Timers Worldwide and of Prime Timers Austin, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of PT Austin, and to annually honor one of our own for his extraordinary […]

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President's Corner – September 2015


PT A bros, We have lots of big stuff coming between now and the new year, so I’m going to be short and sweet for a change. Look for highlights throughout this issue detailing these upcoming events and how you can sign up. Get out your calendars and in some […]

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June 2015: Life is a Banquet


  Dr. Loren Olsen, Secretary of Prime Timers Worldwide and a member of Prime Timers of Central Iowa, reminded us during his presentation at our general meeting on May 17 that Prime Timers saves lives, both literally and figuratively. Our new tag line reads: “For the best times of your […]

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May 2015: Charles Curry


Those of you unable to make the business section of the general meeting on April 12 missed an interesting and informative discussion about how Prime Timers Austin conducts business. After a summary of the 2015 budget adopted by the Board (covered elsewhere in this issue) several members asked about the […]

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April 2015: Tom Doyal


When chapter President Jim Harp invited me to speak my mind in his own column this month, I was startled. I said yes because the task seemed a long way off. Now, the moment is at hand and I find I need to dig deep into my more than twenty […]

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March 2015: For the Best Times of Your Life


  In January of this year, the PTWW Board under the chairmanship of Loren Olsen, MD, the Secretary of Prime Timers Worldwide, adopted new Vision, Mission, and Values statements, plus a Tag Line: For the Best Times of Your Life. The Mission statement reads: Bringing together mature gay and bisexual […]

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February 2015: Nous Sommes Charlie!


  Indeed we are, in more ways than one. Prime Timers Austin has almost as many Charlies, Charleys, Charleses, and Chucks (3 on the Board) as it has variations on Jim. Happy Valentine’s Day, brothers! The U.S. Supreme Court has announced it will take up a marriage equality case during […]

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January 2015: Reflections & Resolutions


  It’s hard to believe, but we are quickly heading toward a new year, so it is appropriate to look back at our 25th anniversary year and to anticipate 2015 in terms of resolutions and goals. I am going to reflect a bit and then see how we can use […]

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December 2014: KUDOS & CHALLENGES


  Dear fellow PT’ers, to borrow a phrase from Kirk Bohls, lead sports writer for the Statesman, “while I got ya, here are 8 things and 1 crazy prediction”: 1. Thanks to all of you who supported and hopefully enjoyed (as much as I did) our 25th Anniversary Dinner on […]

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November 2014 : BOARD or BORED!


  Dear fellow PT’ers, most of you are aware that we have a Board vacancy, resulting from Ed Gillen’s health-related resignation. This has also led to the loss of our Activities Committee Chair, so energetically and brilliantly filled by Ed, who thankfully agreed to continue heading up our participation in […]

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