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ELFUN TRIP June 9th – SAN JOSE WATER PURIFICATION PLANT [PAST EVENT]

The Elfuns organized a very interesting and informative guided tour of the San Jose Water Purification Plant on Friday June 9th. The plant is located on 4190 Zanker Rd, San Jose, CA 95134. The tour started at 10:00 AM . The tour lasted about 1 hour and involved no significant walking. In the tour you saw the complete water purification process to get pure drinking water for all of Santa Clara valley. The plan also included to either have a nice picnic lunch after the tour, or to go to a local restaurant for lunch. The cost was expected to be about $15 per person.

If you are interested in details concerning this past event, please send an e-mail reply to Bob Benich at rjbenich@yahoo.com.

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Elfun Tickets for San Jose Giants Baseball 2023

Hello all:

It’s that time of the year again -YES!!! San Jose Giants Baseball season is here again. The ELFUN board has approved a limited number of tickets again for this season so let’s play ball. Check out the schedule and seating options on milb.com

If you are interested, please send me an e-mail at tjruffo@gmail.com, let me know how many tickets, the date of the game you would like to attend and the section number (A,B,C,E,F,G) you would like to sit in. These are Bowl Reserve Seats and can be upgraded at the box office the day of the game at the park.

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Planning for Yosemite Trip 2024:

Prior to 2019, twenty-five Elfun families and friends attended the Yosemite Housekeeping Camp Event held on the first weekend in April each year. This year only four cabins were reserved. These cabins must be booked 365 days in advance. Please send an email to elfun.society.norcal@gmail.com if you are interested in participating in an Elfun Yosemite Housekeeping Camp Event in 2024 by4/24/2023. If less than nine Elfuns indicate an interest, the Board has decided not to sponsor the event in 2024.

Future Luncheons

-July: Ed Dawson from UBS on the financial markets

-September: San Jose City representative on the transition from gas to electric

Upcoming Events:

-Elfun Board has approved a limited amount of tickets again this year for the San Jose Giants baseball. Stand by for future emails on this event. Tom Ruffo is leading this event. tjruffo@gmail.com

– The Yosemite tent cabins trip for 2023 has been cancelled due to potential flooding.  All impacted parties have been notified. Please refer to Elfun communications for details, or contact Sandy Delvin:sdelvin0107@gmail.com

-Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center tour is scheduled for June 9. More details soon.

Recent Events

  • Saturday March 25th 2023, the Great Elfun Shred-Out was back after a 3 year pandemic delay. We had almost 40 participants!
  • Wednesday March 22nd 2023, our Elfun Annual Meeting and luncheon took place. This was our annual Elfun meeting, where you are able to meet the Board Members, vote on our slate of officers, and learn of events that are being planned for 2023.
  • Wednesday February 22: Luncheon presentation by the Stroke Awareness Foundation
  • December 11th 2022, the Santa Clara Chorale “String Up the Lights” Holiday musical entertainment event was enjoyed by many Elfuns.
  • October 12th 2022, a Zoom presentation on the Columbia Space Shuttle explosion by Engineer Jeff Hern in Wilmington was very in-depth and quite interesting!
  • September 5th 2022, a Bocce Ball event was held. All who attended had fun.
  • August 24th 2022, a luncheon talk on the American obsession with car collecting was given by Jim Boyden, and he described his lifetime of restoring and owning antique cars and horseless carriages. This time our zoom transmission failed due to my ineptness.

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Great Elfun Shred-Out [PAST EVENT]

After a three-year hiatus due to Covid restrictions, the Great Elfun Shred-Out returned! Elfun’s private documents were shredded at the GE-Hitachi facility at 1990 Little Orchard St. Note that sign-ups and scheduling were required.

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Event: Great Elfun Shred-Out *

Location: GE/Hitatchi, 1990 Little Orchard, San Jose

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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Times were assigned by John Armenta at armentajohn@sbcglobal.net . Elfuns were notified of their assigned times by return email. Noting of citizenship was required.

Questions on this event can be emailed to John Armenta.

* Each person was limited to 4 banker’s boxes of material to be shredded. No binders, large staples or clips were allowed.

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