Welcome to Rutherford County Retired Teachers Association

Picnic for New Retirees

June 9th -12:00 Noon

Barfield Park Pavillion #5

Join us for a picnic in the park to honor new retirees. We will have boxed lunches for all who RSVP Diane Mackey before Friday, June 4 if you are coming and whether you want a turkey or ham sandwich. Contact a new retiree and invite them to attend with you. Please check back for the specific location for our event.

Our April Meeting was on creating Container Gardening

Speaker: Rachel Painter, UT Extension Agent

A University of Tennessee Extension Agent, Rachel Painter shared tips and hints about container gardening at our last meeting.


David C. Howse from Emerson University spoke at our Feb. 9 Meeting

“Navigating Conversation of Race with Truth and Dignity

Our February guest speaker was David C. Howse, Vice President of Emerson University who gave an eloquent presentation about “navigating conversations of race with truth and dignity.”  He followed his presentation with a Q & A from our on-line members.


***RCRTA will have on-line Zoom meetings until further notice***

Upcoming Events

May 5, 2021 — (1:30) Executive Board Meeting – Officers and Committee Chairs

June 1, 2021Annual Potluck Luncheon honoring new retirees

Journey Home Donation

Rutherford County Retired Teacher Association donated $100 to The Journey Home day shelter for the homeless.   (Due to the Covid-19 virus, all RCRTA Journeys Home Volunteer days have been suspended.)

RCRTA is a service organization composed of retired teachers from Murfreesboro City Schools, Rutherford County Schools, Middle Tennessee State University, and retirees who have moved to Rutherford county. Our goal is to support education and to serve our community.