Welcome to the Club’s New Outreach to Retirement

Noelle Kauffman
Director of Sales

Are you retired or planning to retire soon?

The Employees Club of California can assist you in making the retirement process seamless.

Hi I’m Noelle Kauffman, the Club’s Director of Sales with 12 years of insurance experience. We’ve set up this new page as a resource for you as you plan for retirement, or are living your best life in retirement already.

We’re here to support you!

If you have insurance plans with the Club, it is important that you speak with a Club Retiree Counselor to complete the correct paperwork to continue your deductions. The great news is that Club Membership for Retirees costs only $4 a month and can be conveniently deducted from your pension. As a Retiree, you are entitled to group rated insurance benefits such as life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, long-term care, funeral pre-planning service, and our popular legal plan by MetLife.

Enjoy the most of your new beginning by allowing the Club to guide you through the retirement process. Make an appointment with our Retirement Specialists today!

Congratulations on your Retirement and be well!

Resources for Club Retirees or Those About to Retire

2022 Events

Annual Picnic (LARFPA)
June 1, 10 a.m.
Almansor Court
700 S. Almansor St., Alhambra
Reservations: events@larfpa.org

Annual Picnic (LADWP Association)
June 4 Canceled/pandemic

Annual Fall Meeting (LADWP Association)
Oct. 1 Canceled/pandemic

Annual Holiday Celebration (LARFPA)
Dec. 10
Sheraton Universal Hotel
333 Universal Hollywood Dr.
Universal City

Contact Information

Employees Club of California
Club contact: help@employeesclub.com

LA City Employees Retirement System (LACERS) (City Dept.)
(800) 779-8328

LADWP Retirees Association
Dolores Foley, President
(949) 388-1206

Fire and Police Pensions (City Dept.)
(844) 885-2377

LA Retired Fire and Police Association (LARFPA)
(888) 288-5073

Retired Los Angeles City Employees, Inc. (RLACEI)
(800) 678-4145, Ext. 0


Events Coming Up For Retirees
Here are some current programs to help with your planning.


Learn about your retirement options and benefits at an upcoming Planning for Retirement webinar, hosted by the LACERS Member Engagement team. Register via your MyLACERS account. Upcoming dates include:

Thurs., May 12 (9 a.m.) (Tier 3)
Tues., May 17 (4:30 p.m.)
Sat., May 21 (9 a.m.)
Thurs., May 26 (9 a.m.)
Sat., June 4 (9 a.m.)

Application Portal Demonstration

Take time to learn about LACERS’ exciting new Retirement Application Portal (RAP). Visit lacers.org/applying-retirement for more details and sign up for an upcoming RAP Demonstration webinar at 11 a.m. Tues., May 3 or noon Tuesday, May 31 via your MyLACERS account at mylacers.lacers.org.

Applying for Retirement Online

Members are encouraged to submit their retirement application 60 days before their retirement date when using LACERS’ new Retirement Application Portal (RAP). The RAP is a great asset to LACERS Members that helps to streamline the retirement process. While the filing period is within 30 to 60 days of your retirement date, starting your application early and submitting it on the first day you can at the 60-day-prior mark, will allow for a couple of benefits. These include having ample time to discover any complications and address them without having to move your retirement date, as well as ensuring LACERS staff has time to meet your retirement date request.

For example, if your desired retirement date is Aug. 27, 2022, you would aim to submit your retirement application in the portal on June 23, 2022. For more information, please visit lacers.org/applying-retirement.

Events Coming Up For Retirees:

Register for these virtual events below through your MyLACERS account or by calling LACERS.

If you need assistance, email LacersWell@lacers.org Space is limited for each event so be sure to sign up early. To view additional dates and information, visit: lacers.org/lacers-well-events

Kaiser Well-Being Classes on Healthy Eating
Thurs., May 12, and Tues., May 17, 10 a.m.

Mom’s Computer Technology Class
Wed., May 11, 3 p.m.

Fitness Made Simple: Exercise Class
Wed., May 18, 9:30 a.m.

Financial Scams Class
Thurs., May 19, 10 a.m.

Brain Health Class
Wed., May 25, 2 p.m.

Aging Mastery Program
LACERS’s five-week, twice weekly Aging Mastery Program is scheduled three times this year: at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in June and September.

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