Dear H. C. S. C. Friends,
Our 2019 JCPenney Retiree H.C.S.C. National
Convention was a wonderful, fun-filled and positive event – from the
Opening Reception to the planned Tours, to the Fifty-year Pin
Ceremony, and culminating with the Closing Banquet and the
presentation by JCPenney CEO Jill Soltau.
Jill is focusing her leadership on the customer, and providing the
right merchandise and environment for the
customer looking forward to spending more time on their next store
Her comments were favorably received by the attendees, and a number
of our retirees gathered around her for “photo ops” after the
Everyone I spoke with that weekend was having a great time reuniting
with long-time friends and enjoying the accommodations and exemplary
service at the Sacramento Grand Hyatt.
If you missed this opportunity to get together, my hope is you will
be able to attend next time, as I have received several notes from
attendees that this was a very special time for them.
want to thank national board members Robin Caldwell
and David Kloose, co-chairs for the event for planning
and accomplishing a top-notch occasion. They, along with Tom
Clarke, who managed the Fifty-year Pin Ceremony are to be
applauded for their outstanding efforts to make this a meaningful
This would not have been possible, though, without the additional
help of more than thirty other retirees who contributed at the
Welcome Desk, including putting together the welcome bags; assisting
with the Fifty-year Pin ceremony and the Hospitality Room. I also
want to commend the JCPenney District Manager, Laura
Muzatko, for her and her staff’s support of our
We look forward with excited anticipation to future H. C. S. C.
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