Community Partners

TALB appreciates our relationship with community partners that share our values for supporting educators. Below is a list of businesses and organizations that have demonstrated their tangible support and commitment to TALB.

 

NEA ValueBuilders and Security Benefit

NEA ValueBuilder is the retirement savings program for the National Education Association (NEA) provided by Security Benefit, a global financial services firm.  

Our local NEA ValueBuilder financial advisor is Scott Morff and has a long-established history with supporting TALB. His contributions have included:

  • Donating over 400 hot dogs & sausages for TALB's annual picnic for the past several years.
  • Donating door prizes for TALB's annual Rep Training for the past several years.
  • Donating door prizes for First Fridays at TALB.
  • Supporting TALB's K-12 retirement and awards banquet for the past several years.
  • Providing programming for TALB members by facilitating a retirement workshop.

Korie Henry is the Regional Vice President for Security Benefit in our area and he has been actively involved in supporting TALB this year in many ways:

  • Sponsoring all the drinks for TALB's Happy Hour events.
  • Donating door prizes for First Fridays at TALB. 

 

MetLife

MetLife, Inc. is a leading global provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs. Our local MetLife financial representative is Jacqueline Goodreau (who has also recently teamed up with Anthony Krickl). MetLife representatives have a long-established history of supporting TALB:

  • Donating and serving ice cream for TALB's annual picnic for the past several years.
  • Donating door prizes for TALB's annual Rep Training for the past several years.
  • Sponsoring the hot chocolate/tea station at First Fridays at TALB.
  • Supporting TALB's K-12 retirement and awards banquet for the past several years.
  • Providing programming for TALB members by facilitating a retirement workshop and also the retirewise workshop series.

 

Cadence Collective

Cadence Collective comprises of a network of inspiring artists, poets, and performance artists throughout the Long Beach area. Nancy Lynée Woo and Sarah Thursday have consistently supported TALB by referring us to poets and musicians to perform at our First Fridays events at TALB. Visit them at cadencecollective.net/.

 

beachgreens

beachgreens is a family owned values based company based in Long Beach, California that delivers organic and sustainably grown produce direct from local Southern California farmers to your house, apartment, or workplace in the Greater Long Beach area. Visit them at www.beachgreens.com.

Founder Aliye Aydin is contributing her time and knowledge of healthy foods by teaching monthly cooking classes and demonstrations for TALB's Weight Challenge Group

beachgreens offers discounted coupons for all TALB members. At sign-up, enter Coupon code 'HealthyTeachers', to get $25 off your first delivery.

 

Recreation Fitness

Founded in 2008 by Emily Duval Ledger, Recreation Fitness is an eclectic group of personal trainers, yoga teachers, athletes, dancers, surfers, and self-proclaimed nerds with a deep passion for people and fitness. They offer outdoor fit camp and yoga classes, personal training, and nutritional counseling for clients in and around Long Beach, CA, and bring their sense of humor and adventure to every class and training session. In 2010, the team was chosen to be off-camera trainers for the ABC-TV reality show The Revolution, and their clients were among the show's most successful participants. The RecFit team currently works with clients outdoors, at work, in their homes, and at a local gym, and will be opening an indoor training studio of their own in Spring 2015. Visit them at recreationfitness.com.

Emily is contributing her time and knowledge of fitness and health by teaching a monthly nutrition education class and group coaching session for TALB's Weight Challenge Group

Recreation Fitness offers TALB members a rate of $39 for a 10-class pass plus 10% off any personal training.

 

Long Beach Schools (LBS) Financial Credit Union

TALB has had a long-established partnership with LBS Financial Credit Union and its representatives. Jennifer Marine is our local contact and has demonstrated support for TALB by:

  • Donating funds to support the TALB annual picnic for the past several years.
  • Donating door prizes at TALB's annual Rep Training event for the past several years.
  • Supporting TALB's K-12 retirement and awards banquet for the past several years.

 

California Casualty

TALB has had a long-established partnership with California Casualty. Jana Charles is our local contact and is always a friendly face in our office and at TALB events. She has demonstrated support for TALB by:

  • Donating funds to support the TALB annual picnic for the past several years.
  • Donating door prizes at TALB's annual Rep Training event for the past several years.
  • Supporting TALB's K-12 retirement and awards banquet for the past several years.

 

The Standard

Endorsed by the California Teachers Association (CTA), The Standard provides Disability and Life insurance to CTA members. Local representatives have always demonstrated their support for TALB by:

  • Donating funds to support the TALB annual picnic.
  • Donating door prizes at TALB's annual Rep Training event for the past several years.

 

International City Theatre

International City Theatre is a professional, award-winning, non-profit theatre committed to bringing the Southern California community affordable, quality, professional theatre that will be entertaining, intellectually stimulating and emotionally satisfying, and to continuing our growth as a major regional theatre in the United States. For more info, go to ictlongbeach.org.

ICT has partnered with TALB to offer discounted tickets and subscriptions. TALB members receive $10 off any show and/or $51 off (28% discount) off any subscription. Use code 'TALB15'  to get your discount.

 

First Financial Credit Union

TALB is happy to have partnered with First Financial Credit Union for the past several years. They have demonstrated support for TALB by providing door prizes at our annual Rep Training events in the past and now offering door prizes at our First Fridays events.