Pensioner Resources

You have made that big step. Hats off on your well deserved retirement! Below are a few Retirement Clubs to consider joining if you want to meet up with old friends, or just say hello. Several are formed throughout the Chicagoland areas. Meeting are held once a month.

Pensioners of CTA

1st Tuesday of each month
Feb-Jun and Sept-Dec (12:00pm)

Foster Park
1440 W. 84th St
Chicago, IL. 60620

President, Eric D. Minor Sr. (708) 370-1345
Vice-President, Jessie Farley (708) 566-0952

CTA Senior Citizens Retirement Organization

3rd Monday of each month

Czech Plaza Restaurant
7016 W. Cermak Road
Berwyn, IL 60402

President, Jay Hampton (708) 301-8331

Southwest Retirees

2nd Monday of each month (1:00 pm)

Marquette Park 
Field House – Lower Level        
6700 S. Kedzie Avenue 
Chicago, IL 60629 

Treasurer, Marty Dzincioloski  (773) 847-2872

Jeff Park 308 “L” Group

1st Monday of each month

Rivers Casino
3000 S. River Rd. 
Des Plaines, IL 60018

Contact: Joe Anguiano

North Side “L”

2nd Tuesday of each month (10:00am – 12:00pm)

Dappers East
2901 W. Addison
Chicago, IL 60618

Contact: Harold (773) 391-7263

Retirement Plan for CTA Employees & Retiree Healthcare Trust Meetings

4th Thursday of each month (9:30am to 12:00pm)

Location varies

Check the Retirement Plan website for location

Contact: ATU Local 308 (312) 782-4665

Pioneer Retirement Club

2nd Tuesday of each month (12:00 pm)

The White Eagle Restaurant
6839 N. Milwaukee
Niles, IL 60741

President, Frank Ippolito (847) 421-3871

South/Southwest “L”

2nd Wednesday of each month (10:00am-12:00pm)

Dan’s Soul Food and Bakery
2523 W. 79th St.
Chicago, IL 60652

Contact: Derek (Big Cheese) Gross (773) 744-3529

West Side “L”

Every Wednesday of each month (9:00am – 11:00am)

Madison Park Kitchen
7525 W. Madison
Forest Park, IL 60130

Contact: John Woods (708) 257-7455

CTA Silver Anniversary Club

2nd Wednesday of each month

Beverly Woods Restaurant
11532 S. Western Avenue
Chicago, IL 60643

President, Earl Allen (773) 224-5902

CTA South Retirement Club

1st Wednesday of each month

Old Country Buffet
16731 S. Torrence Avenue
Lansing, IL 60438

President, Orvan Lyles (773) 721-3485

CTA Romeo Club

Every Thursday (10:00)

Denny’s Restaurant
8349 W. North Ave
Melrose Park IL 60160

Contact: Willie Johnson (773) 237-4007

Westside Retirees

2nd Thursday of each month

Old Country Buffet (Cicero Marketplace)
3035 S Cicero Ave
Chicago, IL 60804

President, Charles Johnson (708) 547-5934

North Side “L”

3rd Thursday of each month (9:00am – 11:00am)

Kingsbury Waffle House
3345 Vollmer Rd.
Flossmoor, IL 60422

Contact: (708) 922-1799