September 23, 2014

External Affairs Branch
(916) 795-3991
Robert Udall Glazier, Deputy Executive Officer
Brad Pacheco, Chief, Office of Public Affairs
Contact: Fred Sater, Information Officer

November 7-8 events at Red Lion Hotel Eureka

SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) is hosting CalPERS Benefits Education Events in Eureka this fall to inform members in the North Coast about programs and benefits available to them. These events will take place at the Red Lion Hotel in Eureka on Friday, November 7 and Saturday, November 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

There are more than 3,000 CalPERS members working for the State of California in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties, plus even more members employed by local public agencies and schools in the region, such as Humboldt County, Del Norte County, Humboldt County Office of Education, City of Eureka, and Humboldt State University.

Whether new to CalPERS, in mid-career, or close to retirement, the CalPERS Benefits Education Events offer all CalPERS members a wealth of information about their retirement and health benefits, supplemental savings plans, long-term care coverage, and more. Representatives from CalPERS Regional Offices will be on hand to answer questions.

The events feature breakout sessions specific to both early through mid-career members and those nearing retirement. Topics to be covered include CalPERS Retirement Benefits, CalPERS Health Benefits, and Deferred Compensation. The Deferred Compensation session is sponsored by the California Department of Human Resources' Savings Plus Program. In addition, sessions on my|CalPERS Member Self-Service and Social Security will be offered.

Visit the CalPERS Benefits Education Events page for more information and to register. Members are encouraged to pre-register for their preferred event date but registration is not required and walk-ins are welcome.

CalPERS is the largest public pension fund in the U.S., with approximately $300 billion in assets. CalPERS administers health and retirement benefits on behalf of 3,090 public school, local agency, and state employers. There are nearly 1.7 million members in the CalPERS retirement system and more than 1.3 million members in its health plans. For more information about CalPERS, visit