ECC Retiree Advisory Committee

The ECC Foundation promotes connections between all retired ECC employees through active engagement. Activities include educational and social events, as well as volunteer and philanthropic opportunities across the college.

Contact the Foundation office to learn about upcoming events at or 847-214-7377.

ECCP-3 Members Annual Meeting and Luncheon

When: April 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Spartan Drive Campus, Building E, Dining Room, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, IL 60123 | View campus map
Registration: Complete the registration form below OR follow the instructions provided via email directly from ECCP-3. The event is free for current ECCP-3 members, however the courtesy of an rsvp is requested by no later than April 11.

ECCP-3 welcomes Dr. David Sam, PhD, JD, LLM, President of Elgin Community College and Dr. Peggy Heinrich, Vice President of Teaching, Learning, and Student Development to present the keynote address, “Community Colleges in the Illinois Financial Crisis.”

The meeting agenda includes:

  • 10:30 a.m. - Social Hour
  • 11 a.m. - Welcome
  • 11:30 a.m. - Lunch
  • 12 p.m. - Keynote Address
  • 12:30 p.m. - Pension Update
  • 1 p.m. - ECC Foundation Update
  • 1:05 p.m. - ECCP-3 Business Meeting

Raffle baskets will be available with proceeds supporting the ECC Pension Plan Participants Scholarship. Gifts to the scholarship fund or to support this event are welcome and can be made through the form below. For additional questions, please email

ECCP-3 Members Annual Meeting and Luncheon Registration

ECC Retirees Dessert Reception in the Safety Kleen Gallery and Winston Churchill: The Blitz Randy Otto as Winston Churchill

ECC Retirees Dessert Reception

When: Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Spartan Drive Campus, Building H, Safety Kleen Gallery, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, IL 60123 | View campus map

Winston Churchill: The Blitz Randy Otto as Winston Churchill

When: Sunday, April 28 at 3 p.m. | Event details
Location: Spartan Drive Campus, Building H, Blizzard Theatre, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, IL 60123 | View 

Registration: Kindly purchase performance tickets for you and your guests directly from the ECC Box Office in person or by phone at 847-622-0300. Be sure to tell the Box Office you are with the ECC Retiree Group. The special group price for ECC Retirees and their guests is $27.60 per ticket; a 20% discount off the regular ticket price.

The ECC Arts Center Box Office is open Mondays through Thursdays from 12 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 12 to 5 p.m. The deadline to purchase discounted tickets with the ECC Retirees for this performance is April 8, 2018.

ECC Retirees are invited to a complimentary, pre-performance dessert reception in the Safety Kleen Gallery, courtesy of the ECC Foundation.

Hamilton Exhibit Meet-Up

When: Wednesday, May 22, 2019, arrive at Hamilton Exhibit Entrance by 12:40 p.m. for the 1 p.m. timed entry as a group.
LocationNortherly Island in Chicago. Please note – participants are responsible to provide their own transportation to and from the exhibit. | Get directions
Registration: Reservations are first-come, first served so please contact the Retiree Committee as soon as possible by phone 847-214-7746 or email A limited number of group tickets are available for ECC Retirees and their guests. The tickets are non-changeable and are valid for entry only on May 22 at 1 p.m. Payment details will be provided when your reservation is confirmed.

Monthly “Third Thursdays” Breakfast Get-Togethers

Find a seat at the ECC Retirees breakfast table every “Third Thursday” to catch up with fellow ECC retirees.

When: March 21, April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18, August 15, September 19, October 17, November 21 and December 19 at 8:30 a.m.
LocationBrianna's Pancake Café Restaurant at 572 Randall Rd., South Elgin, IL 60177 | Get directions
Registration: No RSVP needed.

Separate checks are provided and Brianna's accepts most major credit cards or checks along with cash.

Spartan Terrace Restaurant

Make a reservation and mention you are an ECC Retirees to save $2 on a lunch entrée! For the spring 2019 semester, the restaurant is open for lunch on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.


  • March 12, 19, & 21

  • April 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, & 30

  • May 2

Volunteer Opportunities

ECC Retirees are valued members of the ECC community! If you want to continue to make a difference helping ECC students and the college, various volunteer opportunities are available year round.

Spring 2019 volunteer opportunities include:

  • Callers for the “Registration Phone-a-thon” on April 15, 16, and 18.
  • “Wardrobe Assistants” helping students before Commencement Ceremonies on May 18.
  • Various roles for the ECC Foundation Golf Classic on June 17.
  • Arts Center volunteer ushers are needed year round.

Volunteer opportunities are also shared by ECCP-3 and in the ECC Retiree Facebook Group. To sign up or to receive more information about volunteer opportunities at ECC, please contact the ECC Foundation at 847-214-7377 or

Retiree Facebook Group

Hear about more upcoming events, get-togethers, and other happenings while you stay connected with other ECC retirees. Request to join this closed group on the Retiree Facebook group Facebook page.