Log in


Our Next Meeting:  JULY

Topic: "The Manufacturing Center of 2021" 

Speaker: Sheila Freeman, PMUSA Vice President, Manufacturing 

When: 27 July 2021 11:00 AM, EDT  ONLINE

Registration deadline is Thursday, July 22nd


When: 15 Jul 2021 11:00 AM, EDT

Where: Video Conference


Speakers: Bill Wei of VIA Benefits and Amy Caine Director, Health & Welfare Benefits, Altria Client Services


In case you missed this important presentation, we have posted the slides that also include Q&A information at the end of the presentation.


Here is a link to the slides (with Q&A)


If you are a member, you have access to the entire presentation with additional questions and answers submitted during the meeting (1 hr+) HERE. (Please do not share this link.)  

PMARA Picnic

Our Summer Picnic is ON!    Mark your calendar.

When: Tuesday, September 14th

Where: Huguenot Park Shelter #1 in Chesterfield County

Time:   11:00 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Cost: $5 (member), $15 (guest) 

Please join your fellow retirees for our annual picnic on September 14th at Huguenot Park, Shelter #1 (10901 Robious Road, Richmond).  Games start at 11 a.m.  A catered BBQ lunch by Sibley's will be served at noon.  The cost will be $5 for members, $15 for non-members/guests. Registration is required.  

The deadline to register is August 31st. Click on the link below to register. If you have any questions, send email to: retireesconnection@gmail.com   Subject: Picnic

PMUSA Retiree and 2021 Christmas Mother

Phyllis Taylor Poats

Thank You fellow Philip Morris and Altria Retirees' Association Members for your support of the Christmas Mother Program

2021 Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother 

The Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother will be back to normal operations for 2021

Website:  Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother

  • Donations are welcome. Links are on the website for our Amazon Wishlist, gift cards or for monetary donations.
  • Individuals and groups will be able to sponsor a family again this year. If interested, you can contact our office at 804-748-1183 after October 1, 2021.
  • If anyone wishes to volunteer at the distribution center in December, sign up for a time on our website starting in mid-November.

Applications for assistance for families and seniors will be accepted during the 3rd week of September.

Dates and times will be on the Christmas Mother website and Facebook page in August.

Exciting Member Discounts on

Ste. Michelle Wines including April and October Penny Shipping!

We are very pleased to let you know that the employee discount with Ste. Michelle Wine Estates (SMWE), an Altria Company, is available to active PM and Altria Retirees Association Members (PMARA). The SMWE employee shop offers online discounts of 50% on a collection of distinctive wines from the Pacific Northwest, California, and other wine estate partnerships.  Please logon to the PMARA site using your e-mail and password. Then, click this link under Members-Only > Discounts > Ste. Michelle Wine Discounts, and follow the instructions to register for this exciting program!

*Note that we send member information to SMWE at the end of each month resulting in a delay of up to a month between the date you give permission to share your email with SMWE and when you can set up your SMWE account and place an order.

Monthly Meeting Information

  • July 27: Sheila Freeman, PMUSA Vice President, Manufacturing  "The Manufacturing Center of 2021"Online
  • August 24: "2021 Virginia Elections" -John Rainey, Altria Senior Director of State Gov't Affairs  Online
  • September 14: Annual Picnic
  • September 28:  "State of the Business"  Billy Gifford, Altria CEO
  • October 26:  Annual Benefits Presentation
  • November:  Non-Smokable Products/Organizations and our Investment
  • December 7:  Holiday Luncheon
Meeting Directions & Information

Click Below to Register !

COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS Resources from Altria and Cigna 

Please go to MEMBERS-ONLY > Corona Virus Updates/Information for the latest information.

Are You a Member?

If not, you are missing out on the benefits of membership, such as:

  • Virtual networking with other retirees
  • Keeping informed about important company changes & benefits info
  • Political involvement
  • Discounts for local events, products and services, and Ste Michelle Wine
  • Email notices for meetings, events, & political action opportunities
  • Access to our online Retiree Directory
  • Informative videos from some of our monthly meetings
  • Links to helpful information concerning retirees
  • Reduced rate for annual Christmas luncheon

To register online, just click JOIN in the top navigation bar. Then complete the application to sign up for online access. Once approved, you can log in to gain access to our Members-Only section. For more information on (Richmond) PMARA membership, CLICK HERE
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software