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DEAR (Detroit Edison Alliance of Retirees) is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to speaking in a uniform and united voice whose purpose is to maintain retirement provisions of all Detroit Edison Company Retirees and MCN Retirees covered under their respective retirement plans. We are working to provide for our security in retirement earned over our many years of dedicated service. DEAR is not affiliated in any manner with DTE Energy Company or any of its subsidiaries and operates solely on monetary donations from its members. Read more about how you can donate>>


2019 ANNUAL MEETING

The DEAR Annual Meeting was held on Wednesday May 8, 2019 at the Ukrainian Cultural Center. The guest speaker for the meeting was Diane Antishin, Vice President of Human Resources Operations for DTE Energy followed by Tracy Thomas, Community Engagement Specialist also from DTE.

For those of you who may not have been able to attend this year’s meeting, we have the slides for you to view here:

Diane Antishin slideshow

Tracy Thomas slideshow


ONE-TIME PENSION ADJUSTMENT FOR OLDER RETIREES

One of the issues that DEAR has been working on with DTE is the declining spending power of our pensions, in particular, for those retired over 30 years. We are pleased to let you know that the results of our work and theirs had positive results.  Read more


DTE ALUMNI NETWORK – A NEW PROGRAM FOR RETIREES

DTE has developed the “Alumni Network” to create an opportunity for retirees to stay engaged long after they’ve left their role as an active employee. The DTE Alumni Network lets you stay connected with company news, fellow employees/alumni and volunteering opportunities. As a DTE alumnus, you can continue to have a positive impact on others by volunteering through Care Force.
Read more about how you can sign up>>