Encore Bears Resources

Policy for Hiring Managers

If you are interested in rehiring a retiree, you may read the policy requirements and access the retired employee approvals packet form here.

Encore Bears Cards

Managers and Supervisors: Feel free to use these Encore Bears card resources for your retiring staff members.


  1. Simply click and download your blank Encore Bears Card below. [Note: If using a browser preview, Zoom Out to preview the entire PDF. Half of the image will look upside down. This is set-up for 2 sided printing.]
  2. Open downloaded PDF file in a PDF viewer such as Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  3. Print the file, we recommend a lightweight cardstock. [Note: Make sure your printer is set to '2-sided printing, best quality']
  4. Trim out the excess card/paper on the top and bottom of the card.
  5. Fold along the middle vertical mark so that the image stays on the outside.
  6. Personalize your greeting and, if possible, hand deliver to recipient before they retire.