Out of concern for the extra strain on community support resources caused by the current Federal shutdown, the Executive Board voted to make the following $1,000 donations: in memory of Bill Hall (volunteer) to the Family Services Leagues HIHI program providing shelter and other services to the home less; Ecumenical Lay Council Food Pantry and the Homeless Vets organization. In addition a donation to support UTN President Stacey Weisberg’s participation in the Purple Project run raising funds for pancreatic cancer – she is running in memory of our late colleague, Linda Goodman.
Retiree Council – 23 is planning a Holiday Trip to New York City on December 13. The visit will include stops a the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a buffet luncheon Pasta Lovers on West 49th, Rockefeller Center, the Sound and Light Show at Saks 5th Avenue and culminating at Bryant Park to view the tree, skaters and holiday kiosks. Free time is planned in the Rockefeller Center area for shopping and a visit to Saint Patrick’s Cathedral.
Schedule: 9:30 AM Departure: Suffolk NYSUT Office-150 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge (Citibank Building)—10:00 Departure: Nassau NYSUT Office-1000 Woodbury Road, Woodbury
Trip Fee–$110.00 per person, Payable to Retiree Council 23. Deadline to submit payment is November 26. Download the reservation form and return it, with a check for the full amount, to: Christine Guercio/ 6 Cliftwood Place/Kings Park, NY 11754 / 631-265-6556
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Do you want help Get Out the Vote for the November 6 Mid-term elections? NYSUT is operating a Retiree Phone Bank every Tuesday up to and including Election Day. The Phone Banks operate from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., lunch included, and are located at the NYSUT Suffolk Regional office, 150 Vanderbilt Motor Pkwy, Brentwood, NY 11717.
Locally, UTN is also hosting a local phone bank on Tuesday, October 23 from 2:30 – 6:00 p.m. at the UTN office.