R-UTN Spring Luncheon to be a Joint Event with RC-23

This year’s Annual R-UTN Spring Lunch will be held jointly with NYSUT Retiree Council 23 on June 3rd at the Three Village Inn in Stony Brook. 

Teddy Emanuel, retired Elementary/Middle school teacher and member of the R-UTN Executive Board, will be awarded this year’s NYSUT Community Service Award for her work with CAPS (Child Abuse Prevention Services). NYSUT will honor Teddy and present her award at this joint luncheon on Monday June 3rd.

On behalf of CAPS, Teddy has spoken to numerous school groups about identifying symptoms of abuse and the services available to aid abused children. She has also developed curriculum and presented training sessions for teachers and parents on identifying and dealing with bullying.

We encourage as many of our colleagues as possible to plan on attending the luncheon to honor Teddy. To make your reservation, print the attached PDF RSVP Form and send it, with your check for $28 payable to RC 23,  to Joyce Duck,6 Lily Pond Lane, Eastport  NY  11941.

Aid to Families Displaced by Fire

Over 100 people lost their homes in the East Northport apartment complex fire on March 23. The fire left several families in our school district homeless and in need. Donations of gift cards – Visa, Master Card or Target cards are preferred – can be mailed or dropped off at the UTN office, 81 Larkfield Road, East Northport NY 11731. The UTN will be pass the gift cards to the families for the purchase of clothes, supplies, etc.  Donations in check form should be made out to the UTN and mailed to the Union office.

As posted earlier this week, the UTN is holding a fund raiser for these families this afternoon, beginning at 2:30 p.m., at The Lark on Larkfield Road.

UTN Fund Raiser

A recent apartment fire on Larkfield Road in East Northport left several families in our school district homeless and in need.  The UTN is sponsoring a fund raiser in support of these families.  

Sad News

We are sorry to announce that Ed Nostrand, retired Guidance Counselor and member of the R-UTN Executive Board,  passed away  Friday Evening. His Wife, Doris invites all to a visitation at Brueggemann’s on Friday April 5th from 2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00, and Saturday April 6th from 11:00-2:00, with sa “Words of Remembrance” ceremony  at 1:00 p.m.

Condolences can be sent to Ed’s wife Doris at their home in East Northport or to dorisnostrand@yahoo.com. Donations  in Ed’s memory can be made to Huntington Arts Council,  213 Main Street, Huntington NY 11743 or the Cinema Arts Center 423 Park Avenue, Huntington NY 11743.