Donations for Hurricane Harvey relief by check can be made to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37839 Boone IA 50037-0839 or Salvation Army P.O. Box 1959 Atlanta Ga 30301 and NYSUT Disaster Relief Fund NYSUT Headquarters 800 Troy-Schenectady Rd Latham NY 12110.
Donations can be made on line and by phone – check the website of the above organizations for directions. Be careful – donation to known organizations only – unfortunately scams abound in situations like this.
On September 12 the R-UTN Annual Picnic will once again be held on the beautiful grounds of the Vanderbilt Museum in Centerport, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Plan to join friends and former colleagues, welcome new retirees, and enjoy a delicious picnic buffet. Admission is free to paid-up R-UTN members, and guest are welcome for $10. RSVP by August 29 when you send your membership form to Membership Chair, Judy Bensimon.
The Vanderbilt Museum is also offering free admission to the 2:00 p.m. Planetarium show. Parking on the grounds is free, and a shuttle is available to members in need of assistance from the parking lot to the luncheon tent.