Friday, March 7, 2014

March Event Calendar

March 2014

Spring is almost here! Below you'll find the latest news and some upcoming events our Union is holding throughout March.


General Membership Meeting
Wednesday, March 12, 20147:00 PM @ UFCW 1500 HQ

Get involved at our first General Membership meeting of the year.  Have your questions on contracts, health benefits, pensions and negotiations answered by your Union Reps. and Executives.

The meeting is held at UFCW Local 1500 HQ:
425 Merrick Ave. Westbury, NY 11590.  

Emergency Blood DriveMarch 25, 20142:00- 8:00 PM @ UFCW 1500 HQ

Make a difference in your community, give blood!  After a cold winter filled with blood shortages, the New York Blood Center has reached out and asked our union for help.

Please donate or volunteer on March 25th, so we can help others in desperate need of blood!  RSVP is necessary, food and refreshments will be served throughout the day.

March Newsletter Now Available Online

Check out the latest edition of The Register, our quarterly periodical addressing important issues our union faces each day.  

Inside this issue we take a close look at our Organizing Team's fight against Mrs. Green's Natural Market in Mt. Kisco, we check-in at Whitestone Key Food, give a 2014 Political outlook and much more!  Download your copy (PDF) here!

After you've read it, we'd like to know what you think!  Simply reply to this message or email with your comments or suggestions!

UFCW International Scholarship: Apply Today - June 20, 2014!

In 2014 the UFCW International will award several Scholarships, up to $8,000 each, to UFCW members or their unmarried dependents under the age of 20.  The application will be available online through June 20, 2014.  

If you're unable to apply online, you may request an application by writing to: UFCW  International Union, Attn: Scholarship Program, 1775 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006. If you need the scholarship rules or an application in another language, please contact us at 1-800-551-4010 and we will obtain assistance for you. 

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