Author: Brian Ginty

RETIREE BBQ

    On June 12, 2019, we shall be holding our annual Retiree BBQ. If you are planning on attending, you must notify us, and submit a cheque in the amount of $25 per person. Your name MUST be submitted by May 17, 2019, in order for us to get the correct number of steaks, baked potatoes, etc. Make the cheque payable to Local 88.  Your cheque should show that it is for the BBQ !! At the BBQ...

New Retirees

We held our 3rd meeting of the year on March 13, 2019. It was a great crowd with 50 in attendance. Jeff Banks, Rob Gallace, and Kim DeGraaf were speakers. Congratulations go out to Brian Conklin, Phil Searay, Dan Wilson, Glen Broome, Mark Reeystone, Don Tribe, Chris Pasek, John Berzins, Ken Kingsbury, Terry Tomlinson, Dave Burke, and Herb Ryder, on their retirement. They received their retirement ...

RETIREE MEETING

This month our meeting is on Wednesday, March 13. I shall be bringing Irish stew for the potluck lunch. Sure now, and It may be a day early, but I like to think of it as being ready and (very) willing to start the St Patrick’s Day celebrations early. We shall start at 10 am, and there will be new retiree watches to hand out. So come and join in on the congratulations. SLAINTE!!

Retiree meetings

On February 13, we held our second meeting of 2019. Even though the weather wasn’t being kind, 15 of us managed to get together. Congratulations are in order as 7 retiree watches were handed out to new retirees. Meeting dates for the next short while are March 13 April 10 May 8 and June 12 (Annual BBQ) All meetings start at 10:00 am SHARP(ish) !! Your Executive Board members look forward to ...

Retirees and Driving

As retired workers, we spend more time in our vehicles. With the new driving laws now in effect, here are a few tips, courtesy of Finch Chevrolet in London.. Distracted Driving Know what counts as distracted driving – and the penalties you could face for it – before you get behind the wheel. Your friends here at Finch Chevrolet wanted to take a minute to let you know about Ontario̵...

RETIREE UPDATES

This is just a reminder that we have a meeting coming up on February 13, starting at 10 am (sharp?). We shall be handing out up to 11 new retirement watches at this time. As I attended the pre-retirement seminar no Saturday, February 2, 2019, I have been given a few event offers. Come to the meeting and hear about them. One of the events is a bus trip. Julie Fenn is offering a bus trip to Niagara ...

Rally

Retirees. Unifor is holding a rally at Dieppe Gardens, 78 Riverside Dr. W., in Windsor on January 11th. National has booked some buses already. If you wish to be on one of them, you need to email Sister Dolan at           Barb.Dolan@unifor.org         in order to book a seat. The buses are leaving from these locations.They will be straight runs to Windsor, so maximum seating (55) is hoped for. 1) ...

Retiree meeting

On January 9, 2019, we shall be holding the first meeting of this new year. As usual, the meeting will start at 10:00 am sharp. I would ask that you submit your annual dues check of $24.00 at this time. Although not a lot of money, these dues will go towards financing bus trips, euchre games, etc, throughout the year. At the meeting, we shall be brought up-to-date on events at the plant, and what ...