FUNDS FOR FRIENDS @ THE TURTLE, TBA
Join us at
the Greene Turtle Salisbury for "Funds for Friends!" This is a fantastic
fundraising partnership the Greene Turtle does every month, in
which they donate a portion of the day's profits to an
organization. So bring all your friends
and family and come out, any time, all day, to the
Greene Turtle in Salisbury next to Barnes & Noble for good food
and a good time!!!!!!! We'll see you there!
Wear your 4246 shirt!
For more info, Contact
TO ALL MEMBERS:
REMINDER: YOUR UNION DUES ARE TAX
PUBLIC SAFETY EMPLOYER-EMPLOYEE COOPERATION ACT IS IN DANGER
The local just received word
that the Collective Bargaining bill, that passed by a
landslide vote in the U.S. House of Representatives, is in
danger of losing in the U.S. Senate. Senate offices in every
state are being bombarded by phone calls from supporters of our
two greatest enemies, National Right to Work and League of
The Local is asking that each
member, please, contact our State Senators either by email or
phone and ask them to support this bill.
The message to deliver:
Tell them to co-sponsor and support Senator Judd
Gregg(R-NH)ís bill to help fire fighters and police
officers. Tell them the bill provides a voice in the workplace
and that it passed in the House with well over 300 votes. Tell
them to call Judd and co-sponsor his Public Safety
Employer-Employee Cooperation Act.
desperately need all your help to get this bill passed. Lets not
be outdone by these anti-union groups.
WE CAN WIN
THIS BATTLE, BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP!
Our Senators contact information:
BENJAMIN L. CARDIN
CLICK HERE TO EMAIL SENATOR CARDIN
BARBARA A. MIKULSKI
HERE TO EMAIL SENATOR MIKULSKI
PLEASE CALL &
EMAIL, AND ASK YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO DO THE SAME.
NEW 4246 T-SHIRTS!
Brother Colegrove should be
receiving a shipment of new t-shirts the first week of April, in
three color choices
- BLACK, BLUE and GRAY,
and in a variety of sizes. And to make the
Ladies of the IAFF 4246 feel thought of, he has
ordered some fitted tees for them-so Ladies get your shirts
before they're gone, he only got a limited few this time!!
Guys- make sure you put some $ aside with your next paycheck to
get your tee. Any questions - contact Brother Colegrove.
On April 22nd & 23rd. 2009, Brothers
Colgrove, and Knapp attended the auuual MDA
/ IAFF conference in Richmond, VA. in order to gain
information on how Local 4246 can help this great cause.
More to come.
Contact Brother Colegrove if you would like to
help out with our MDA committee.
MARCH OF DIMES
Again, this year, Local 4246 was well
represented by our team in the March of Dimes Walk America, on
Sunday, April 24, 2009. We had several
Local members, as well as family members participate in the walk
and help raise money for this very important cause!
We encourage everyone to join our team next year- it is never
too late to sign up with us, and it is always painless!
Click on this link to go to the March of Dimes website