1370 Ontario St. - Mezzanine, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Secretary-Treasurers
Information
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

BLET Division 266 hosts Marty Kinder Benefit

CLEVELAND, January 15 — The members of BLET Division 266 (Savannah, Ill.) are hosting a benefit for Brother Marty Kinder who suffered a severe on-duty injury last month.

On December 10, 2012, while on duty as a conductor working for the Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad (DM&E) in the Savannah Yard, Brother Kinder was involved in an incident resulting in the loss of his right arm. Brother Kinder, 43, first joined the Brotherhood on January 1, 2010. He and his wife have two children: a son in the eighth grade and a daughter in college at Northern Illinois University. BLET members on the DM&E property are represented by General Chairman Pete Semenek of the CP Rail/U.S. General Committee of Adjustment.

The benefit will help Brother Kinder and his family through this difficult time. It will be held at Flipper’s Island Bar (407 Pearl St., Sabula, IA 52070) from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, January 19. Events will include a 50/50 raffle, silent auction, dart tournament, private donations, other raffles, food and drinks. Anyone with questions should contact brother Emilio Villalobos, Secretary-Treasurer of Division 266: miov1027@gmail.com; or (563) 580-0034. There is also a Facebook page for the event.

Those who cannot attend but wish to make a donation should make checks payable to "Marty Kinder Benefit" and mail them to Brother Villalobos at: 104 California St., Savanna, IL 61074.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
bentley@ble-t.org

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

© 1997-2015 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

National Negotiations

DAILY HEADLINES

Teamster Nation: Get the latest updates in the War on Workers
After rising sharply in 2012 and 2013, Canada's oil by rail exports declined in 2015
AAR: Rail traffic up 0.4 percent compared to 2014 for week ending August 22
Talgo to receive $9.75 million from Wisconsin taxpayers in train lawsuit
Opinion: Scott Walker fails Wisconsin on transportation
Help for short line railroads seen as boost to rural Oregon economy
Railroads report no major damage from Northwest fires (so far)
BNSF says court order could disrupt economy
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
Schumer: Use leftover Sandy money to fix NYC rail tunnels
After foiled mass shooting, France examines train security
Amtrak ready to allow roll-on bike service between Pittsburgh, D.C.

More Headlines