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

Hotel rooms going fast for 2014 IWC

CLEVELAND, May 22 — Brother Dave Brown, host chairman of this year’s International Western Convention (IWC) in Minneapolis, reports that hotel rooms are going quickly and he is urging all BLET members who wish to attend to make their room reservations as soon as possible.

Guests will stay at the Minneapolis Hilton (1001 Marquette Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55403) and reservations can be made online or by calling (612) 376-1000 or (866) 256 2678. Be sure to ask for the BLET group rate when making your reservations by phone. The room rate is $135 per night, plus tax, if reserved prior to June 6, 2014. However, the rooms are going quickly and the BLET room block may become full prior to that deadline. The $135 room rate is good three days prior and three days after the event, but rooms are subject to availability.

Brother Brown advises that Minneapolis has the largest fireworks display west of the Mississippi River for those who wish to extend their stay through the July 4 holiday.

Six educational workshops are currently on the tentative agenda for this year’s IWC, along with a Mississippi River dinner cruise, the annual golf tournament, and a trip to the world-famous Mall of America.

For more information, please see previous News Flash or visit or visit www.ble-t.org/info/meetings/iwc/ or www.2014iwc.org.

For any additional help, please contact Brother Brown by phone or email: (612) 987-2711 or MNSLBC@gmail.com.

Thursday, May 22, 2014
bentley@ble-t.org

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

© 1997-2014 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Safety Task Force Hotline
800-306-5414

Decertification Helpline
800-393-2716

DAILY HEADLINES

Teamster Nation: Get the latest updates in the War on Workers
California high-speed rail project wins major court victory
NTSB: Broken rail caused derailment in Ellicott City, Md.
Teamsters praise Obama crackdown on companies that abuse workers
Teamsters Canada-Rail Traffic Controllers reach tentative agreement with CP Rail
Editorial: Keep oil and coal train safety on track
Senator Durbin: Amtrak on-time performance suffering from CN obstructions and delays
Viral video highlights dangers of rail trespass
AAR: Combined weekly rail traffic up 3.8 percent over 2013 for week ending July 26
Study says contamination in Lac-Megantic may be less than original estimate
Pennsylvania Teamsters endorse Tom Wolf for governor
Crews repair damaged New Mexico train tracks
Union Pacific announces 10 percent dividend increase for 3Q 2014
China-Mexico deal could boost Union Pacific hub traffic in Santa Teresa
Opinion: The incredible shrunken U.S. corporate tax

More Headlines


Enter your e-mail address to receive BLET news updates.

Subscribe  Unsubscribe