GCofA Secretary-Treasurer refresher course coming on April 12-14

The BLET Education and Training Department will conduct a refresher class for General Committee Secretary-Treasurers from April 12­14 in Cleveland, Ohio.

During the three-day session, GCA S/Ts will review LM-2 reporting, membership reporting, filing reporting requirements, bond requirements, computer applications, and changes for 2005. There will also be a review of methods for filing various Department of Labor and Railroad Retirement reports, as well as Federal tax returns. A representative from the Department of Labor will be on hand to answer S-Ts' questions and have tips regarding the preparation of LM-2 reports.

Presenters will include Bill Walpert, BLET National Secretary-Treasurer; Dr. Elaine Reese, Director of Compliance; Ken Kroeger, BLET Special Rep & Coordinator of the Education & Training Department; Bob Broka, Director of Records; and Walt Schmidt, Director of Online Services.

The workshop will take place at the BLET National Division headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio (1370 Ontario St.).

Register for the class at http://www.ble-t.org/gcast .

The class will start at 9 a.m. on April 12 and end at noon on April 14.

Secretary-Treasurers who attend are responsible for their transportation costs as well as their room and board.

A discount rate as been secured at Sheraton Cleveland City Centre Hotel, 777 Saint Clair Avenue NE (This is within walking distance to the National office).

The room rate is $85 per night. To make your reservations, please call Patti Smith, Administrative Assistant to the NST, at (216) 241-2630, extension 227, or e-mail her your information (name, arrival date, departure date, credit card number and expiration date to hold your room) to: pmsmith@ble-t.org.

Please make your reservations by March 22, 2005. Requests after the cut-off date will be honored on a space-and-rate-availability basis. You may not be able to obtain the discounted rate of $85 per night.

If you have any questions, please contact Ken Kroeger of the BLET Education & Training Dept. at (216) 272-0986 or kroeger@ble-t.org .



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