March 2008 Calendar & Events


APRIL 18... U.S. Railroad Retirement Board Informational Conferences, Minn. & Mich.

The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board will hold two free seminars on April 11; one in Eagan, Minn., and one in Romulus, Mich. Registration for both begins at 8 a.m. Program begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. The Eagan conference is at the Best Western Dakota Ridge, 3450 Washington Dr., I-35 E & Yankee Doodle Road. The Romulus conference is at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 8000 Merriman Road. Per Railroad Retirement Board request, elected BLET officials only, please!


APRIL 24... U.S. Railroad Retirement Board Informational Conference, New York

At the Coral House, 70 Milburn Ave. Begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 12:30 p.m.


JUNE 15-19... 81st Annual Southeastern Meeting Association, Montgomery, Ala.

Chairman Jason Popwell of BLET Division 495 will host the 81st annual SMA at the Embassy Suites in Montgomery, Ala. See inside this issue for registration form and convention details.


JULY 6-10... 70th Annual Eastern Union Meeting Association, Huron, Ohio

Arrangements Chairman Rodney Cutlip is planning the 2008 EUMA at Sawmill Creek Resort, which is a 45-minute drive east of BLET National Division headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio. Be sure to visit for information. Also, see inside this issue for registration form.


AUGUST 17-20... 68th International Western Convention, San Luis Obispo, Calif.

Chairman Mike Galvani hosts the 2008 IWC at the Embassy Suites Hotel-San Luis Obispo. Details to come soon!


SEPTEMBER 14-18... 73rd Southwestern Convention Meeting, St. Louis, Mo.

Chairman David Grimes and the members of Division 42 host the 2008 SWCM at the St. Louis Hilton at the Ballpark (One South Broadway, St. Louis, Mo.). More details to come!



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