April 2008 Calendar & Events


APRIL 25... U.S. Railroad Retirement Board Informational Conferences, Mo. and N.J.

The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board will conduct two free informational conferences. Registration for the programs is at 8 a.m., with each beginning promptly at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 12:30 p.m. The first is in St. Louis, Mo. (Holiday Inn South County Center, 6921 Sout Lindbergh Blvd.) and the second is in East Hanover, N.J. (Ramada Conference Center, 130 Route 10 West). Per Railroad Retirement Board request, elected BLET officials only, please!


MAY 2... U.S. Railroad Retirement Board Informational Conferences, Mo. and Pa.

The RRB will conduct two informational conferences on May 2. The first is in Kansas City, Mo. (Embassy Suites, Kansas City Airport, 7640 Tiffany Springs Parkway) and the second is in Altoona, Pa. (Ramada Conference Center, 1 Sheraton Drive). Time of meetings is the same as April 25 listing above.


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 March 2008 issue or www.ble-t.org 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. Be sure to visit www.EUMA2008.com for information, or March 2008 issue for registration form.


AUGUST 17-21... 68th International Western Convention, San Luis Obispo, Calif.

Chairman Mike Galvani hosts the 2008 IWC at the Embassy Suites Hotel-San Luis Obispo.


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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