May 2001 Calendar & Events

Chairman W.J. Spriggs Jr. and members of BLE Division 779 (Manchester, Ga.) are hosting this year's convention at Callaway Gardens resort. Hotel reservations can be made by calling (800) CALLAWAY. Members interested in attending can contact Brother Spriggs at (706) 989-0064, or see April 2001 Newsletter for registration forms.


Due to overwhelming request, this training seminar will be held at the Clark Kerr Campus of U.C. Berkley, and will cover all aspects of the Local Chairman's duties and responsibilities. Among other tasks, members will participate hands-on in a simulated disciplinary hearing. Space is limited to first 25 BLE members who register. Interested parties can register by contacting Barbara Kara of the BLE's Education & Training Dept. at (216) 241-2630, ext. 238.


Please see page 7 of this issue for contact information and registration forms. For details, contact EUMA Arrangements Chairman Sonny Kertesz at (732) 458-7642 or at <>.


Randy Schneider hosts this year's SWCM, which will be held at the Double Tree Hotel at Corporate Woods in Overland Park, Kan. Members interested in attending can contact Brother Schneider at (913) 681-1789. Room rates are $89 per day, plus tax. For reservations, contact the Doubletree Hotel at: (913) 451-6100 or (800) 222-TREE.


At the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami, Fla. See Spring 2001 Locomotive Engineers Journal for details; See pages 2-3 of April 2001 Newsletter for official list of delegates.




2001 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers