June 2005 Calendar & Events

 

JULY 3-8, 2005... 65th Annual International Western Convention, Calgary, Alberta

Hosted by Mike Linkletter and the members of BLET Division 355, the 65th annual IWC will be held at the Fairmont Palliser, 133 9th Ave. SW, in Calgary. Room rates are $144 per night (Canadian). For details, contact Brother Linkletter at <ble355leg@yahoo.com>.

 

JULY 10-15... Hazmat Training Workshops, National Labor College, Silver Spring, Md.

Weapons of Mass Destruction awareness training is now part of the five-day hazardous waste/chemical emergency response training offered at the Geroge Meany Center/National Labor College. The workshop also covers OSHA and DOT required procedures and different levels of response and worker protection in case of a hazardous materials emergency or release. Training includes advanced classroom instruction, intensive hands-on drills and a simulated hazmat response in full safety gear. To register, call (301) 439-2440 or e-mail: crodgers@georgemeany.org .

 

SEPTEMBER 16... U.S. Railroad Retirement Board Informational Conference, Fort Worth

The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board will conduct an informational conference in Fort Worth, Texas, on September 16 at the Holiday Inn South, 100 East Alta Mesa Blvd. Due to space limitations, the RRB asks that only elected BLET officers attend these conferences. Registration begins at 8 a.m. sharp. All conferences begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. at conclude at 12:30 p.m.

 

OCTOBER 2-6, 2005... 70th Annual Southwestern Convention Meeting, Oklahoma City

Hosted by John Salisbury and the members of BLET Division 141, the 70th annual SWCM will be held at the Renaissance Oklahoma City Convention Center Hotel, (405) 228-8000 or (800) 468-3571. More details to come when available.

 

NOVEMBER 4... U.S. Railroad Retirement Board Informational Conference, Pineville, N.C.

The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board will conduct an informational conference in Pineville, N.C., on November 4 at the Holiday Inn Express, 9825 Leitner Dr. Due to space limitations, the RRB asks that only elected BLET officers attend these conferences. Registration begins at 8 a.m. sharp. All conferences begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. at conclude at 12:30 p.m.

 

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