August 2004 Calendar & Events

 

SEPTEMBER 13-16... 69th Annual Southwestern Convention Meeting, The Woodlands, Texas

Local Chairman G.Y. Bailey and the members of BLE Division 62 will host the 69th annual Southwestern Convention Meeting (SWCM) in The Woodlands, Texas, a suburb of Houston. Kathie Bailey will serve as the GIA Chairperson for the convention. Reservations can be made by calling The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center at: (281) 367-9797. Brother Bailey suggests flying into Bush Intercontinental Airport to avoid lengthy auto travel to The Woodlands. The hotel address is: 1601 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, TX 77380. More hotel information is available at: Marriott.com/houmw. See the BLET website for registration information: http://www.ble-t.org/info/meetings/swcm

 

SEPTEMBER 18... U.S. Railroad Retirement Board Informational Conference, Ft. Worth, TX

The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board will conduct an informational conference for BLET officers in Fort Worth, Texas. The meeting will take place at the Holiday Inn South (100 East Alta Mesa Blvd.), with registration beginning at 8 a.m. The program begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m.

 

OCTOBER 15... U.S. Railroad Retirement Board Informational Conference, Pittsburgh, Pa.

The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board will conduct an informational conference for BLET officers in Pittsburgh, Pa. The meeting will take place at the Greater Pennsylvania Regional Council of Carpenters Union Hall-Green Tree, 495 Mansfield Ave. Registration for the conference begins at 8:00 a.m. and the program begins promptly at 8:30 a.m., ending at 12:30 p.m.

 

OCTOBER 22... U.S. Railroad Retirement Board Informational Conference, Portland, Ore.

The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board will conduct an informational conference for BLET officers in Portland, Ore. The meeting will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn (12048 NE Airport Way), with registration beginning at 8 a.m. The program begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m.

 

OCTOBER 31-NOVEMBER 5... Advanced Local Chairman Workshop, Silver Spring, Md.

The Education & Training Department of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers will conduct an advanced Local Chairman Workshop on the campus of the George Meany Center's National Labor College in Silver Spring, Md. See Page 2 of this issue for more details.

 

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