At the November meeting of the Granite City SOAR Chapter 7-34-2 our members brought bags and bags of supplies, snacks and much needed items for our troops currently serving overseas. There were enough items donated to fill 14 boxes that will be sent to Afghanistan hopefully they will arrive in time for Christmas. Each box also contained a personal note from SOAR members.
Photos at the link and on the photo page. http://myuswlocal.org/sites/US/SOAR7_34_2/index.cfm?action=albums Read more >>>
UMWA MarchThe following is an up date from Mike DeLost a Local 1899 USW member who is also a retiree from the Southern Illinois Coal Fields.
Thanks to Mike for this important update on the fight the UMWA is having with Peabody and Arch coal Companies… By Dennis Barker VP SOAR Read more >>>
Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans 6th Constitutional Convention
by, Dennis Barker, SOAR Vice President 7-34-2 Chapter.....
Jeff Rains (Granite City 7-34-2 SOAR President) and I would like to thank the Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA) for the powerful and informative session held on September, 4th at the UAW Region 4 training center in Ottawa, Illinois. Read more >>>
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Retired Steelworkers don't quit being activists. District 7 had a full crew show up from SOAR Chapters in Illinois and Indiana for a two day training session at the University of Illinois July 24th and July 25th. Read more >>>
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What the heck is "Chained CPI" and why you should be opposed.
Click the link to see the Steelworkers explanation about this. It is VERY important to current and future retirees.
If a Hospital Classifies Your Visit as an “Observation Stay,” You May Get a Big Bill
Important Medicare Information that could save you $$$$
Retirees For Single Payer Health Care
CLICK HERE to go to the website of Retirees For Single Payer Health Care.
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Photos from October 2012 Meeting
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2012 Labor Day Photos
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When you hear the phrase "trickle down"...what does it bring to mind? Read more >>>
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