CWA RETIREES MEETING SEPTEMBER 9TH, 2019

September 9, 2019

The meeting was called to order by Vice President Earline Jones.  Bob Huss was not present due to car trouble. She said a prayer and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance. She asked everyone to remain standing as he read the names of the deceased: Lilale Rott and Mike Harber. Several people spoke about them.

Nancy Jinkerson read the minutes of the previous meeting and announced the lunch menu. With no corrections it was moved, seconded and passed to approve them as read. Ron Munford gave the financial report. It was moved, seconded and passed to accept the report. Ron also gave a lengthy report on the meeting of the CWA Retired Members Council in Las Vegas. Several items were discussed, most notably how to keep members informed about the meetings and motivating them to actively be involved in issues affecting them such as contacting legislators.

Earline Jones spoke about the ongoing threats to Social Security and Medicare as well as issues on the state level that impact all of us. She also talked about health care. 

John Ebeling talked about the Labor Day parade. He represented CWA as the Grand Marshall.

The monthly birthday cake was won by Bob Jinkerson.

Drawings were held and monies were given out as prizes, followed by items for the white elephant. Earline told a joke.  A motion was made, seconded and passed to adjourn.

Music was provided during lunch by the Steve Radick Band of Musicians Union Local 2-197.

Bingo was played afterwards.

Respectfully submitted,
Nancy Jinkerson Secretary