T E A M S T E R S
LOCAL 118

RETIREE CHAPTER
Affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters



N  E  W S  L  E   T  T  E  R





HELP TO KEEP TEAMSTERS LOCAL 118 STRONG.

AS RETIREES, WE CAN BE A GREAT INFLUENCE AMONG THE ACTIVE MEMBERS.

LET'S DO OUR PART TO INSURE THAT OUR LOCAL
WILL REMAIN ONE OF THE GREATEST
IN THE TEAMSTERS UNION.




OUR MOST SINCERE CONDOLENCES

To the families of

Frank Madafferi - Jan.16

Michael Ignatti - Feb.2

Hugh S. Weigle - Feb.3

Willie J. Jones - Feb.15

Arthur P. Moyer -

Bert Willoughby -

Robert Bloomer -

Bill Gardiner -

Robert Bloomer -

Albert Streber -



GET WELL WISHES FOR:

Irene Patterson

Jerry Madigan

John Polle

Larry Hadley

Dick Whalen

Carl Gangarossa




OCT.BIRTHDAY   WISHES TO:

Dan Boyd, Russell Chimera, Bill Kausch, Ron Lane, John Maier, Bill McKay, Francis Mummery, Tom O’Sullivan, Vincent Presciutti, Robert Ragaisis, Don Richardson, Dick Schlosser, Murray Stoler,Ron Sweet, Richard Tilton, Beryl Vilinsky & Harold Williamson.



A WARM WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST MEMBERS:

Bob Mullen from New Penn Trucking

John Kiley from ABF

Bob Tourville from ABF

Paul Fritsch from ABF

Paul Campanaro from Universal Liquor

Dick Whalen from Consolidated Freightways

Bill Gravett from Consolidated Freightways

Harry Geil from Renner Carting Co.

Bevin Pye from Howards Express

Louis Bell from Gottry Carting

William Davis, Sr. from Yellow Freight

Carl Soliman from Old Castle

John Jenkins from Yellow Freight

Danny Toombs from USF Red Star

Larry Barbeto from Howards Express

Gene Beedle from Preston Trucking

Ed Swartzenberg from P.I.E.

Michael Tolar from Howard's Express

Gene Beedle from Preston Trucking

Earl Bonenblust from Carolina Freight

Murray Stoler from Wegmans

Raymond Suwyn from Domino

Gerald Kaltenborn from Genesee Brewery





SEPT. MEETING


Called to order:__________
Roll Call:_______________________
Summary of meeting ________________________
Winners,
50/50 __________________________________
Door Prize_____________________________
Age (Group_____) ________________________
Free Birthday lunches ______________________
Motion to adjourn:__________________________
Seconded _________________________________
Minutes: Motion to approve, __________________________ Seconded __________________
Financial Report: Motion to approve, __________________________ Seconded __________________





TEAMSTERS AD&D INSURANCE


Members whose dues were paid by the close of the Sept. meeting
have been enrolled in the Teamsters AD&D Insurance along with their spouses, free of cost.




TEAMSTERS LOCAL 118 BLACK CAUCUS CHAPTER


Jim MIley and I began working on establishing the Chapter in 2001 , we are still at it..
I will keep everyone posted on the ongoing results.
Enrollment continues at each of our meetings.
Literature and applications are available.

Look at some of our Local 118 Black Caucus Chapter pictures

Photos





CLOTHING DRIVE


Oct. 7 through Oct. 16, 9 AM to 6 PM. Drop-off location: 549 Hinchey Rd., Town of Gates




CLAMBAKE FUND-RAISER


We had a very good day & earned a record amount. Many thanks to Bob Hargarther, Trustee Bill Gravett, Mike Mitrano, Treasurer John Jenkins, Bill Swartzenberg,
Ed Swartzenberg & Frank Wood who worked very hard with me.




ROCHESTER BOXING HALL OF FAME


19th. ANNUAL BANQUET & AWARDS
Sat. Nov. 21, 2009 Diplomat Party House, 1 Diplomat Way, Rochester, N.Y.
Honoring Gerry Cooney, Mickey Ward, Carmen Basilio, Tony DeMarco, Jeff Chandler,
Charles "The Natural" Murray, Joe Mesi, Greg Sorrentino,Osk Till (Posthumously), Lou Spiotti, Sr.,
Willie Monroe, Mike Mihalitsas, Scott Pitoniak, & Dave Herbst.plus more special guests.
Program, Pictures & Autographs
Doors Open at 6:00P.M., Dinner at 7:00 P.M. Donation: $65
For tickets, order them at our meeting, payment in advance or call 585-964-3077.




FOOD DRIVE


Oct. 7 through Oct. 16, 9 AM to 6 PM. Drop-off location: 549 Hinchey Rd., Town of Gates




D.O.T. ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY CLEAN-UP


Friday,Oct. 23, Rain date: Sat., Oct. 24
8:30 A.M. Chili Town Hall






RE-EMPLOYMENT RULES

Be sure to read the important rules by the NY State Teamsters Pension Fund concerning retirees seeking employment. Don’t jeopardize your pension benefits.
RULES



PROGRAMS AVAILABLE TO RETIREES

Long-Term Care Insurance,

Effective Aug. 2004
Underwritten by John Hancock Life Insurance Co.
For Information, call Agents Michelle Black, Agent, (585) 295-4717 or Susan Suben,
(800) 422-2655 and identify yourself as a Teamsters Local 118 member.



Legal Benefits

Effective March 2004,
Provided by Faraci & Lange Retired members and their spouses will be entitled to a free phone and/or office consultation, up to thirty minutes. All retirees will be also be entitled to a free simple will. All other legal services are available at discounts. For service, contact at (585) 458-2800 or toll free at 1-888-697-8527 and identify yourself as a Teamsters Local 118 retired member.

TeamStar Medicare Supplement Insurance

Effective March 2004.
Underwritten & Administered by United American Insurance Co.
Plan available to Teamster retirees, their spouses and surviving spouses age 65 & over. For information and an application, call (800) 808-3239



TeamStar Prescription Drug Plan

Effective March 2004.
Underwritten & Administered by United American Insurance Co.
Prescription Drug Plan with discounts up to 30% is available. For information and an application, call (800) 808-3239



A TRIBUTE

John Cantwell

FORT ERIE CASINO BUS TRIPS

Bus trips to the casinos will be available this summer.
I am looking into other day trips that may be suitable.



OVERNITE STRIKE LINE

Picketing has been called to a halt by order of the International.
I thank everyone who walked the line with me, in all kinds of weather,
for almost three long years.


.....LOCAL 118 GENERAL MEETING......

WED. OCT. 1

Meetings are held on the first Wed. of each month at 7 P.M. at the Rick's Prime Rib, Buffalo Rd. Meetings are suspended during the months of June, July & August.
Retirees are welcomed to attend.




NEXT  LUNCHEON  MEETING

TUESDAY, OCT.20, 11:30 A.M.

MATELLA'S RESTAURANT
1479 LYELL AVE. Way
Rochester, N.Y.

PLEASE NOTE
Remember that spouses and guests are always welcomed to attend.


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On behalf of the Executive Board, I hope to see you at the meeting.

Fraternally, Gino Arilotta



BELOW ARE SOME LINKS OF INTEREST


VISIT OUR CHAPTER'S OTHER SITES

Home Page

Bulletin

Teamster Retiree WebRing

Teamster Retiree Coalition of N.Y. State


CHECK OUT OUR MESSAGE BOARD!:

Communicate with other Teamster retirees
Express your views and concerns.

No registration or log in required.

Visit----TEAMSTER RETIREES MESSAGE BOARD


UNION NEWS

For updates USF Red Star & others
check our
Bulletin Page


Here are some websites that may be of interest to you:

U.S. Senate U.S. Congress
Fed Gov.Info
Social Security
Medicare Highway Traffic World News -----
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AARP Seniors Access Blue Cross- Blue Shield AAA
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Misc. Sites:
National Rifle Assoc. State Lotteries Drawings ----- -----
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Union Sites:
Teamsters Local 118
Teamsters Union
James R.Hoffa
TeamsterNet
AFL-CIO Boycott List
OSHA
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Sports schedules & results

Baseball--(MLB)
Football--(NFL)
Basketball--(NBA)
Soccer
Boxing
Nascar
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Horse Racing



-----Additional websites-----

Trucking companies web sites

History of the Teamsters


Teamster News Releases

Union labor news


~~~~~Some phone numbers:~~~~~

Teamsters, Local 118........585-256-1350

Upstate Pension Fund........1-315-455-9790

I.B.T. Retiree Dept.........1-202-624-8950

Rochester Labor Council.......585-263-2650

BTA Federal Credit Union ........585-328-0340

Union Labor Life Insurance Co.   (AD&D Ins.)........1-800-443-8087

Teamstar   (Medicare Supplement Ins.)........ 1-800-333-4114

National Prescription Adm.(Teamsters Presc.& Vision Ins.)...1-800-672-7723




PLEASE HELP FIND A MISSING CHILD.


WE SUPPORT THE WORK OF
THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING & EXPLOITED CHILDREN


Call 1-800-THE-LOST
if you've seen one of these children.

Thank you.      


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EXECUTIVE   BOARD:

          GINO D. ARILOTTA, President

           RICHARD J. WHALEN, Vice President

          CAROL A. HAWKINS, Recording Secretary

          JOHN J. JENKINS, Treasurer

           ABRAHAM JOHNSON, Trustee

           WILLIAM F. GRAVETT, Trustee

          THOMAS H. SCOTT, Trustee



SARGEANT AT ARMS :
ANTHONY C. CIACCIA


PHONE COMMITTEE :
ALBERT T. WITNER,    WILLIE J. JONES,    WILLIAM R. DAVIS,
WILLIAM F. GRAVETT,    JOHN S. JENKINS



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P.O.Box 24563     Rochester, N.Y. 14624-0563
Phone: (585) 889-7454
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