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AFGE Local 2157
American Federation Of Government Employees Union, Est. 1932
 
 
December 19, 2014
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Updated: Dec. 19 (05:01)

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What's New at AFGE 2157
December 26, 2014
http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/12/06/executive-order-closing-executive-departments-and-agencies-federal-gover President Obama gives Federal Workers December 26, 2014 off. Read More...
VETERANS CLOTHING DRIVE
Member Jason Taylor from Portland VA Regional Office sent this in to find out if AFGE 2157 wants to participate...
Download: DWMC Clothing Drive.pdf
Update

Please check out this link - http://foodlets.com/2014/11/18/what-food-banks-need-most-and-what-they-get-too-much-of/


Download: AFGE 2157 update.docx
BONUS BUCKS!!!

Download: 100100 Bonus Bucks.pdf
SECRETARY APPOINTED
Loretta Kincaid was appointed to Local Secretary on November 18, 2014.  Welcome aboard Loretta!
GMM SCHEDULED FOR 11/18/14
REMINDER - OUR GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 18, 2014 AT 5:00 PM AT THE PORTLAND VA MEDICAL CENTER IN THE AUDITORIUM.  THE MEETING WAS RESCHEDULED IN HONOR OF VETERANS DAY. THANK YOU FOR ALL THAT YOU DO.  THANK YOU TO THOSE WHO PROUDLY SERVE THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED, AND THANK YOU TO THOSE WHO CONTINUE TO SERVE. HAPPY VETERANS DAY. Read More...
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA!!!

AFGE Local 2157 is happy to have a connection with the North Pole...and after careful negotiations, we have Santa coming to the Portland VA Medical Center on December 6, 2014 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm to hear your little ones' wishes in the Auditorium!!!

Breakfast is entirely hosted by the Local for you and your family, but you must RSVP!!!  There will be gifts for children and a photographer taking pictures for you!!!

We are asking that all members bring at least one non perishable food item, home item for Operation Shutdown Hunger, to give back to our community!  Mrs. Claus will be collecting the food items as children wait to sit on Santa's lap.

Again, this event is entirely hosted, we just need an RSVP with the amount of people in your party, the names and ages of the children under 12 for gift purposes.  Children 13-18 also get special gifts!!!!

RSVP to afge2157events@gmail.com

In Solidarity!

Amanda Schroeder, Local President, AFGE Local 2157

Please RSVP with the following format to afge2157events@gmail.com

NAME OF MEMBER NUMBER OF GUESTS TO INCLUDE MEMBER (Adults/Children) CHILD'S NAME CHILD'S AGE
Amanda Schroeder          8 (5 Adults/3 Children) Emmanuelle 11
Kenny 7
Connor 11

BONUS BUCKS
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GMM
Reminder for AFGE Local 2157 members - Tomorrow night (10/14/14) is General Membership Meeting at Portland VA Medical Center in the Auditorium at 5:00 pm. Hoping it won't be an overly-long meeting. There will be pizza for those who attend. Looking forward to seeing you there. Read More...
Back in service
AFGE Local 2157, As some of you may have noticed, I have returned to the office after being gone for a very long time.  As many of you know, I was diagnosed with breast cancer in November of last year.  I underwent multiple surgeries to prepare me for the journey that included 20 chemotherapy treatments, a double radical mastectomy, and 33 radiation treatments. Read More...
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