The objective of the Miami Area Local Retiree Chapter of the American Postal Workers Union shall be to support legislative and political activity that will benefit retirees and to assist the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) to achieve its legislative goals outlined by the local, state, and national.
Congratulations to Our New Officers
Results of September 27, 2018 Nomination/Election:
- Charlene Butler, President / Director of Legislature
- Kevin Baker, Vice President
- Gaynell Al-Maruf, Treasurer
- Thomas Al-Maruf, Recording Secretary
- Robert T. Alicea, Trustee
Message from the President
By: Charlene Butler, President
Greetings Fellow Retirees,
Welcome to the month of April. I hope each of you are well. Thank you for casting your vote in our last election for me to serve as your President for another term. I am eternally grateful for your vote of confidence in me and my ability to represent our APWU Retirees chapter. I am excited to bring you the latest important updates.
Upcoming Meetings & Events
Miami APWU Retirees Meeting
DATE: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
TIME: 11:00 AM
LOCATION: APWU Union Hall
2500 NW 97th Avenue, ste. 200 – Miami, FL 33172
Special Announcements & Latest News
Go4Life Month starts on September 1!
September 1, marks the first day of Go4Life Month. If you’re interested in organizing a promotional event or activity, there is still time! There are plenty of things you can do that require little preparation, such as:
- Adding one or two Go4Life exercises to an ongoing exercise class.
- Sharing messages about Go4Life Month in your newsletters, blogs, and social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
- Dedicating one of your ongoing exercise classes to Go4Life Month.
- Downloading and printing a Go4Life tracking tool and helping older adults complete it.
Read more about these suggestions and other ways you can celebrate Go4Life Month.
Anniversary of Medicaid and Social Security
Medicaid Anniversary – July 30, 2019
- For more information visit: https://www.medicaid.gov/
Social Security Anniversary – August 14, 2019
- For more information visit: https://www.ssa.gov/
Chapter President Runoff Election Results
On Monday, July 22, 2019, the Miami Retiree Chapter runoff election ballots were counted and Charlene Butler was elected President.
Alliance for Retired Americans 2019 Winter Legislative Toolkit
Dear Alliance State Presidents, Regional and CAN Board Members and Field Team,
Last week, we sent you the 2019 Winter Legislative Toolkit to support your efforts lobbying the members of your state’s federal delegation on retiree issues.
Today, as promised, we are happy to resend the toolkit with two additional fact sheets – one on Drug Price Competitiveness and another on the Health Benefits Tax.
ARA Friday Alerts
CLICK HERE to view or download the January 4, 2019 edition of the Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA) Friday Alert.