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
- 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 Suspension Notice
The Miami APWU Retirees chapter meetings are suspended due to corona virus. We will send updates as the spread of this virus is brought under control or completely eliminated. Until then, please do not to put your health or that of others at risk.
Special Announcements & Latest News
USPS Update – Tell the Senate to Confirm the nominees to the USPS Board of Governors
President Biden has sent his 3 nominees for the USPS board of governors to the Senate. Once confirmed, Democrats will have a majority on the board―and can use it to remove the Postmaster General.
Florida GOP looks to cut vote-by-mail
Gov. DeSantis recently proposed a new measure that would impose new voting restrictions in Florida — one that Florida Republicans are all too willing to implement!
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Alliance for Retired Americans Friday Alert – 2/12/21
» CLICK HERE to read the February 12, 2021 Friday Alert
COVID-19, Health Disparities and History Black Women’s Health and Treatment
Join us on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7pm as Jasmine D. Shirley hosts Roslyn Frazier, CEO of Broward Community & Family Health Centers and Dr. Cheryl Holder, Physician and Adjunct Professor at FIU on Women’s health during Covid and the impact on Black Women. Jasmin D. Shirley former Senior VP, Community Health Services. In 2019, Shirley was recognized as one of the 2019 African-American Achievers by JM Family Enterprises. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83456699035
Hosted by: Democratic Women’s Club of West Broward
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Men, Make Health Your Goal This Year
The new year is the ideal time to focus on your health and one expert has some tips, especially for men, for doing that.
According to Dr. Kevin McVary, director of Loyola Medicine Men’s Health Center, in Maywood, Ill., “Men don’t always focus on their health and, in fact, men are less likely to see a doctor or utilize health resources, and wait longer than women to seek care. Often, it’s a man’s spouse or partner who convinces him to see a doctor.”