ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD. There are many important offices and issues on the ballot that will
ultimately affect us all. Please research the issues and vote for candidates who
support workers and all middle class Americans.
FROM REGION 2-B
REPRESENTATIVE TIM LEVANDUSKY: Our Get Out to Vote phone banks are set up at Local
1005 from 11 AM to 8 PM now until Election Day. Volunteers are needed to man
these phones, so please support our GOTV and volunteer. Thank you for your
continued efforts. It is people like you that make a difference. Please call Mike
Caldwell at Local 1005 at 440.884.7979 to schedule your availability.
LUNCH WITH SANTA: The Women’s Committee is
sponsoring Lunch with Santa on Sunday, December 6th from 11:30 AM to
2:30 PM at UAW Local 2192 (the old Local 425 union hall), 5300 Baumhart Road,
Lorain, Ohio 44053. Tickets are $10 each and will be sold by Women’s Committee
members at the plant on Thursday, November 12th and Thursday,
November 19th in both the main cafeteria and the old cafeteria from
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM. Tickets will be sold by Women’s Committee members at UAW
Local 2000 union hall on THREE Fridays: November 6th, November 13th
and November 20th from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please
have a list of the child(ren)’s first and last name(s), age(s) and gender(s) with
you when you purchase tickets.
Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive
Benefit Spaghetti Dinner IS ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST at
Amherst Eagles, 1161 Milan Avenue from 12:00 to 4:00 PM. Adult tickets are $10,
senior tickets are $7 and children under 10 are free. Tickets will be sold at
the plant by ERCs Amy Jaynes Brown and Annette Fuller and are also available at
the union hall. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and a Chinese raffle. Please
bring a non-perishable food item with you to the dinner. Proceeds collected
from the spaghetti dinner will benefit the Thanksgiving dinner distribution for
those less fortunate in our community. If you would like to donate something
for the silent auction, please contact Amy at 440.933.1516 or Annette at
440.933.1382. Donated silent auction items must be turned in by October 23rd
to Amy or Annette at OHAP or to Linda at UAW Local 2000.
FEED THE NEEDY GATE COLLECTION: The annual gate collection will be held October 29th
to collect money to purchase food for the less fortunate within Lorain County.
There will also be a lottery board raffled off at the plant during the month of
Please bring a non-perishable food item with you when
you attend the November and December Local 2000 membership meetings, UAW-CAP
meetings and retiree meetings and/or the retiree Thanksgiving and Christmas
dinners to help us in our effort to help those less fortunate throughout the
upcoming holiday season.
UAW LOCAL 2000 KNIT HATS: Please call President Bill
Samples at 440.934.3151 extension 1 if you would like to order any of the red
and white or red and gray knit hats. We have a limited supply of extras.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP AND VOITH UNIT
MEETINGS: The next
General Membership Meeting is Sunday, November
8th at 2:30 PM at UAW
Local 2000, 3151 Abbe Road, Sheffield Village. The next Voith Unit Meeting is at the same
location on the same date and begins at 1:00 PM.