ANNUAL TOY DRIVE!
The UFF is participating in the West Central Florida Federation of Labor's toy drive again this year. We are collecting new, unwrapped toys for children ages 0 - 17. These toys will be given to children in need this holiday season.
- The toys will be collected at the Central Labor Council's Holiday Special (party) on December 2 at 6:30 pm. All UFF members are welcome; just bring toys. It's at the IBEW 824 building at 6603 E. Chelsea Street in Tampa. For details, see the Council's flyer.
- If you cannot come to the Special, or if you are not a UFF member, but you still want to participate, you can leave toys at the office of the USF Tampa Department of Mathematics & Statistics, CMC 342, in care of Gregory McColm. The deadline for donating toys is December 2.
Chapter Meeting Tomorrow Noon in Tampa
Tomorrow, Friday, the Chapter will meet at 12 noon at CDB Restaurant, just east of USF Tampa, on 5104 E. Fowler Ave. All employees of the UFF USF Bargaining Unit are invited. There will be pizza and salad and drinks. Check us out. Join the movement. Bring a colleague.
Incidentally, in honor of Thanksgiving, there will be no chapter meeting on Friday, November 28. Similarly, there will be no Biweekly on Thursday, November 27. (There will be a chapter meeting on December 5, and hence a Biweekly issue on December 4.) Have a Happy Thanksgiving!
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