Submitted by Linda A. Barnes, Executive Director
May 28, 2011
General Membership - The next General Membership meeting is scheduled June 9, at 5:45pm at 125 Worth Street, Auditorium, 2nd Floor. Comptroller John Liu is the featured guest speaker, and he will be discussing recent updates regarding the pension system. We are anticipating strong support from all MEA members, and we encourage you to invite non-members.
Scholarships - If you have not completed the scholarship application sent to you in the mail, we urge you to do so now. The deadline date to submit a request for yourself or dependents is June 30, 2011. After that date, we will not accept late requests.
Toastmaster’s Initiative - We received an impressive number of responses from you regarding this new MEA initiative. This program is sure to be all that you hoped for, for those of you interesting in enhancing your public speaking and writing skills. The first kick-off meeting is scheduled June 28, at 6:00 pm at 180 Water Street, 12th Floor, James R. Dumpson Conference Center .
MEA About Town Activities - The MEA team will be conducting an informational session at Jacobi Medical Center on Tuesday, Jun 7 at 12:00 noon. We will also be at the ACS Manhattan Borough Commissioner’s location on Friday, June 10 from 12 noon through 2:00pm. Please pay close attention to your e-mail notifications regarding these meetings. We are looking forward to seeing you.