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Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees

S.O.A.R., Steelworker Organization of Active Retirees, Chapter 4.1 recently held their regular monthly meeting at the Steelworkers Union Hall on East Fourth Street.

Vice President Roger Calanni opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by a moment of silence for deceased members.

Absent were President Jim Bickhart and Secretary Theresa Bickhart. No minutes of the previous meeting were available.

A financial report was given by treasurer Clarence Corbett. A motion was made to approve, seconded, and passed.

Vice President Calanni spoke about the upcoming elections, and to support the candidates favorable to retirees. A political discussion followed.

It was voted to cancel the November meeting. “Union Strong” magnets, stickers, etc. were distributed.

A motion was made and seconded to adjourn. The next meeting will be the December Christmas party.