SMART Transportation Division
Local 662 News Update for August 24, 2014
IMPORTANT NEWS FOR ALL Local 662 Members
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Next Richmond Local Meeting is:
Wednesday October 1, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Meeting Location for Richmond Bi-Monthly Meetings for the First Wednesdays of these even numbered months: February/April/June/August/October/December
Carini Italian Restaurant
3718 Williamsburg Road (Rt. 60E)
Richmond, VA 23231
Carini is located 1 mile west of Laburnum Avenue on Williamsburg Road (US Route 60) between the Richmond International Airport and Fulton Yard. This is off Interstate 64 at exit 195. Take exit 195 from I-64 onto East Laburnum and go approximately 1 mile south past the new White Oak Village Shopping Center to Williamsburg Road. Turn right on Rt. 60 and go 1 mile and look for Carini on the right at the Williamsburg Center.
Next Newport News Local Meeting
PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION
Wednesday September 3, 2014 @ 7:00 PM
Meeting Location for Newport News Bi-Monthly Meetings on the First Wednesdays of these odd numbered months: January/March/May/July/September/November
Sam and Steve's House of Beef
10753 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA 23601
Sam & Steve's is located on VA Route 143/US Route 17 (Jefferson Avenue) approximately 5.2 miles north of the Newport News Yard Office. Sam & Steve's is about ½ mile south of Harpersville Road. If you are coming from Richmond, take exit 255A from I-64E and stay on Jefferson Avenue Eastbound, like you are going to the Newport News Yard. Sam & Steve's is approximately 5.6 miles south of exit 255 on the right.
(Meetings are held in the Banquet Rooms)
Monthly Meetings: All start times at 7:00 PM
If you plan to attend any meetings, plan to arrive 30-45 minutes early to place your dinner order and join us for "Social Hour."
All SMART Local 662 Members are encouraged to attend our regular monthly meetings.
MEDICAL AND DISABILITY LEAVE
The following SMART Local 662 members are currently out of service for medical and/or disability reasons. Please keep these members in your thoughts and prayers for a speedy and healthy recovery.
Jeff Parker Mike Downer Gary Catchot Terry Ballangee
2014 RETIREMENTS-Congrats, you made it!
- Brother Aubrey "Woody" Watts, Jr.
- Brother Percy Perry
Transfers...Hello and Goodbye
The following members of Local 662 have transferred either in or out to and from other SMART TD Locals to continue their careers elsewhere in 2014.
- Daniel Swisher Brandon Thorpe Ralph Brown Justin Unger have transferred to Local 924
- Brother James Powell has transferred to Local 1106 in Rocky Mount, NC
- Brother Alex Goodmundson has transferred to the SMART TD CSX Yardmasters Local and is now working full time as a Yardmaster at AACA Yard.
Welcome our new members for 2014
- Hoover C. Davis
- Doral O. Jones
- Seth R. Brous
- John H. Brown
- Jesse C. Clarke
- Jamar R. Robinson
- Austin A. Ash
- John A. Kober
- Tony E. Peck
- Dillon R. Small
The current (2013) edition of the SMART Local 662 Amended By-Laws are available upon request from the Local Secretary and are also found at the FAQ section of this website.