General Membership Meeting, Wednesday, August 13

The summer General Membership meeting for TNG/CWA Local 37082 will be held Wednesday, August 13 at the Seattle Labor Temple in Belltown. All members in good standing are eligible to participate and are urged to attend.

WHERE: 2800 First Avenue, Room 208 (Labor Council Conference Room, 2nd Floor)

WHEN: 6:30 p.m.

The meeting will attend to regular administrative business of the Local, and provide an overview of recent activity at the Local’s different work units, updates from the Guild International, as well as discussion of topics of interest to members.

Any member in good standing wishing to propose an item for the agenda may do so by calling the Guild office at 206-328-1190 or sending an email to Administrative Officer Darryl Sclater at ao37082@gmail.com

If you want arrange for parking in order to attend the meeting, send an email or call the office number, and we can provide you directions and access information for free parking in the parking garage across the street.

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New Belltown Location For Guild Office

The Guild office has moved a few blocks north and west in Belltown to a new location in the Seattle Labor Temple on First Avenue.

Our new address is 2800 First Avenue, Room 312, Seattle, 98121, on the block between Clay and Broad streets.

The new location is just under one mile from the Seattle Times. Paid on-street parking is generally available throughout the day on Clay and First Avenue. For meetings after 5 p.m., if you call ahead or email for instructions we can arrange for free parking in the parking garage across the street.

All our contact info remains the same. If you have a question or inquiry, you can call the office number at 206-328-1190 or e-mail Local Administrative Officer Darryl Sclater at ao37082@gmail.com.

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General Membership Meeting, Wednesday, May 14

The spring General Membership meeting for TNG/CWA Local 37082 will be held Wednesday, May 14 at the the Guild office in Belltown. All members in good standing are eligible to participate and are urged to attend.

WHERE: 2122 Third Avenue, Seattle

WHEN: 6:30 p.m.

The meeting will provide an overview of recent activity at the different units of the Local, updates from the Guild International, and discussion of topics of interest to members, such as the Seattle Times wellness plan.

Any member in good standing wishing to propose an item for the agenda may do so by calling the Guild office at 206-328-1190 or sending an email to Administrative Officer Darryl Sclater at ao37082@gmail.com

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General Membership Meeting, Wednesday, February 19

The winter General Membership meeting for TNG/CWA Local 37082 will be held Wednesday, February 19 at the the Guild office in Belltown. All members in good standing are eligible to participate and are urged to attend.

WHERE: 2122 Third Avenue, Seattle

WHEN: 6:30 p.m.

A key agenda item for the meeting will be consideration of the new “wellness” plan recently unveiled at the Seattle Times. At the meeting, we will review feedback received on the member survey and discuss our response to the company.

Any member in good standing wishing to propose additional agenda items may do so by calling the Guild office at 206-328-1190 or sending an email to Administrative Officer Darryl Sclater at ao37082@gmail.com

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Harshing Denver’s Superbowl Mellow

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So this year’s Superbowl just happens to be a meeting between teams from the only two states that have legalized recreational marijuana use. Cause and effect? Mere chronological coincidence? Who can say? No doubt the question will long be pondered and debated over many a contemplatively toked fatty.

But if the interconnections remain elusive between the mutual decision of Washington and Colorado to free the weed and the impending showdown between the Seahawks and the Broncos, one thing is abundantly clear: the influx of friendly local shwagmarts and ganjaterias into Denver has obviously led to some serious local overindulgence. Are they handing out free samples down there? Because based on what we’ve seen being posted online by our colleagues at the Denver Guild somebody has definitely been venturing a bowl or three too far lately, on what looks like a fairly regular basis. In fact, if we were not familiar with the wholly mythical character of amiable Mary Jane’s unfair reputation as a gateway drug (and because we’d blush to suggest such a thing about our fellow Guild members) we’d be tempted to think that everyone in Denver had rushed headlong straight from the bong to the crack pipe.

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