OFFICE HOURS AT UAW LOCAL 95
TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY-10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
UAW/GM Benefit Rep. at Local 95 - Wednesdays 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
CHECK OUT . . Calendar update for April
(link shown above)
RETIREE DAY: The April monthly Local
95 Retiree Day will be this Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 10 a.m. until
4 p.m. . If you know of any retirees that are not attending these
monthly get-togethers, please invite them to one. Bring your own
table service and a dish to pass. Music in the morning, eat at 12
noon, short meeting at 1 p.m., door prizes and Bingo or cards to follow.
A great way to spend a day.
We want to remind everyone...we still
have dates available for this year and have opened up 2016 for the
rental of our Union Hall. We have "special rates" for our UAW
members and "Other Union" members and a very reasonable rate for those
not union affiliated.
Look over this: Hall Rental Information
Call us at
608-755-5120, ext. 111.
March of Dimes....March for the Babies:
Local 95 held a Raffle Fundraiser for the March of Dimes on Sunday,
April 19th at Bazinga's in Janesville. We wish to thank all who
attended, donated and assisted with the event. We are happy to
announce that we raised over $1200.00. Please don't forget the
March for Babies Walk will be on Sat., May 2nd at Palmer Park.
THANK YOU on behalf of UAW Local 95.
BENEFIT REP HOURS AT
LOCAL 95: Benefit Rep. Mike
Feirn's schedule for the next month at Local 95 will be as follows:
Wed., April 22nd ......................................8:30 a.m. until 1
Wed., April 29th........................................8:30 a.m. until
Wed., May 6th .........................................8:30 a.m. until 1
We all know that things can come that might change the above schedule,
so if you are traveling some distance, please call the Local 95 Office
608-755-5120 and listen to the recording. If Mike won't be in, we
will have it on the recording and on our webpage.
To reach him at his Region 4 Office, please call 1-866-782-6512
County Democratic SPRING FLING... Sunday, April 26th ... at UAW Local 95
Tickets $20.00 and are available at the Union Hall.
Key Note Speaker: John Nichols
5 - 6 p.m. Cocktails
6 - 7 p.m. Dinner
7 - Speaker
VETERAN'S COMMITTEE OF LOCAL 95 REPORTS:
Vietnam Vets of America scholarships offered to kids, grandkids of Vietnam
Sixteen $300 scholarships
will be presented by the Vietnam Veterans of America and Associates,
Rock River Chapter #236, along with two $300 scholarships from the Tim
Kettle Memorial Scholarship Fund and one $300 scholarship from the
Albert H. Kath Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund.
These scholarships are open to graduating high school
seniors, and to students who graduated from high school in previous
years who have never received a scholarship from Vietnam Veterans of
America Rock River Chapter #236, who plan to continue their education
beyond high school. A studentís parent or grandparent must be a
Scholarship applications are available from guidance
offices at the following high schools: Beloit Memorial, Beloit Turner,
Clinton High School, Edgerton High School, Evansville High School,
Janesville Craig, Janesville Parker, Milton High School and Parkview in
Orfordville. They are also available at Blackhawk Technical College and
the University of Wisconsin-Rock County.
Money used to fund the scholarships is raised through
selling orange blossoms.
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Update: Each month at our General Membership Meeting we
read the names of Local 95 members who have passed away. We ring
the bell to honor them as a friend and a family member of our Local.
We have been asked many times to share these names on our website, and
are in the process of setting this up. In the mean time, we are
attaching the names of those we have reported out at this year's monthly
(Please note that our reporting month in
many cases are months after their actual date of death. We rely
and get our information from our local newspaper and GM's death
notifications furnished to us each month.)
Looking for your
Perfect Reception Hall?:
Just imagine, you could be holding
YOUR wedding reception in this beautiful Hall.
Call 608-755-5120 ext. 111 to get more information. Special rates
for our UAW Local 95 members and their immediate family. Start
your plans with a call to us!
WE DAN MAKE YOUR DAY SPECIAL!
The Local 95 Community Service Committee is collecting non-perishable
food items for ECHO and would like your
We have an ECHO barrel located just inside
the doors coming into the Local 95 Office. Simply place your items
in the barrel and we will see they are delivered to
As always, we appreciate and thank our members for their kindness and
Any questions, please contact the Union Hall at 608-755-5120, ext. 111.
APRIL Membership meeting will be on Thursday,
at 6 p.m. at the UNION HALL.
This meeting is for ALL UAW Local 95
members, Active and Retired. Our
Local needs ALL
it's members to run efficiently and represent our Membership.
PLEASE make plans to
attend your monthly membership meetings.
Message from Benefit Rep. Mike
Feirn: Many of you may have seen the article regarding Mercy
and their discontinuation of Medicare Advantage. PLEASE NOTE:
This does not affect our member's insurance.
The Local 95 Retired Worker's Chapter will hold their regular monthly
retiree meeting on the 4th Thursday of the month.
Many have been inquiring about the GM ignition problem. Here is a
website you can bring up to get more information.
HEALTH CARE NOTICE:
changes to your insurance took effect on January 1, 2014. Even though
MercyCare is no longer offered as an insurance option, you can still see
Mercy Health System physicians and providers through your Blue Cross
Blue Shield, Humana or United Health Care insurance. With convenient
facilities and over 400 physicians, you can count on us to provide
exceptional care for you and your family. Please visit us at
HEALTH CARE NOTICE:
With the insurance changes that many had to make, effective January 1,
2014, the Edgerton Hospital wanted to make you aware that they accept
Blue Cross Blue Shield, Humana and United Healthcare insurance.
Click here to check them out:
Benefit Rep. Mike
Mike has regular hours of 8:30 a.m.
until 1 p.m. on Wednesdays at UAW Local 95.
We always tell our members to please call the Union Hall at
608-755-5120 before making the trip to the Union Hall to see our Benefit
Rep. If there are any unforeseen circumstances which come up that
would keep Mike from his regular hours...we will have it posted on this
website, the Local 95's Facebook and on the phone recording at the Hall.
Our way of trying to keep our membership in the loop and updated.
- NO Ticks with UAW:
Women's Committee are still selling "The Tick Key", the easiest-to-use
Tick Removal Devise on EARTH! The Tick Key easily attaches to your
key chains or pet collars and come in 7 different colors. They are
made of high-strength anodized aluminum, which is durable and easy to
keep clean with alcohol.
These are available at the Union Hall for a mere $5.00. We are
proud also to say, they are "MADE
REGARDING DAVIS VISION:
may have already received notification from Mercy Health Systems that
effective March 1, 2013, Mercy Vision Centers will no longer accept
Davis Vision Insurance. The full service Davis Vision provider for the
Janesville Area is Wisconsin Vision. For any other information you
can contact Davis Vision at 1-888-672-8393.
Workers Compensation Attorney:
The Gillick, Wicht, Gillick &
Graf, Injured Worker's Law Firm, has discontinued their scheduled hours
at Local 95 every other month. They ask that you contact their
office in Milwaukee via their toll-free phone number (800-942-2880) and
schedule an appointment date and time to meet with them, making their
trip to Local 95 more cost and time efficient. Again, they can be
reached at toll free number
We have updated our Phone Directory.
You can check it out by clicking on the link shown above.
2013: A few changes coming this
* Our Monthly General Membership Meeting will be held the
3rd THURSDAY OF THE MONTH AT 6 P.M.
* Now more than ever, it is
important that our membership keeps their addresses and phone numbers
updated with the UAW. Communication is key to keeping everyone
informed. Please call the Union Hall at (608) 755-5120 during
regular officer hours to make any changes. If after hours,
please leave your contact information on ext. 100 and an officer will
call you back.
7/19/11: UNION HALL HOURS CHANGED UNTIL
The Local 95
Office will be open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and
Thursdays from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. until
further notice. Please note: this will not
change the hours of our UAW/GM Benefit Rep. Mike
Feirn. His hours remain 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.