CHAPTER 4041 NEWS

AFSCME held a "coffee caucus" in Las Vegas at Dona Maria's Tamales Shop in Las Vegas on Friday February 22, the night before the Nevada Democratic Caucus.

At the February 6 General Membership meeting, the Board of Directors of Chapter 4041 adopted a new mission statement as follows:

At the Quartly Membership Meeting held November 21, the Chapter dedicated a Memorial Plaque in the name of long time member Frank Papaianni, who passed away earlier this year.  The plaque will be displayed in the Carson City office to honor those who have dedicated years of working to improve the rights, benefits and well being of Public Employees in Nevada. The inaugural class of inductees included. Jeanne Adams, Danny Coyle, Bob Gagnier and Roger Maillard.

The Board of Directors of AFSCME Retirees Chapter 4041 held a Quarterly Membership Meeting in Las Vegas on November 21, 2019. The meeting was held at the Nevada State AFL-CIO office and video conferenced to the Retirees office in Carson City. A luncheon catered by Olive Garden was held in Las Vegas while those attendees in Carson City enjoyed pizza. 

On October 26, 2019, Nevada celebrated its 155th birthday, with among other events and activities, a parade held in its capitol, Carson City.  The AFSCME Retirees Chapter 4041 participated with a "float' ridden by president Charles Muller, secretary Sandra Hudgens, board member Steve Suwe and his granddaughter, "Retiree-In-Training" Kiley.

70 Chapter 4041 Retirees along with active members of Local 4041and guests enjoyed a night of ” fun at the ol’ ball park” Saturday August 17, 2019 by attending a Reno Aces ball game at Greater Nevada Field in Reno, Nevada.  Everyone in the group also received a collectors edition Reno Aces ball cap.

The Northern Chapters (Sierra Range, Washoe and Retirees Chapter 4041) held their annual summer picnic Sunday August 11, 2019 at Bowers Mansion County Park in Washoe Valley.  Everyone agreed that the turnout was tremendous and was a good time of camaraderie,  food and fun. 

Retirees Chapter 4041 President Charles Muller and Board Member Steve Suwe attended the 39th Annual Meeting of the AFSCME RETIREES COUNCIL held July 22 thru 25, 2019 in  Washington, D.C. 

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In celebration of Older American's Month, Nevada Alliance for Retired Americans (NARA) President, Tom (TBird) Bird, sat with Nevada Senate Majority Leader, Senator Nicole Cannizzaro during general assembly.  NARA held a tabling event in the Legislature lobby during the day, sharing information important to seniors and those that will retire one day.