Now that the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler, there is a lot on the schedule for the coming weeks. First, and foremost, the next General Membership Meeting is tonight, Oct. 17, at the Plumbers Hall located in Ronkonkoma at 2123 5th Ave. The meeting begins at 6PM and there will be food. We encourage all members to attend. Become informed and get involved.
Next week Rite Aid will be coming to the courthouses to administer Flu and/or Pneumonia Vaccinations to all members who are interested. Make sure to bring your insurance card. The schedule is as follows:
- Monday 10/21 District/Supreme Court Central Islip 2nd Floor Green Conference Room 12PM-2 PM
- Tuesday 10/22 Family/Supreme Court Central Islip 4th Floor Conference Room 12-2 PM
- Wed. 10/23 Surrogates Court Riverhead in the Library 12-2 PM
- Thurs. 10/24 Supreme Court Riverhead in DCM 3rd Floor 12-2 PM
- Fri. 10/25 County Court Riverhead 3rd Floor Hallway (Health and Wellness Fair) 12-2 PM
On Friday, October 25, we will have our Health and Wellness Fair on the 3rd Floor of the County Court. The fair will run from 12-2 PM. Come visit the various tables and meet our providers such as GVS, Vision Screening, AccuHealth, Asonet, Freedom Mortgage, Deferred Comp, Wealth Steps, and many others. Lunch will be provided.
GVS will be bringing the Optical Van to the court house in Cental Islip on October 30. Get your eyes checked and choose your frames without having to leave the parking lot. It doesn't get much easier than that. There are still some appointment slots open. For information on what your GVS vision benefit provides visit www.generalvision.com and enter code 7159.
On Thursday, Nov. 14, we will be holding our 4th Annual Dinner Dance to benefit the SCCEA Scholarship Fund and to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of our Union. Our event this year will be at Flowerfield, 199 Mill Pond, St. James beginning at 6 PM. The price for members and their significant other is $75 each. The price includes unlimited alcohol, cocktail hour, full course meal with a choice of Grilled Steak, Grilled Chicken, Miso Salmon, or Vegetable Strudel . We will have live music from In the Groove. There will also be raffle baskets with a chance to win some sensational prizes. All proceeds from this event will be used to provide scholarships for our members and their children or grandchildren. Don't miss out. Come join the fun. Lets celebrate together. Order your tickets today. Please send a check made payable to the Suffolk County Court Employees Association before Oct. 31. All checks can be mailed to 1363-24 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge NY 11788.