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The 2024 National Convention, Caribe Royale, Orlando, Florida - August 24-30, 2024

On Sunday August 25, 2024, Karla Kirby, USPS Executive Manager for the Postal Service Health Benefits Program, will be our Retiree guest speaker just prior to the start of our Sunday afternoon Retiree business session. Ms. Kirby will be speaking on PSHB and will address questions that you may have. Reminder: Open Season for PSHB begins November 11, 2024, so this will be an informative session, for all members and family members who are covered by FEHB, with updated information on the new Postal Service Health Benefits Plan that will take effect on January 1, 2025. Be sure to share this news with other Retirees! 

Fall Retired Meeting Minutes October 4 2023

Lou Stuckey called the meeting to order at 1:50

Before our meeting Allen Perry spoke to us about the upcoming insurance changes.

Sara Kreitzer lead us in the pledge of allegiance.

Lou Stuckey

Treasure’s report and minutes have been printed out and are on the tables.
Lou asked for any corrections or additions to them?
Tracie Gebhart made a motion to dismiss reading the minutes and treasures report.
2nd by Jay Van Horn
All those in favor? Yes
Opposed? None
 Treasurer’s report will be filed for audit.

Lou said that at State Convention this year we voted to go to Mason Oh for 2024 State Convention but that place would not allow us to have a hospitality room. We would have to buy all alcohol from them. 
The Executive Board made the decision to move the state convention to Salt Fork State Park, May 30-June 2, 2024

Lou said that our National 2025 location notified us that they would be remodeling their facility and would not be able to have our convention. Therefore our bid for 2025 National  was withdrawn.
National Convention for is in Orlando Fl, August 24-30, 2024
National Convention for 2025 will be in Dallas TX

Lou said
Ohio is #1 in PAC contributions this year.

Laura Reese worked diligently on the Star award and we won the Star Award.

Paul Joseph was presented two awards for Postscript's 

Sara Kreitzer
Marie Martins’ granddaughter won the 1000.00 National UPMA Retiree scholarship

Sara reminded us about membership and pointed out that the officer's contact information is on the back of our program.

Our Fall Luncheon will be on October 2, 2024 at Der Dutchman in Plain City.

Rita Schemmel made a motion to close the meeting and it was 2nd by Robert Smith.

Minutes submitted by Deb Justice


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