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    Giving Thanks

    Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks.

    It is not just about  food, sights, and company. It is also about giving and sharing blessings with others.

    We all have been confronted with  great change and challenges over the past 20 months or so.

    it’s important to pause, reflect and count the blessings in our respective lives.

    Teamsters Joint Council 25 Women’s Committee  would like to thank you for your continued support throughout these trying times and for allowing us to continue to proudly represent Teamster women.

    However, you may celebrate the holiday, Teamsters JC25 Women's Committee Executive Board  wishes you and yours a blessed Thanksgiving season.

    Happy Thanksgiving, everyone.

    Tracy Reed Bowers,

    President Teamsters JC25 Women Committee

     LADIES MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THIS SPECIAL EVENT!


    Download: Financial Planning Flyer Poster.pdf

    READY ,SET, DREAM!

    Come join the JC25 Women’s Committee tomorrow February 13th at 3pm, for the First Quarter Membership Meeting of 2021.

    Guest speakers include Cook County Commissioner Donna Black Miller, renowned surgeon,  Dr. Brian Williams of the University of Chicago, and Allyson Vaulx of “Ask Ally”.

    Ask the expert about the COVID-19 vaccine, get information about Cook County’s vaccine roll-out and then get your creative juices flowing with a Vision Board Party!

    You can grab most of your  supplies for your Vision Board at the Dollar Store for less than 10 dollars.

    We have a fun-filled and informative afternoon planned for you!

    VISION BOARD SUPPLIES:

    Poster Board

    Glue, tape, stick

    Pens, pencils, markers

    Scissors

    Stickers

    Magazines

    Family Pictures

    Favorite Quotes

    Women's Committee is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

    Topic: JC25 Women First Quarter Meeting 2021
    Time: Feb 13, 2021 03:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

    To Join Zoom Meeting copy/past into browser;
    https://zoom.us/j/4700100378

    Meeting ID: 470 010 0378


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    Join JC25 Women for an afternoon of fun, prizes, inspiration and sister-hood! 2021 VISIONBOARD WORKSHOP DETAILS: Date: Sunday 13th February 2021 Time: 3:00 pm - 5pm Via ZOOM https://zoom.
    Read More...
    The Teamsters Women's Conference has provided timely, topic-specific webinars that they hope are helpful to you. While they do not take the place of the yearly in-person conference, it is an opportunity to hear from Teamster Sisters as well as experts in fields that affect us.
    Read More...
    Making Strides is going Virtual!! In place of a walk at Soldier Field this year, ACS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer has created a variety of ways to have fun this October while supporting the fight against breast cancer. Teamsters Women’s Committee will be participating in several ways: 1.
    Read More...
    Early in-person voting for the November election starts today in Illinois, with the exception of Cook County and Chicago.  Polls open at select locations in DuPage, Kankakee, Lake, McHenry and Will counties starting at 8 a.m.  In Chicago, early voting will start Oct. 1 at the city’s Loop supersite. Ward polling sites open on Oct. 14.
    Read More...

    Teamsters Joint Council No. 25 Women’s Committee donated over 16,000 personal hygiene products to the Chicago Period Project at the First Quarter Membership Meeting on Saturday February 15th. Women’s Committee members rotated in groups of ten to help sort out the of thousands of donations.

    The Chicago Period Project is a non-profit organization that seeks to empower homeless and in-need people to experience their periods with dignity, by providing free menstrual supplies to organizations like shelters, community centers and Chicago Public Schools.

    The non-profit organization was brought to the attention of the Women’s Committee’s Executive Board by Local 727 Executive Board member Caleen Carter-Patton. “It’s really great to help people who don’t have access to these supplies and even if they do it’s really expensive so being able to give to other women who need it is so important,” said Carter-Patton.

    Several affiliates helped to make the donation drive a huge success; Joint Council No. 25, Local 743, TNBC, Local 710, Local 727 and Teamster shops that held individual donation drives.  Joint Council 25 Women’s Committee President Reed-Bowers expressed her gratitude to Local 743 President Simmons-Peterson for hosting the event.  “This was the first membership meeting that I resided over as president of the Women’s Committee and I was so proud to have it at my home local.” Reed said. “It was the perfect location and I would like to extend my gratitude to President Simmons for her hospitality. I would also like to thank the Women’s Committee Executive Board for their efforts with pulling this event together. Working with such a great group of women makes my job so much easier,” President Reed said.

    To learn more about the Chicago Period Project go to https://www.chicagoperiodproject.org

    The Second Quarter Meeting is scheduled for May 6, 2020, 6p.m. at Local 710 in Mokena, IL.

    At the  November 2019  Executive Board Meeting, the Joint Council 25 Women’s Committee board unanimously voted to elect Tracy Reed-Bowers President, Lesley Tuton Secretary Treasurer, and Lisa Beecher Recording Secretary for the 2020-2022 term.
    Read More...

    In an effort to streamline the renewal process, we encourage members to renew their memberships in January of each year.

    To renew, download the membership form here and return it to the Teamsters Joint Council 25 Women's Committee office.  You can also renew by clicking on the Pay Pal link on the homepage. 


    Download: Teamster JC25WC Membership form-2020.pdf

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    CREATE A MEANINGFUL LEGACY TODAY

    Financial planning for women is important regardless of your current status.

    Whether you are single, married, changing careers, starting a family, getting divorced, or caring for elderly parents, there are key financial steps you should be taking to ensure you meet your financial goals.

    When it comes to financial planning for women, it can get overwhelming. However, with these financial steps, you can create a plan to ensure you are financially prepared for whatever life stage you are at.

    Join us  at our Fourth Quarter Membership meeting, Saturday November 13, 2021 @ 11a.m at Teamsters Local 731, 1000 Burr Ridge Parkway, to learn financial strategies to help you live the life you want today and in the future.  

    *For more information contact;

    Tracy Reed-Bowers 773-220-9893

    *refreshments will be served

    It's Strides Time!! 

    Please join the Teamsters Joint Council 25 Women’s Committee as we “Make Strides Against Breast Cancer”,  

    Saturday October 16, 2021 Soldier Field, 8am  

    Why Support Making Strides?  

    Apart from skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common cancer type in women. For more than two decades, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer has united communities in the fight against this deadly disease and funded breakthrough research, 24/7 support for breast cancer patients, and access to lifesaving screenings.  

    Innovative Research  

    Making Strides has invested more than $75 million dollars in breast cancer research since its start.  

    Supporting Patients  

    Making Strides has provided more than 490,000 free rides to chemo, supplied 500K+free places to stay near hospitals, 29K free wigs, and a live 24/7 cancer helpline, and so much more.  

    Education and Prevention  

    Making strides provides free information and support  

    services, helping people reduce their breast cancer risk or find it early when it may be easier to treat.  

    By supporting the American Cancer Society, you ensure that no one  

    dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis will walk alone.  

    To join our team or donate go to;  

    http://main.acsevents.org/goto/teamstersjointcouncil25womenscommittee

    Or contact Team Leader; Tracy Reed 01reed01@gmail.com 


    Download: Making Strides fundraiser_squares.pdf

    Teamsters Joint Council 25 Women's Committee's  Third Quarter Membership meeting will be held on Saturday August 28th from 4-7pm at Teamsters Local 731 1000 Burr Ridge Parkway, Burr Ridge IL.

    We have an afternoon of fun, food and sisterhood planned for you!

    We're bringing back our popular "Ladies Night Bingo". This time in person!

    In keeping with our commitment to charity, particularly ones that affects women, we are holding a donation drive in support of the Free the Girls Foundation. 

    Any member who brings a new or gently used bra to donate to the "Free the Girls" foundation will receive an extra Bingo board.

    You must be a current JC25 Women's Committee member to participate and  win bingo prizes.

    To join the committee you can pay your dues by clicking on the PayPal link found on the website landing page.

    For more information contact;

    Tracy Reed 773-220-9893

    Slots are still available for the conceal carry class Saturday and Sunday June 26-27th.

    1st Crowned Firearms  provides all services for those to meet the requirements to receive their Illinois Conceal Carry Permit.  NO FOID CARD IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE CLASS.

    Total cost for the class is $135.00. A $75.00 deposit is required, and balance is due on the day of the class.

    This is a two-day course. It is the only training required by the State of Illinois to obtain a concealed carry permit. There is no experience necessary. The instructors cover everything needed for you to learn about firearm safety and training no matter what the skill level.  They have taught a multitude of people who have never touched a firearm, so please, do not be discouraged.  Their aim is to make you feel informed, educated, and comfortable.

    Refreshments will be provided.

    If interested contact:

    Tracy Reed

    773-220-9893

    01reed01@gmail.com  

    CONCEAL CARRY CLASS 

    Teamsters Joint Council 25 Women is offering a Conceal-Carry Class Saturday June 26th (class) and Sunday June 27th (range).  The class is approximately 4 hours.

    The total cost for the class is $135.00

    $75.00 Down payment is due on Friday June 11, 2021 via;

    ZELLE-1stcrownedfirearms20@gmail.com

    Cash App-$1stcrowned

    Paypal-1stcrownedfirearms20@gmail.com

    **WHEN MAKING YOUR DOWNPAYMENT PLEASE LIST YOUR FULL NAME, PHONE, LOCAL AND TEAMSTER EVENT 6/26** 

    SPACE IS LIMITED!!!

    Refreshments will be served.

    For more information or questions  contact;

    Tracy Reed 773-220-9893



        

     

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    Giving Thanks

    Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks.

    It is not just about  food, sights, and company. It is also about giving and sharing blessings with others.

    We all have been confronted with  great change and challenges over the past 20 months or so.

    it’s important to pause, reflect and count the blessings in our respective lives.

    Teamsters Joint Council 25 Women’s Committee  would like to thank you for your continued support throughout these trying times and for allowing us to continue to proudly represent Teamster women.

    However, you may celebrate the holiday, Teamsters JC25 Women's Committee Executive Board  wishes you and yours a blessed Thanksgiving season.

    Happy Thanksgiving, everyone.

    Tracy Reed Bowers,

    President Teamsters JC25 Women Committee

     LADIES MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THIS SPECIAL EVENT!


    Download: Financial Planning Flyer Poster.pdf

    READY ,SET, DREAM!

    Come join the JC25 Women’s Committee tomorrow February 13th at 3pm, for the First Quarter Membership Meeting of 2021.

    Guest speakers include Cook County Commissioner Donna Black Miller, renowned surgeon,  Dr. Brian Williams of the University of Chicago, and Allyson Vaulx of “Ask Ally”.

    Ask the expert about the COVID-19 vaccine, get information about Cook County’s vaccine roll-out and then get your creative juices flowing with a Vision Board Party!

    You can grab most of your  supplies for your Vision Board at the Dollar Store for less than 10 dollars.

    We have a fun-filled and informative afternoon planned for you!

    VISION BOARD SUPPLIES:

    Poster Board

    Glue, tape, stick

    Pens, pencils, markers

    Scissors

    Stickers

    Magazines

    Family Pictures

    Favorite Quotes

    Women's Committee is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

    Topic: JC25 Women First Quarter Meeting 2021
    Time: Feb 13, 2021 03:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

    To Join Zoom Meeting copy/past into browser;
    https://zoom.us/j/4700100378

    Meeting ID: 470 010 0378


    One tap mobile
    +13126266799,,4700100378# US (Chicago)

    Join JC25 Women for an afternoon of fun, prizes, inspiration and sister-hood! 2021 VISIONBOARD WORKSHOP DETAILS: Date: Sunday 13th February 2021 Time: 3:00 pm - 5pm Via ZOOM https://zoom.
    Read More...
    The Teamsters Women's Conference has provided timely, topic-specific webinars that they hope are helpful to you. While they do not take the place of the yearly in-person conference, it is an opportunity to hear from Teamster Sisters as well as experts in fields that affect us.
    Read More...
    Making Strides is going Virtual!! In place of a walk at Soldier Field this year, ACS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer has created a variety of ways to have fun this October while supporting the fight against breast cancer. Teamsters Women’s Committee will be participating in several ways: 1.
    Read More...
    Early in-person voting for the November election starts today in Illinois, with the exception of Cook County and Chicago.  Polls open at select locations in DuPage, Kankakee, Lake, McHenry and Will counties starting at 8 a.m.  In Chicago, early voting will start Oct. 1 at the city’s Loop supersite. Ward polling sites open on Oct. 14.
    Read More...

    Teamsters Joint Council No. 25 Women’s Committee donated over 16,000 personal hygiene products to the Chicago Period Project at the First Quarter Membership Meeting on Saturday February 15th. Women’s Committee members rotated in groups of ten to help sort out the of thousands of donations.

    The Chicago Period Project is a non-profit organization that seeks to empower homeless and in-need people to experience their periods with dignity, by providing free menstrual supplies to organizations like shelters, community centers and Chicago Public Schools.

    The non-profit organization was brought to the attention of the Women’s Committee’s Executive Board by Local 727 Executive Board member Caleen Carter-Patton. “It’s really great to help people who don’t have access to these supplies and even if they do it’s really expensive so being able to give to other women who need it is so important,” said Carter-Patton.

    Several affiliates helped to make the donation drive a huge success; Joint Council No. 25, Local 743, TNBC, Local 710, Local 727 and Teamster shops that held individual donation drives.  Joint Council 25 Women’s Committee President Reed-Bowers expressed her gratitude to Local 743 President Simmons-Peterson for hosting the event.  “This was the first membership meeting that I resided over as president of the Women’s Committee and I was so proud to have it at my home local.” Reed said. “It was the perfect location and I would like to extend my gratitude to President Simmons for her hospitality. I would also like to thank the Women’s Committee Executive Board for their efforts with pulling this event together. Working with such a great group of women makes my job so much easier,” President Reed said.

    To learn more about the Chicago Period Project go to https://www.chicagoperiodproject.org

    The Second Quarter Meeting is scheduled for May 6, 2020, 6p.m. at Local 710 in Mokena, IL.

    At the  November 2019  Executive Board Meeting, the Joint Council 25 Women’s Committee board unanimously voted to elect Tracy Reed-Bowers President, Lesley Tuton Secretary Treasurer, and Lisa Beecher Recording Secretary for the 2020-2022 term.
    Read More...

    In an effort to streamline the renewal process, we encourage members to renew their memberships in January of each year.

    To renew, download the membership form here and return it to the Teamsters Joint Council 25 Women's Committee office.  You can also renew by clicking on the Pay Pal link on the homepage. 


    Download: Teamster JC25WC Membership form-2020.pdf
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