BULLETIN

Bulletin No: 079                  Volume: 24            Tuesday 24 April 2018

 

To: All UFU MEMBERS

 

SUPPORTING OUR INDUSTRIAL OFFICER GEORGIE KIMMEL

 FUNDRAISER THIS SATURDAY 28 APRIL

 FIRE TRUCKS, KIDS’ ENTERTAINMENT, TRADE UNIONIST WIL STRACKE AS MC, LIVE AUCTION ON THE DAY – SEE BELOW FOR SNEAK PEAK OF AUCTION ITEMS!

 WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING UFU MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES & FRIENDS THERE!

 

UFU Staff respectfully reminds members that the fundraiser event for our Industrial Officer Georgie Kimmel is fast approaching!

The UFU thanks members for their donations.  As members know, Georgie is no longer able to work.  UFU members and trade unionists across Victoria have so far raised over $6,000 for Georgie! Thank you for your generous donations and for your messages of support to Georgie.

 

WHAT HAVE WE GOT PLANNED FOR THE DAY?

 

  • Gourmet carvery lunch & drinks
  • Trade unionist Wil Stracke will MC in the afternoon
  • Live acoustic music by the Bipolar Bears!
  • Fire trucks!
  • Live photobooth
  • Face painting and balloon twisting for the kids (2:00pm – 3:30pm)
  • Live auction – Items include a signed Gough Whitlam election campaign print, signed Jimmy Bartel Brownlow print, Mornington Peninsula Hot Springs voucher, hotel packages, wine, ‘Chief for the Day’ experience for kids, and much, much more!

 

The UFU will also present Georgie with the VTHC Zelda D’aprano award on the day, which was awarded to Georgie at the Trades Hall Labour Day Dinner last Friday. This award recognises Georgie’s decades of work supporting unionists and workers in Victoria.

 

Please RSVP ASAP (tickets $20 adults and free for kids) at https://www.trybooking.com/VEBK Ticket may also be purchased at the door on the day.  Proceeds from ticket sales go to Georgie Kimmel.

If you prefer to make a donation to Georgie’s GoFundMe, you may do so at https://www.gofundme.com/supportforgeorgie

Thank you kindly to the UFU members, other Victorian Unions and to the CFA and MFB for generously donating to the auction on the day.

 Most importantly, we look forward to seeing you, your shift mates, and your families on the day!

 

For those attending please note that at 3pm on Saturday a minute silence will be observed in recognition of Workers’ Memorial Day.

Strength in Unity

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Authorised by Peter Marshall, Branch Secretary