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I, having been duly elected to the office in the ____ of the APWU, AFL-CIO do solemnly pledge to uphold the Constitution and Bylaws of the APWU AFL-CIO, and the (state'Local). I further pledge to perform the duties of my office to the best of my ability. I promise that at the conclusion of my term in office, I will turn over to my successor all books, papers, records and documents that are the property of the APWU. Last, but not least, I promise to purchase only union made aticles whenever available. Failure to perform any of the above will mark me as an indivisual devoid of honor and destitute of integrety.


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32nd Annual Harkin Steak Fry

Senator Harkin’s Steak Fry is always one of the most highly anticipated, time-honored Iowa political traditions. Every year thousands of Iowans gather in Tom's home county, and this year we are pleased to announce Senator Al Franken as the special guest!

Please join us at the Warren County Fairgrounds in Indianola, Iowa on Sunday, September 13, 2009.

The Steak Fry will be from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Gates open at 12:30 p.m. (Warren County Fairgrounds are located 1 mile west of the intersection of Highways 65/69 and 92)

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Steak Fry Tickets: ($30 per person)
Steak Fry 2009 tickets are available for $30 per person; $35 at the gate. Student tickets are $15 with a student ID presented at the gate. Children's tickets age 5-10 are only available at the door the day of the event for $5. Children under age 5 are free.

Special Reception for Event Hosts and Sponsors: ($200 and $500 per person)
A special reception with Senator Harkin and Senator Franken will be held for Hosts and Sponsors prior to the Steak Fry in Des Moines. The time and location information will be mailed to confirmed Hosts and Sponsors after August 20th. Host levels are $200/person or $400/couple and Sponsor levels are $500/person or $1,000/couple. Each Host or Sponsor will also receive a ticket to the Steak Fry, along with their reception pass.

Online Orders: Please fill out and submit the form below to order Steak Fry tickets or Host and Sponsor reception passes online. Steak Fry tickets can be printed so make sure your computer printer is ready to print if you want to use this option.

The passes for the Host and Sponsor reception and the accompanying Steak Fry tickets will be mailed after August 20th.

Mail Orders: Print the order form if you wish to pay by mail.

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Sponsor Tickets:x $500.00= $
Host Tickets:x $200.00= $
Tickets:x $30.00= $
Student:x $15.00= $
Student tickets will be held at will call on the day of Steak Fry, and you must present a valid student ID at the gate.
TOTAL:    $
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32nd Harkin Steak Fry

With Senator Al Franken

Sunday, September 13th
Warren County Fairgrounds
Indianola, Iowa
For ticket information call (515) 277-9966 email

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Greetings from the Labor Center!


We write to announce publication of the 2008-09 LABOR CENTER COURSE SCHEDULE as well as the first issue of the LABOR CENTER NEWSLETTER.


Click here to link to our new newsletter.  In this issue:

·         Robin Clark-Bennett joins our education staff

·         Unions lead flood recovery efforts in eastern Iowa

·         Clarification of union roles in verifying workers’ immigration status

·         Highlights of the 2008-09 Labor Center course schedule


Click here to link to the full 2008-09 course schedule on our web site.  And consider registering now for the first two courses scheduled for this fall (to be held on the University of Iowa Oakdale Campus in Coralville):


Phone 319-335-4144 to register, or click here to register on-line.  


335-4144 to register, or click here to register on-line.  


In Solidarity,

Robin Clark-Bennett, Matt Glasson, Angel González, Jen Sherer



July 18-20
BMC Conference [Flyer-PDF]
Crowne Plaza Philadelphia Center City Hotel
(Rate: 118, Group code "BMC")
1800 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Online Registration: TBA

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APWU National Postal Press Association Editors’ Conference
Riviera Hotel
2901 Las Vegas Blvd., South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(800) 634-3420

For more information, visit the PPA’s website.

APWU Contact: Tony Carobine 906-774-9599,

Sept. 30-Oct. 3
APWU All-Craft Conference
Las Vegas Hilton
3000 Paradise Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

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APWU Health Plan 24th Annual Open Season Seminar
Las Vegas Hilton
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Contact: APWU Health Plan 410-424-2852

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