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April 8, 2016

AFSCME Local 3450 has a new office! The office is at 2000 Walker Street, Suite N Des Moines IA 50317 (inside the Machinists' Hall).

AFSCME Local 3450 meetings will be held at the new office location at 2000 Walker Street. Membership meeting dates have been moved to the 4th Thursday of the month.  General Membership Meeting is at 6:00 PM. The Executive Board meets at 5:30 PM and all members are welcome to observe the Executive Board meeting. Check the calendar link to your left to confirm dates and times and to read the agenda for meeting.

AFSCME Local 3450 is accepting scholarship applications from children of our members who will be graduating from High School and attending college. The Local 3450 Executive Board and Membership will make a determination at the April 21, 2016 Membership Meeting who will receive the scholarships and what amount will be awarded.

The applicant should provide a cover sheet & essay with the following information:

A cover letter with applicant name, name of parent who is Local 3450 member and the Agency where the parent works
A personal contact number & address for the parent (note not a work number and address).
The name and address of the college the student will be attending.
What major(s) the student is declaring.
A 2-3 page essay on the subject of: "How unions have helped the average worker" or "How the union has helped my family."

When the selections are made the check are made out for the applicant and the school.

Application deadline is April 15, 2016.

Applications should be sent to:

Deb Shepherd
AFSCME Local 3450 President
1011 E Franklin Ave
Indianola IA 50125
Shepsis@aol.com

December 5, 2015

AFSCME Local 3450 is excited to donate $5,000 to Toys for Tots!

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Dear Sisters and Brothers,

AFSCME Local 3450 has a tradition of honoring the memory of immediate family of members who pass away and celebrating our members' retirements.If you know of a member's retirement or a member who has recently lost an immediate family member, please let me know at shepsis@aol.com. Please make sure to use a personal e-mail to contact me from outside of work.

In Solidarity,

Deb Shepherd
AFSCME Local 3450 President

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