Ron Carey Memorial Meeting

Celebrate the life and work of Ron Carey, Saturday, February 28 in New York.

Join family members, friends, Teamsters who served with Ron, labor leaders, journalists, and Local 804 members for a celebration of the life and work of Ron Carey, the first democratically elected General President in Teamster history.

This special event is being organized by supporters and friends of Ron Carey in conjunction with the Carey family.

Click here to download a leaflet with more information about the event.

Speakers will share their memories of the labor leader and union reformer who changed the course of the Teamsters Union and the U.S. labor movement and led the victorious 1997 UPS strike.

Save the Date:
Saturday, February 28
1 PM
Sheraton LaGuardia East
135-20 39th Avenue
Flushing, New York

Event Co-Chairs: Daniel Carey, Ken Crowe, Diana Kilmury, Bob Muehlenkamp, Ken Paff, Pat Pagnanella, Tim Sylvester

Click here to download a leaflet with more information about the event, including directions and a list of event sponsors.

For more information or to RSVP, contact RememberingRonCarey [at] gmail.com

Note: A limited number of guest rooms will be available at a discounted rate for out-of-town participants. Call the Sheraton LaGuardia East and mention the Ron Carey Memorial Meeting to get the discounted rate of $129 + tax for a limited time. Call 718-460-6666 to reserve your room.

Send Your Remembrances & Photos of Ron

The Event Co-Chairs are collecting remembrances and photos of Ron to create displays for the Memorial Meeting and to produce a commemorative book for the Carey family.

Please participate by sending a few words about Ron and/or your favorite photo of him. You can send your words or photos via email to RememberingRonCarey [at] gmail.com or mail them to:

Tim Sylvester
1773 E. 33rd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11234

Send a copy of the photo; originals cannot be returned.

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