Saturday, December 20, 2014

CSEA Well Represented at RLC Awards Dinner

Rochester, NY-- On December 18, Rochester Labor Council held it’s Annual Delegates Awards Dinner at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. CSEA was well represented at the year-end gala. The evening was highlighted by honoring several members of the CSEA family. 

Monroe County Local 828 President Bess Watts won a perfect attendance award for RLC delegate meetings. Watts serves on the executive board for the Rochester Labor Council, AFL-CIO as a delegate for CSEA and is also an at-large member for the Rochester chapter constituency group of Pride At Work, AFL-CIO.

Along with honoring Watts, CSEA Region 6 won best float for the 2014 Rochester Labor Day Parade. Region 6 President Flo Tripi accepted the award to a packed house of over 300 people. Former CSEA member and staffer Debbie Lee won the RLC Lifetime Achievement Award and Ove Overmyer, Local CSEA 828 VP and President of the City of Rochester Library Workers won a special recognition award for "Capturing the Labor Movement." 

The keynote speaker for the event was Rep. Louise Slaughter. 

CSEA's Flo Tripi and Ove Overmyer accept awards at RLC Awards Dinner at RRCC on December 18, 2014. Photo by Bess Watts.

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