NAARFE to host guest speaker Daphne Loring

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LEWISTON — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 24, at the Ramada Inn. A social half hour will be followed by lunch at noon. After the speaker, there will be a business meeting with reading of the minutes. A report will be given by our Legislative Committee members, Roland Metayer and Claire Breton, on new updates of federal and state issues and, also, they will relate their recent video conference with Sen. Susan Collins and what was discussed.

Guest speaker will be Daphne Loring, coordinator for the Maine Fair Trade Campaign. MFTC is a state coalition of more than 50 labor, environmental, family farm, community and low-income groups working together for fair trade and a just, sustainable and democratic local and global economy.

Plans for the meeting were conducted at a board meeting attended by Richard St. Amand, Paul Ouellette, Doris Hamel, Roland Metayer, Claire Breton and Martha Robinson.

NARFE is an organization for active and retired employees, spouses, surviving spouses and former spouses who are legally eligible for a federal or survivor annuity. NARFE is one of America’s oldest and largest associations founded in 1921 with the mission of protecting the earned rights and benefits of America’s active and retired federal workers. For more information about NARFE, visit www.NARFE.org.

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