February 25, 2016

Michigan Alliance for Retired Americans Biannual Convention

Michigan Alliance for  Retired Americans Biannual Convention March 31, 2016~ Convention Call

YOU’RE INVITED! The Michigan Alliance for Retired Americans invites all union and community based retirees, members, affiliates, and guests to attend its Biannual Convention in the Metro Detroit Area on Thursday, March 31, 2016 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the UAW Region 1, 27800 George Merrelli Dr., Warren, MI 48092.  Registration will begin at 10:00 a.m.

The MiARA is an organization that is active and ready for the legislative and political challenges that lie ahead.  The purpose of the Michigan Alliance for Retired Americans (MiARA) is to create a powerful statewide network of union retiree and community based organizations to educate and inform the membership, the public, and elected officials about issues that affect the well being of retirees.

By coming together at the Biannual Convention, delegates and participants have the opportunity to share ideas on solving serious issues affecting the lives of retirees as they began to chart the course that MiARA will pursue in the critical years ahead.
Delegates attending the MiARA Biannual Convention will be briefed on a series of state and federal legislative initiatives impacting retirement security, MiARA legislative advocacy and political programs, and top aging issues.  Delegates will be addressed by an array of speakers from the Alliance for Retired Americans,  MI AFL-CIO, MI State Legislature and statewide Senior Advocates and Community Leaders.   The Biannual Convention will open with general elections for the five top officers – President, Executive Vice President, 1st Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.  The MiARA Nominations Committee will present a slate.  Each registered delegate shall receive one vote for the acceptance of by-laws and the election of officers.  Nominations for office will also be accepted from the floor.

REGISTRATION   – Go to the Blog on this website to download and print a copy of the official

 registration form.

An official Biannual Convention Registration form must be completed and mailed to: 

MiARA ATT: Retired Workers Department 8000 E. Jefferson Detroit, MI 48214
When registering several delegates, please copy the registration form and a fill out one per delegate.  Registration fees may be combined into one check. Upon MiARA receiving and processing your registration, you will receive a receipt and confirmation letter.

Registration postmarked by March 14th shall be $15.00. After March 14th, late registration shall be $20.00.  Delegates will also be able to register at the door for $20.00.
Your registration cost includes a full lunch and snack and beverage service throughout the convention, and all convention materials. Payment for registration must accompany the official registration form. Checks and money orders will be accepted and shall be made payable to the Michigan Alliance for Retired Americans or MiARA.

The MiARA Biannual Convention will be held at:  UAW Region 1  27800 George Merrelli Dr., Warren, MI 48092

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