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Save the date: Sunday, June 17, 2018. New venue: Krause’s Grove, 2 Beach Road, Halfmoon, NY. Noon to 6 (Food served till 3:30)
All members in good standing are invited to attend with their spouse and children. Singles bring a guest. Dads also get in free in honor of Father’s Day.Find out more »
Join your colleagues for a Valley Cats game & Fireworks on Thursday, July 19 at The Joe and Enter to win 4 box tickets.Find out more »
Relax with your colleagues after work. 5:15–7 pm at Dinosaur BBQ in Troy Refreshments provided! Supported in part by a generous donation from the estate of Marv Cermak.Find out more »
Friday, December 7 from 6–9 p.m. at Wolf’s 1-11 on Wolf Road.
Join your fellow Guild members for drinks and hors d’oeuvres! Guild members are invited to bring one guest.
The Guild will also be holding its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m., just after the start of the Dec. 7 holiday party at Wolf's 1-11. There is no defined agenda and nothing requiring a member vote at this brief meeting, but it will be a chance to hear from and ask questions of your Guild officers. Topics will include healthcare, buyouts, and a contract update.Find out more »
Join your colleagues to help in a phone drive to reach out to other Times Union staffers with a short survey. We’ll be having pizza and soft drinks while we make calls from our 2nd floor office at the Labor Temple. Bring your cell phone!Find out more »
Hey Newsie Guild members! Former TU employees want to show their support as we go through a tumultuous time at the Times Union. Be sure to mark your calendars and pop in for a drink, snack and a bit of camaraderie Tuesday at the Warehouse Grill on Wolf Road (so close to the TU you can walk there if you want)!Find out more »
Come see Newsies in Albany and show Guild support. Over 100 years ago, youth who sold newspapers on the streets of New York City led a strike against Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst's newspapers seeking fair wages for their work. Sound familiar? Newsies is loosely based on that 1899 strike of the newsboys who take to the streets after Pulitzer and Hearst raise distribution prices, and is a story many of us at the Times Union - a Hearst-owned paper - can identify with. What better way to rally our troops than a night out in Albany to see the show and support the Guild? We have a number of tickets available to see the musical at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 at the Albany Park Playhouse. This is a fun, family-friendly opportunity to get to know your colleagues, take the family out for an evening show, and show our solidarity. All are welcome to attend. Those interested in tickets should contact Guild President Amanda Fries at email@example.com. Priority will be given to those in good standing. To learn more about the show, visit the Park Playhouse website.Find out more »
Our monthly Executive Board meetings normally take place every 2nd Wednesday of the month at the Labor Temple. As always, these meetings are open to the membership.Find out more »
Join the Albany Newspaper Guild for its annual picnic at Six Mile Waterworks Park in Albany! What: Albany Newspaper Guild Annual Picnic When: Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 Time: 12–4 p.m. Where: Six Mile Waterworks Park, 135 Fuller Road, Albany (it's the park off the first roundabout on Fuller Road when heading toward SUNYPolytechnic Institute) We'll have all-beef hot dogs, hamburgers, black bean veggie burgers, peach glazed BBQ chicken, mac n' cheese, salads and more, thanks to Birch Hill Catering. This is a free event sponsored by the Guild, and a way for us all to get together and enjoy an afternoon of food and yard games as we wrap up the summer! This is a family-friendly event. There is a playground on site as well as walking trails at the park, and we'll have coloring books and other things to keep the kids occupied. Please RSVP below by Wednesday, Sept. 11 with how many will be attending so we can accommodate for food. Guild-eligible members (both those in good standing, and those who aren't) as well as Guild alumni are welcome to attend!Find out more »