NEWS AND EVENTS…

Federation Training

The October 27, 2017 Federation Training information can be found at:  Federation Training.

 

NARFE PAC CONTEST, PROFILES IN CIVIL SERVICE AND MEET AND GREET
The details of the NARFE PAC contest, “Profiles in Civil Service” and Meet and Greet can be found on the PAC Committee page.  NARFE PAC Info

Jessica Klement’s Presentation at Federation Board Meeting

Jessica Klement’s Presentation is posted on the Federation Training Page.  This is an excellent resource to use at your Chapter meetings or include a link to the Federation Training page in Chapter newsletters.  It is the second document on the Federation Training page.     Jessica Klement’s Presentation.

Alzheimer’s Stamp

The Frederick News Post (FNP) has a front page article about the new Alzheimer’s Postal Stamp that was approved after years of  effort by Kathy Siggins (Chapter 409).  Once the stamps are printed in the next month or so, ask at your local post office to purchase the stamps.  The funds will go to DHHS to support Alzheimer’s research.  The article can be found at:  FNP, Kathy Siggins.

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TO: Members of Executive Committee, Federation Committee Chairs and Chapter Presidents  and Secretaries

FROM: President Dr. Gary Roundtree, Sr.


SUBJECT: Call for Articles for 2017 Fall Federation Newsletter
The deadline for Fall Newsletter articles is Friday, July 28, 2017. Articles should be submitted no later than that date to Secretary Pat Farmer (buttonspaf@aol.com) with a cc to me, Gary Roundtree (groundtreesr@hotmail.com). Pat will do the initial editing of
the articles.Pat will send out a reminder mid-July that newsletter articles are due July 28 but we wanted to give some lead time since it’s summer and people will be on vacation.Also, Pat has been receiving updated F-7s with the changes in chapter officers. If you receive this email and are no longer chapter president, please let Pat know.If you have any questions re the newsletter, please contact me by email or phone, 410-277-8750 / 443-929-7045 (c) or Pat by email or phone, 301-776-4645.Also, we are still looking for a new Maryland Federation Newsletter Editor. Our current editor, Linda Adams, has valiantly continued on with her newsletter editor duties for an additional year since she wanted to step down. We need someone to step forward to relieve Linda of these duties. She will continue to Chair the Electronic Communications Committee. If you or one of your chapter members are interested in taking this volunteer position,
please let me know as soon as possible.
Thanks,
Gary
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WELCOME

A Message from our Federation President:

As President of the Maryland Federation, first I want to welcome you to the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE), Maryland Federation.  NARFE is the only organization that protects your earned benefits as an Active or Retired Federal Civilian Employee.  The Maryland Federation is the statewide umbrella organization that directly provides resources, support and training to NARFE members who are residents of the state.  The Maryland Federation website will keep you informed about the grassroots activities happening across the state that further the NARFE mission.

We will continue to maintain this website and trust that you will find the information to help you in your active career or in retirement.  Keep in mind that all NARFE members are encouraged and welcome to participate in any National, Federation or Chapter activity that you may desire.  Please review the Chapter tabs on this website to follow the activities of our Chapters.  Other sections on this site will help members from Chapter Officers to active members to potential new members.  We have a link to the NARFE National website to register new members. 

Gary Roundtree, Ph.D. President      

Maryland Federation                                                                                        Email:  http://groundtreesr@hotmail.com