F I R S T Q U A R T E R 2 012 A U n i o n Pa c i f i c E m p l oye e C l u b s N ews l e t t e r
New and Notable 85
Club 85, Avondale, La., celebrated its first on area residents and
birthday in March. communities.
The group has grown to 16 members Since August, members have collected
including President Bobby Roe, Vice nearly 100 eyeglasses for donation to
President Joseph Chelette and Secretary/ several eye care providers near Addis,
Treasurer Angel Roe. Avondale and Baton Rouge, La., and
As UTU Local 1337 secretary/treasurer, approximately 85 operable cellular
Roe promotes club membership, especially phones, batteries and chargers for the
at union meetings and safety feeds, as Capitol Area Family Violence Intervention
do other members. They also encourage Center’s Battered Women’s Program in Meanwhile, members give back to
spouses to join. Baton Rouge. their railroad brethren by volunteering
As the club blossoms, members strive They also plan a charity drive for St. Jude to cook and serve food for Addis-area
to identify ways to make a positive impact Children’s Research Hospital in 2012. safety meals.
From Executive Committee Chairman Skip Reed
2012 is UP’s 150th Celebration and there are many Family can take a very short jaunt off the main
Day events being planned across the system. See Page 4 for highway to walk in the wagon wheel
a list. If you have not already been contacted, you and your ruts created by the tens of thousands of
club should contact the local supervision to help with these wagons that traveled the Oregon Trail.
events. This is a great way to build your club’s community You can walk in these ruts that are carved
service numbers and a relationship with local supervision. very deep into the rocks. There is also
The convention this year is in Denver at the Renaissance a register cliff in that area. Continue on
Hotel Aug. 7-10. See Page 8 for more details and contact your to I-25 south to return to Cheyenne. This
club president for convention forms and plan to attend. Our loop is a great on-your-own tour.
theme this year is “Pirates of the Colorado” so we should see Peer Support and Operation RedBlock organizations held
some amazing costumes. an auction in April 2012 in Sparks, Nev., at their meeting.
Spend a couple extra days in the area or go to Cheyenne, They raised lots of cash and submitted a substantial number
Wyo., to stay in or visit the Plains Hotel where the Employee of payroll deductions, which they donated to UPEC Friend to
Clubs began in May 1924. Cheyenne is approximately one Friend Network.
hour and 15 minutes from Denver. From Cheyenne, travel Looking for ideas to help your club raise money for char-
north on Hwy 85 approximately one hour to visit one of the ity or help with community service???? Read this newslet-
most famous forts on the Oregon Trail, Fort Laramie. There ter for many simple fundraising ideas and opportunities.
are many buildings including the stockade that remain from Congratulations to all these clubs for their hard work and
the original fort. Continue a few miles to Guernsey where you ingenuity.
AT T R AC K T I O N S 2
Bob Moore, past president, left, and Charlotte Featherling,
vice president, volunteer during the holiday season to benefit
children and families in need.
Sanjel Energy Corporation executives and federal, state and local
dignitaries including U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, second from
left, participate in the March 14 safety fair.
In December, Club 66 members pack donation boxes in
San Antonio Community Safety Fair attendees marvel support of the Angel Tree Christmas project at San Antonio’s
at the new wheel truck on display March 14. Salvation Army.
A month rarely goes by that
Club 66 members aren’t actively
giving back to San Antonio and
In October, the club teamed
with the Black Employee Network to col-
lect clothing, hygiene items, canned foods
and other goods to aid Texas fire victims.
Donations were delivered to a Bastrop,
The group enrolled 65 club members
Nov. 10 during the San Antonio Service From left, Charlotte Featherling, vice president; Randol, Denise and Reese Royce; Kari and Courtney Brown; Bob Moore,
past president; Gary Featherling; and Buck Russel, president, partner with Sanjel Energy Corporation March 14 to educate
Unit Health and Safety Fair. Charlotte the public about railroad safety.
Featherling, vice president, won the raffle
of two Amtrak tickets. Fourteen people and families in need. booth. Nearby, a new wheel truck used
also pledged payroll deductions to UPEC The club also joined forces with Sanjel by the San Antonio Service Unit Car
Friend to Friend Network. Energy Corporation March 14 for the Department was on display. More than
Throughout the holiday season, mem- opening ceremony and Community 500 people learned railroad trespassing
bers supported the Salvation Army San Safety Fair at Sanjel’s new Cibolo, Texas, dangers and to always expect a train.
Antonio’s Angel Tree project. Through location. Members participated in the The club plans to join Sanjel in upcoming
the year, the organization assisted nearly ribbon-cutting ceremony with federal, community safety activities.
6,000 children and 1,685 families with state and local dignitaries, including U.S. In May, members plan to complete yet
toys and clothes. Club members packed Rep. Henry Cuellar. another adopt-a-park trash cleanup at
donation boxes for Angel Tree children They also operated a railroad safety Cassiano Park.
AT T R AC K T I O N S 3
Promotion = Participation Club
Since Club 86, Roseville, Calif., formed Aug. 18, it has grown ate about,” she said. Roseville, Calif.
to more than 60 members. The club hosted socials with snacks for
Club officers include Raj Randhawa, president; Cathy Gregg, crews on all three shifts, which created addition-
vice president; and Tracy Standridge, secretary. al opportunities to promote club membership.
Members capitalize on every opportunity to educate fel- “Second shift has been very supportive,” said
low employees one-on-one about the many benefits of club Randhawa, second-shift mechanical service
membership. operator. “We can continue to raise member-
“The club gives members a great way to assist residents in ship if we promote the club more to first- and
need within our community and to assist employees in need third-shift employees.”
through UPEC Friend to Friend Network,” Randhawa said. Gregg, also Club 86’s Operation Lifesaver presenter, pro-
Gregg said the club promotes belonging. motes both organizations at schools and community events,
“Club members get to know each other and other railroad including Downtown Tuesday Nights from May through July
families outside of work, and can improve our community when Roseville’s Vernon Street closes for local vendor booths
through service by raising funds for charities they are passion- and exhibits. She will attend May 15 and June 19.
In 2012, Randhawa hopes Club 86 members will not hesitate
to participate in a cause dear to his heart, the Fighting Against
Leukemia and Lymphoma Cruise, hosted by a local car club.
Randhawa’s mother is a cancer survivor.
Randhawa has participated the past four years. In the
October 2011 event, which occurred too soon after Club 86’s
inception, more than 50 automobiles traveled from Roseville to
the former Miller’s Outpost parking lot near South Lake Tahoe
for a charity raffle. Prior to the cruise, participants solicited local
businesses and organizations to donate raffle items, raising
$1,500 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Greater
During the holiday season, Club 86 hosted a canned food
drive to support the North Roseville Recreation, Education and
Creativity Center near Roseville Yard. The center provides
From left, Bill Gregg, club member, and his wife, Cathy, vice president and Operation
Lifesaver coordinator; and Raj Randhawa, president, give back to co-workers and the day care and nutritional needs for children of single parents.
community through their work with Club 86. Seventy-five families received food baskets thanks to the club.
Club 83 Enjoys Charity, Camaraderie
Nevada is a better place in which to live thanks, in part, to
Club 83, Sparks. Club
The group’s annual December food drive produced 268
pounds of canned goods for Evelyn Mount Community Outreach.
Members gathered Feb. 11 at the Eldorado Hotel Casino for a
Valentine’s Day brunch buffet. Two dinners and an Easter basket were raffled.
“A good time was had by all who attended,” said President Larry Palmer.
The club also assembled March 10 to nominate officers — Steve Hancock,
president; Greg Elems, vice president; and Ruby Hancock, secretary and
Cleve and Judy Cox welcomed members to their home April 14 for a
potluck. They enjoyed barbecue pulled pork thanks to Steve and Ruby
Hancock. Larry and Carol Rathjen brought potato salad, Larry and Patricia
Palmer provided coleslaw and Dave and Wendy McCune furnished dessert. Larry Palmer, president, left, delivers food donations to Evelyn Mount
The club provided beverages. Community Outreach.
AT T R AC K T I O N S 4
Making a Grandiose Impact
Many lives in and near La Grande, Ore., donated to Urbanski. Club
benefit from the benevolence of Club 17.
In December, the group purchased,
Also this year, the club will
gift a taxidermied wild turkey 17
filled and gifted stockings to 550 children to a local youth whose father La Grande, Ore.
who awaited Santa’s arrival at the La died unexpectedly the day of
Grande depot. the turkey hunt. The bird was shot by the
Also in December, more than 250 youngster alongside his father. Children await Santa’s arrival in December.
members, retirees and their families gath- “In La Grande, approximate population
ered for a traditional holiday meal at the 13,000, these things don’t happen every day
Union County Senior Center in La Grande. and charity is what we do,” said President
Proceeds from each $5 meal were donated Don Flowers. Bowen, member and locomotive engineer,
to Meals on Wheels. The club will host a June 20 golf tourna- at 541-910-4884.
In February, the group returned to the ment to benefit a local backpack program. Club 17 members will operate a booth
senior center for a crab feed. Proceeds from Every Friday, the program fills backpacks Aug. 1 at the Union County Fair to raise do-
each $5 meal again were donated to Meals with nutritious and easy-to-prepare food nations for a local charity not yet determined.
on Wheels. and distributes them to children in need. “If your heart is in it, you’ll get a much
In 2012, Club 17 hosted a steak dinner and Golfers will gather at Buffalo Peak Golf better result,” Flowers said.
silent auction, also at the senior center, in Course in Union, Ore., for 18 holes of play. Without the teamwork of club members
support of member Susan Urbanski, who Cost is $60 per person, which includes a and support of a diverse group of commit-
was in a collision requiring surgeries. A cart and dinner. Raffle prizes will be given ted officers and Darren Baird, manager-
portion of the dinner proceeds and all silent away upon the tournament’s conclusion. To train operations, these events would not be
auction proceeds resulted in about $7,000 register or for more information, contact Dan possible, he said.
Join UP in Celebrating 150 Years of Safety, Service, Excellence
Union Pacific was created July 1, 1862,
when President Abraham Lincoln signed May 12 Council Bluffs Service Unit Council Bluffs, Iowa
the Pacific Railway Act. Livonia Service Unit Livonia, La.
Today, UP’s system links 23 states May 19-20 St. Louis Service Unit St. Louis, Mo.
in the western two-thirds of the nation June 9 Chicago Service Unit Union, Ill.
Commuter Operations Service Unit Union, Ill.
by rail, providing freight solutions and June 16 Twin Cities Service Unit Des Moines, Iowa
logistics expertise to the global supply Roseville Service Unit Fresno, Calif.
chain. June 17 Omaha, Neb.-area (UP Center) UP’s Home Plate
UPECs began in Cheyenne, Wyo., in June 20 Chicago Commuter Ops Multiple Locations
June 23 Twin Cities Service Unit Mankato, Minn.
1924. By 2012, the philanthropic society Utah Service Unit Salt Lake City, Utah
has grown to 51 clubs systemwide. Roseville Service Unit Fresno, Calif.
In April, UP’s 150th Anniversary cel- June 30 Twin Cities Service Unit St. Paul, Minn.
ebration shifts into high gear. Don’t
miss the many opportunities to celebrate May 4-5 Fried Onion Burger Day Festival El Reno, Okla.
the anniversary at upcoming family May 5 Heritage Equipment Rides Fremont, Neb.
days and public events throughout the May 10-13 Celebrate Council Bluffs Council Bluffs, Iowa
system. These events also offer prime May 11 UP Museum new exhibition opening Council Bluffs, Iowa
May 19 Celebrate Council Bluffs Parade Council Bluffs, Iowa
opportunities for UPEC volunteerism. May 26 Heritage Equipment Rides Clinton, Iowa
Many community gatherings will fea- June 15-26 College baseball championship Omaha, Neb.
ture the No. 844 steam locomotive, an June 30-Sept. 16 A.J. Russell exhibition at Josyln Art Museum Omaha, Neb.
E-9 Streamliner, new museum car and July 2 New York Stock Exchange closing bell ringing New York City, NY
July 6 Pocatello display Pocatello, Idaho
other passenger equipment. At most July 8 Boise display Boise, Idaho
family days celebrations, employees July 11 Spokane display Spokane, Wash.
and their families will enjoy short excur- July 13-19 Screenings of 1939 film ‘Union Pacific’ Omaha, Neb.
sions aboard three coach cars pulled by July 14 Portland display Portland, Ore.
July 18-29 Cheyenne Frontier Days Cheyenne, Wyo.
modern diesels. July 24 Days of ‘47 Parade Salt Lake City, Utah
To learn more about family day events, Great Big Rollin’ Railroad Competition judging event Omaha, Neb.
keyword search “Family Days” on the
Employees site homepage. For external *Through July
events, visit the UP150.com “events” tab.
AT T R AC K T I O N S 5
Club 1: A Friend of UPEC Friend to Friend Network 1
Payroll deductions are vital to the prosperity safety meeting. a Signal Department safety Cheyenne, Wyo.
of UPEC Friend to Friend Network. Others involved with the blitz included meeting.
An increase in pledges occurred in Locomotive Engineers Terry Cooke, Chuck The additional payroll deductions totaled
February thanks, in part, to Club 1 mem- Douglass, Sean Girard, John Niles and an annual increase of $6,000 to UPEC Friend
bers and UPEC Friend to Friend Network Larry Wessel; Conductors Jeff Collins, Tony to Friend Network.
Ambassadors Skip and Pat Reed. Leichtweis and Lance Towle; Senior Manager- For the sixth year this May, the Reeds
They solicited payroll deductions for the Terminal Operations Shawn Engel; Managers- will volunteer at the UPEC Friend to Friend
network Feb. 14 at the Cheyenne Cross Operating Practices Jesse Abeyta, Sam Network golf tournament in Council Bluffs,
Functional Safety meeting. McGuire and Brian Taullie; and Manager- which raises several thousand dollars
The couple also promoted the network at Terminal Operations Douglas Martin. each year.
the Transportation Department’s safety blitz Skip completed another UPEC Friend to Join in the fun. See page 7 of this newsletter
that followed the Feb. 14-16 cross-functional Friend Network presentation Feb. 17 during for more information.
1 2 3 4 5
1. From left, Denise McNally, St. Mark’s United Methodist Church administrative assistant, accepts much-needed donations for the food pantry from Club 4 Members Collene
Newbold, Charles Haley and Joan States, president. 2. Bill McCune, club member and WWII Navy veteran, teaches Kansas City area youth through his military experiences. 3.
Bill McCune, club member and WWII Navy veteran. Photo courtesy of Gary Swanson, The Best of Times 4. Ed Boswell, club member and WWII U.S. Marine veteran, stands as a
piece of living military history. 5. Club Members Collene Newbold and Charles Haley deliver donations to St. Mark’s United Methodist Church food pantry in Overland Park, Kan.
Club 4 Remains Active for Good of Others
While many people take advantage accepts pantry donations. “Without contri- plete their WWII research
of spring weather by enjoying outdoor butions, pantries wouldn’t exist and even project interviews Jan. 12.
recreational activities, members of Club 4, more people would be hurting.” April 12, they visited Trailridge 4
Kansas City, collect non-perishable items The pantry survives thanks to food and Middle School in Shawnee Kansas City
for their annual spring food drive through- monetary donations from local church Mission, Kan., to impact
out March and April. congregations and community organiza- about 250 youth.
By April 4, the club raised $268 and tions. Money is used to purchase edibles As spring fades and summer creeps
filled two cars with 145 canned goods; from Harvesters Community Food Network. nearer, the group will continue monthly
30 12-packs of toilet tissue; six three- Also in April, members filled and deliv- meetings the third Wednesday of each
packs of paper towels; and more for St. ered five bags of clothing and about 15 pair month. They will retreat to Wyandotte
Mark’s United Methodist Church’s food of shoes to Through our Children’s Lives. County Lake June 23 for a picnic luncheon.
pantry in Overland Park, Kan. Other The organization provides job training Already, more than a dozen mem-
non-perishable items also were donated and counseling services and collects, sells bers plan to attend UPEC’s 88th Annual
by individual members and delivered by and distributes necessities including soap, Convention in Denver in August. That
President Joan States. diapers, toothpaste and toilet tissue to safe number is expected to grow.
“They shake their heads when our houses for abused women and children. As September approaches, the group
delivery arrives,” she said. “They can’t Since last May, the club has delivered five will prepare to host an informational booth
believe a small club like ours can come sizeable donations of 47 pair of shoes and in Neff Yard to promote club membership
up with so much.” 648 clothing items, including 11 coats. and Friend to Friend Network during the
The number of pantry visitors has in- In 2011, Ed Boswell and Bill McCune, Kansas City Service Unit family days.
creased each year. In January 2010, the club members and WWII veterans, began Members also plan to attend the annual
pantry assisted 249 families or 1,143 indi- visiting metro-area middle schools to bring Kansas Division Reunion Sept. 15 at Wyandotte
viduals. This January, the need increased history to life by sharing their WWII experi- County Lake’s Beach Shelter House.
to 400 families or 1,784 people. ences with students. Boswell served in the As in past years, the group continues
“We’re very busy because the need for U.S. Marines and McCune in the U.S. Navy. to collect old prescription glasses and/
food increases daily,” said Denise McNally, The duo helped eighth graders at- or lenses, frames and glass cases for the
St. Mark’s administrative assistant who tending Indian Hills Middle School com- Liberty Lions Club.
AT T R AC K T I O N S 6
From left, Richard Smith, vice
president and chief cook, and Sharon Jeff MacLean, right, brakeman, enjoys time Janet Brynelson, governing board
Kubik, historian and assistant chief with his father and daughter. member, and her husband, Dick, join
cook, do their part March 31 to raise fellow Club 9 members for the club’s
funds for local charities at Club 9’s From left, Club 9 members Cliff Stevens and Don charity breakfast.
charity breakfast. and Arlene Itterley share in the camaraderie.
President Don Dolan’s family — from left,
granddaughters Nichole Kneeland and Jessica
Zuber; son-in-law Joe Zuber; daughter Julie Bob Adams,
Zuber; and granddaughter Lillian Zuber — governing board Club 9 member
support Portland-area charities at the breakfast. member Lee Russell
The Portland Police Bureau’s Sunshine Division often receives a helping hand from Club 9
members. Delivering donations include, from left, Cashnita Harris, treasurer; Carol Clifton,
governing board member; Ruth Dolan, secretary; Ken Kubik, past president; Sharon Kubik, From left, Club 9 members Lee Russell and From left, Dawn Clifton and her mother,
historian; Louise Waters, charity committee member; charity representative; and John Doty Joe Bonagofski and his son enjoy the club’s Carol, governing board member, enjoy
and Cliff Stevens, club members. charity breakfast March 31. mother-daughter time March 31.
Club 9 Always Seeking Next Great Cause
Members of Club 9, Portland, Ore., capital- Sah-Hah-Lee Golf Course. fishing derby at Coffenbury
ize on opportunities to feed a need. Raffle and net breakfast proceeds — $6 Lake. The fisherman who Club
They purchase canned goods year-round
with money donated at monthly meetings. At
per adult and $3 per child under 12 — ben-
efitted the American Red Cross, UPEC Friend
hooks the largest trout wins
the entry fees — $1 per person.
every club event, attendees are encouraged To Friend Network and the Sunshine Division. Attendees may participate
to donate canned goods. Throughout, members promoted club in a ladder golf tournament July 16. Similarly,
The group delivered 360 pounds of membership. Every attendee who joined the the two-person, first-place team wins the
canned goods March 20 to the Portland club or showed their membership card at the $1-per-person entry fees.
Police Bureau’s Sunshine Division, which door received a free raffle ticket. The club will provide s’mores and a hot
provides emergency food and clothing relief Members will return to Milwaukie for dog roast. Attendees will contribute potluck
to Portland families and individuals in need. Italian fare May 15 at Pietro’s Pizza and a dishes.
Just days later, the club was at it again. fun-filled day of bowling at Kellogg Bowl. Visit astoriakoa.com for more information.
Ham, eggs and pancakes were on the For more information, contact John Doty at If interested, make reservations as soon as
menu March 31 at Odd Fellows Hall in 503-649-5204 or President Don Dolan at possible to beat the summer rush. Contact
Milwaukie, Ore. The charity breakfast fed 503-714-4186. Dolan at 503-714-4186 to advise Club 9 of
approximately twice as many individuals as The group will gather July 15-18 at KOA your reservation.
the previous year. Campground in Hammond/Warrenton, Ore., Club members also will celebrate Union
Through generous donations from Portland for a healthy dose of camaraderie during Pacific’s 150th Anniversary Aug. 5 at the
Service Unit members, vendors and estab- their annual Beach Camp-Out. The locale Portland Service Unit’s Family Day event.
lishments, the club raffled 39 prizes. They offers deluxe cabins, camping cabins and Attendees may enjoy rides in two flag loco-
included a G-gauge steam locomotive train RV and tent sites. motives, a business car, and dome and flat
set and rounds of golf and miniature golf at The event kicks off with a three-hour trout coach cars.
AT T R AC K T I O N S 7
Spring Golf Classic Tournament Approaching
The 12th Annual Union Pacific Spring Golf Classic Tournament If you have any questions, please feel free to Club
sponsored by Union Pacific Employee Club 53 is scheduled for contact any of the following:
Saturday, May 19 at the WindRose Golf Club, Spring, Texas. This • Information: Kerry Shirley, UPEC 53 Golf
tournament is open to Union Pacific Railroad employees, vendors Tournament Director, 713-577-0473, work, or Houston
and their friends. With your support and team entry we hope to have 713-822-0858, cell.
144 golfers on hand for fun, fellowship and to raise money for charity. • Registration: Tamrah Dean, UPEC 53 President, 281-350-
The 2011 tournament was a great success due to your gracious 7445, work, or 713-397-1486, cell. All team registrations must
support and efforts. We were able to collect more than $10,000 be in and paid for by Wednesday, May 9 to make your team
that benefited the Shriners Hospitals for Children, Texas Children’s eligible.
Hospital and our Friend to Friend Network, which helped many of • Payments: Checks should be made out to UNION PACIFIC
our very own employees who met with misfortune. We are asking EMPLOYEE CLUB 53 (or UPEC 53) and mailed to: Rhonda
for your generous support to make 2012 an even bigger success. Caraway-Krueger, UPEC 53 Treasurer, at 24125 Old Aldine
As a vendor, sponsor or player, we are again asking for your Westfield Road, Spring, Texas 77373.
support in at least two ways:
We greatly appreciate your support, donations, and atten-
1. Vendors can show their support by sponsoring a hole, which dance for this event. We look forward to hearing from you in the
will guarantee a sign with their company name placed at the very near future. Please help by making all arrangements early.
sponsored hole and will receive special recognition at the awards
luncheon. Thanking you in advance,
2. We are asking for donated prizes such as balls, bags, putters, Tamrah Dean
drivers, etc., that will be raffled off at the awards luncheon. UPEC #53 President
UPEC Friend to Friend Network Charity Golf Tournament
Mark your calendar for the seventh annual sending raffle prizes, such as gift certificates, All contributions to the net-
UPEC Friend to Friend Network Charity Golf or donating money for the network to purchase work are tax deductible. Fax all
Friend to Friend Network group
Tournament May 18 at Dodge Riverside Park prizes. Prize sponsors are featured in the tour- solicitation forms to 402-271-4800.
in Council Bluffs, Iowa. nament brochure. Please include a business card In 2011, the Friend to Friend Network continued to grow and set
Register by May 1 to play a round of golf, with donated gifts and send to 303 Pickwicket new records in all categories, gifting $730,600 and helping a record
sponsor a hole or provide a raffle donation. Drive, Conway, AR, 72034. 1,144 railroad families in need. Since the network’s inception in
April 2004, more than $3.5 million has been awarded to the cause.
Teams consist of four players and cost $350 to Raffle tickets can be purchased at the tourna- The network’s most reliable and fastest-growing source of
sponsor. The entry fee includes green fees and ment for $1 each or six for $5. Railroad team donations is payroll deductions, but there are other ways to help.
two carts for 18 holes. For $200, hole sponsors players are required to purchase a minimum of UP employees also can contribute to UPEC Friend to Friend by check
get their name posted at their designated hole $5 in raffle tickets. Proceeds assist current and or cash. Retirees and spouses can take advantage of online banking
and bill pay to make one-time or monthly contributions.
and are featured in the tournament brochure. retired UP employees facing difficult times. Employees participating in the Fund for Effective Government,
There has been a shortage of hole sponsors To register or for more information, call UP’s political action committee, can designate UPEC Friend to Friend
in past years. Do your part to make 2012 an Richard Baldwin, treasurer, at 501-327-1376. Network as their matching gift recipient.
exception. For more information on the UPEC Friend to Friend Network,
email email@example.com or visit www.uprr.com/employee/
Players must check in by 7:30 a.m. to receive Union Pacific’s Friend to Friend Network is an employee-run
their hole assignments. The tournament will organization designed to assist UP families suffering health-related
issues, fires or other accidents, natural or human-made disasters, Cash or check donations can be sent to:
begin at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start. Lunch will or anything else that causes financial hardship. Friend to Friend Network
be served after the tournament. All administrative costs are covered by the railroad, ensuring c/o Richard Baldwin, Treasurer
303 Pickwicket Drive
Support UPEC Friend to Friend Network by 100 percent of the donations to the network are sent to employees
Conway, AR 72034
and their families needing assistance.
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AT T R AC K T I O N S 8
Terry Wynn PRSRT STD
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CLUB LOCATION PRESIDENT
1 Cheyenne, Wyo. Gayle Collins
2 Denver Harland Smith Welcome to the Union Pacific Employee Clubs Newsletter, highlighting employee club members and club activities. This newsletter will
3 Omaha Joan Hess be published quarterly. Please contact Danielle, newsletter editor, and let him know about local and national club activities, community
4 Kansas City, Kan./Mo. Joan States involvement, charitable giving and anything else you would like to see in your newsletter. This newsletter is for you and you should be
5 Laramie, Wyo. Sallie Foster highlighted! Whatever pictures you can send via email or postal mail would be greatly appreciated. News Link, 1845 South 11th St.,
Lincoln, NE 68502-2211, 402-4756397, fax 402-475-6398, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. By submitting photos, you state that you
6 Ogden, Utah Jan Callahan are the sole author of the photograph and control all rights for its use. Any employee who submits a photo retains all rights to the photo.
7 St. Joseph, Mo. Samuel Zebelean Sr. By submission, you give Corporate Relations a perpetual license to use your photo and to sub-license the same for use by third parties.
8 North Platte, Neb. Rod Ury Thanks to everyone for taking the time to contribute to this edition of the AtTRACKtions newsletter, including but not limited to, Ed
9 Portland, Ore. Don Dolan Boswell, Don Dolan, Gary Featherling, Bill McCune, Larry Palmer, Buck Russel, Joan States, and Gary Swanson, The Best of Times.
10 Spokane, Wash. Maggie Haverfield
11 Los Angeles Ernie Flament
Salt Lake City, Utah
Gene Packer UPEC Convention Coming in August
16 Grand Island, Neb. Wayne Huebner
17 La Grande, Ore. Don Flowers Celebrate UP’s 150th year at the 88th annual 2012 UPEC Convention Aug. 7-10 in the
18 Green River, Wyo. Dorothy Walker Mile High City. Denver earned the nickname because its elevation is exactly 1 mile,
19 Hermiston, Ore. Larry Storment
1.6 km or 5,280 feet, above sea level.
20 Evanston, Wyo. Joe Dean
22 Seattle Fred Wilson Aside from business meetings, pin night/charity auction, theme night and awards
23 Las Vegas Chris Mlakar presentation banquet ceremony, Denver has plenty to offer, including rafting, hiking,
24 Walla Walla, Wash. Ted Bren bicycling, climbing, national parks, wildlife viewing, athletic events, scenic train rides,
28 Marysville, Kan. LaVerne O’Keefe concerts at Red Rocks and more.
30 The Dalles, Ore. Loren Clark
The theme for the 2012 convention is “Preserving Our History.” Theme night will
32 Salina, Kan. Judy Saindon
33 Milford, Utah Chris Barnes be “Pirates of the Colorado,” a twist on Pirates of the Caribbean.
38 Portola, Calif. Gene Hammond The cost of three nights lodging and seven meals at the Renaissance Hotel on Quebec
39 Stockton, Calif. Earl Roider Street is $575 for a single; $829 for a double; $1,119 for a triple; and $1,373 for a quadruple.
51 Fort Worth, Texas Johnny McDowell Cars at the California Zephyr’s rear will be dedicated for Union Pacific patrons only. The
52 St. Louis/DeSoto, Mo. Diane Huntington
Amtrak train will run from Chicago to Denver. A roundtrip ticket costs $100 per person.
53 Houston Tamrah Dean
54 North Little Rock, Ark. Dale Fulenwider The 2013 event will take place in Sacramento, Calif.
57 Addis, La. Margaret Wick
58 Laredo, Texas Mike Barrera
61 Council Bluffs, Iowa Pam Fogle
63 El Paso, Texas Bennie Grayson
65 Alexandria, La. James Drayton
66 San Antonio Buck Russel
67 Livonia, La. Sherman Matthews
69 St. Paul, Minn. Richard Gehrke
70 St. James, Minn. Tom Flatau
71 Milwaukee, Wis. Curt Schmidt
72 Mason City, Iowa Kurt Christensen
75 Altoona, Wis. Jim Larson
76 Boone, Iowa David Huntley
77 Adams, Wis. Curt Camps
78 Fort Dodge/
Eagle Grove, Iowa Gloria Spiegel
80 Wichita, Kan. Tom DeMayo
83 Sparks, Nev. Larry Palmer
84 Herington, Kan. Clay Bingham
85 Avondale, LA Robert Roe
86 Roseville, Calif. Raj Randhawa