UFCW

701 Route 50
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
1-888-Join152


UFCW Local 152 News & Announcements

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PLEASE NOTE: All Events and Meetings are subject to change. Events and Meetings are communicated through mailings to shop stewards and facsimilies to work locations!

Breaking News

Acme Markets – Meat, Seafood & Deli Departments

We are pleased to announce that on February 19, 2014 the membership voted to pass the contract with a vote of 122 to accept and 2 to reject.

 
Acme Markets – Retail Clerks

We are pleased to announce that on December 4, 2013 the membership voted to pass the contract with a vote of 90 to accept and 1 to reject.

 

March 2014

General Membership Notice

Please be advised that there will be a General Membership meeting for all Local 152 members on March 25, 2014. Please click here to view times and locations.

 
 

January 2014

Applications are now available for the Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship Fund

The Scholarship Fund will award $1,000 cash grants to eligible members or dependents of members who will be attending college full time this fall. Determination of winners will be made based upon school records, SAT scores, personal activities and need. Selection will be made on the recommendation of an outside independent committee.

 

For an application or additional information, please contact 1-888-564-6152.

 

Thank you for your interest in the Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship program.

 
 

November 2013

General Membership Notice

Please be advised that there will be a General Membership meeting for all Local 152 members on December 3, 2013. Please click here to view times and locations.

 
Teddy Bear Drive

The UFCW Local 152 Women’s Network will be hosting a “Teddy Bear Drive” for The Arc (People with intellectual and developmental disabilities). The new teddy bears/stuffed animals can be dropped off at the UFCW Local 152 Union Office, 701 Route 50, Mays Landing, New Jersey 08330. The deadline for the drop-off is Monday, December 2, 2013.  Any questions please contact Danette Montes-Palmore at 888-564-6152 ext. 3920

Please click here for more information.

 
 

September 2013

The Bryan D. Ross Foundation - 2013 Eagles Raffle

The Bryan D. Ross Foundation is having a raffle for game tickets to the Philadelphia Eagles. The drawing will be held on Friday, November 8th at 12:00 noon at UFCW Local 152 Office, 701 Route 50, Mays Landing, NJ 08330. All proceeds to benefit The Bryan D. Ross Foundation.  For more information please click here to view flyer or contact Tom Hartle at 888-564-7152

 
2013 Mobile Wellness Van Free Flu Shot Schedules

The UFCW Mobile Wellness Van will be visiting various locations administering flu shots to participants of the Local 152 Health & Welfare Fund and their eligible adult family members. Please be sure you have your medical card and ID available for the staff to administer your shot.

Please click here to view schedule of locations, dates and times. Should you have any questions please contact the Fund Office at 800-228-7484, prompt 5.

 
 

August 2013

UFCW's Local 152 Women's Network Operation Backpack

 On behalf of the Volunteers of America, the UFCW Local 152 Women's Network is collecting backpacks and school supplies for the upcoming school year for students in the Delaware Valley who are in danger of becoming homeless or who are already living in a shelter. Operation Backpack relieves the children's families of a significant financial burden and helps them begin the school year with a brand new backpack.

 

Deadline date is August 26, 2013. For a list of needed supplies and drop information, please click here.

 

If you have any questions please contact Danette Montes-Palmore at 888-564-6152 ext. 3920.

 
 

July 2013

Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship Fund “Philadelphia Phillies Tickets” Winners

UFCW Local 152 would like to thank all who participated in the raffle and made this event successful. The proceeds from the raffle will benefit applicants through the Irv String Local 152 Scholarship Fund for higher education. The winners are as follows:

 

1st Place: Kim Sutch

Left to Right – Union Representative - Mike Thompson, Member/Winner - Kim Sutch, Shop Steward - Angela Lombardi, Union Representative - Carmine DelVicario

 

2nd Place: Larry Lucente

Larry Lucente

 

3rd Place: Flora Ilconich

Left to Right – Union Representative - Edna Inge, Winner - Flora Ilconich, Union Representative - Jose Echevarria

 
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING FOR ALL LOCAL 152 MEMBERS ON AUGUST 28

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THERE WILL BE A GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING FOR ALL LOCAL 152 MEMBERS ON AUGUST 28, 2013. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW TIMES AND LOCATIONS.

 
 

June 2013

UFCW Local 152 8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

The 8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will take place on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at the Avalon Golf Club. The golf club is located at 1510 Route 9 North, Swainton, NJ 08210. All proceeds to benefit the Leukemia Society of America, The Bryan D. Ross Foundation and various other charities.

 

 

Local 152 members please click here for additional information.

 

Sponsors please click here for additional information

 

 
 

May 2013

UFCW Local 152 Irv String Scholarship Fund Dinner

The 1st Annual Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship Fund Banquet and Awards Night was a great success. We would like to thank the Committee for a job well done and all of the Sponsors that made this event possible. Below are the Scholarship Recipients along with the Committee.

Phyllis Ludman, Taylor Ludman (Scholarship Recipient), Kirk Ludman (Local 152 member of Kunzler) and Larry Lucente, Union Representative

John Robbins, Union Representative, Cassie Apgar (Scholarship Recipient), Gregory Apgar (Local 152 member of Johanna Foods)

Debra Carson (Local 152 member of Perlmart ShopRite), Michael Carson (Scholarship Recipient), Carmine DelVicario,

Union Representative

Christine Osenenko (Local 152 member of Village ShopRite), Sarah Osenenko (Scholarship Recipient), Carmine DelVicario, Union Representative

Harry Klemowitz, Union Representative, Tresur Bates (Scholarship Recipient), Tracy Beaman-Bates (Local 152 member

of Acme Markets)

Scholarship Committee: John Puesi, Thomas Hartle, Denise DeMaio, Brian String, Frank Vaccaro, Danette Montes-Palmore, Carmine DelVicario, Nelson Albano and Joseph Williams.

 

 
 

April 2013

IRV R STRING LOCAL 152 SCHOLARSHIP

Please join us on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the 1st Annual Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship Banquet and Awards Night as we honor 5 recipients. Tickets for this event are $125.00 per person and must be purchased in advance. The deadline to purchase tickets is May 3, 2013. Please click here for additional information.

 
Upcoming General Membership Meeting Notice

Please click here to view the notice.

 
 

March 2013

UFCW Local 152 Irv String Scholarship Fund 2013 Raffle

The Irv R. String Scholarship Fund is holding a raffle to win four (4) Phillies Tickets. Please click here to review the prizes. Tickets are $2.00 each. Drawing will be held on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 12:00 noon at UFCW Local 152 Office, 701 Route 50, Mays Landing, NJ 08330. All proceeds to benefit the UFCW Local 152 Irv String Scholarship Fund. To get your raffle tickets or if you have any questions, please contact your Union Representative or the Local Union Office at 888-564-6152.

 
SUPER FRESH MEMBERS ONLY Full Time Bid Card Procedures

BID CARD PROCEDURES:

1.    Bid Card payroll attachments should be distributed with the paychecks.

2.    Associates complete the card in its entirety and make sure all information provided is correct.
3.   Associates should make a copy for your records and forward the original completed bid card to UFCW Local 152 at 701 Route 50, Mays Landing, NJ 08330 by March 31, 2013.

 

ALL COMPLETED CARDS MUST BE POSTMARKED AND RETURNED NO LATER THAN MARCH 31, 2013.  ANY INCOMPLETE CARDS WILL BE RETURNED FOR COMPLETION.

 

To obtain a Bid Card please click here.

 

Should you have any questions, please contact your Union Representative at (888) JOIN152.

 
The Local 152 Mobile Wellness Van:

The Local 152 Mobile Wellness Van will be visiting various locations during the months of March and April.  Please click here for a schedule of dates.

 
 

February 2013

Applications are now available for the Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship Fund

The Scholarship Fund will award $1,000 cash grants to eligible members or dependents of members who will be attending college full time this fall. Determination of winners will be made based upon school records, SAT scores, personal activities and need. Selection will be made on the recommendation of an outside independent committee.

 

For an application or additional information, please contact 1-888-564-6152.

 

Thank you for your interest in the Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship program.

 
 

January 2013

General Membership Meeting Announcement

Download the General Membership Meeting Announcement for February 27, 2013

 
 

December 2012

Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund UPDATE

Many applications from the UFCW/RWDSU Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund have been received. The Relief Fund Committee will be evaluating applications and processing payments during the week of January 7, 2013. It will be necessary for all applications to be submitted by the end of the day on December 31, 2012.

 

The UFCW and RWDSU have collected donations to support our sisters and brothers who have suffered devastating losses as a result of Hurricane Sandy.  For members (at the time of the storm) who would like to apply for assistance, please click here and complete the attached form and return it via fax to (877) 440-5009 as soon as possible.  Thank you.

 
 

November 2012

Irv R. String Local 152 Scholarship Fund “Philadelphia Eagle Tickets” Winners

UFCW Local 152 would like to thank all who participated in the raffle and made this event successful. The proceeds from the raffle will benefit applicants through the Irv String Local 152 Scholarship Fund for higher education. Complete rules, eligibility requirements and how to apply will be detailed in January 2013.

 



1st Place Winner (L to R)
Union Representative Dave Salera and Bill Horn


2nd Place Winner (L to R)
Shop Steward Tara Gobbo, Ben Blane and Union Representative Mike Thompson


3rd Place Winner (L to R)
Barb Molnar and Shop Steward Frank Farside


4th Place Winner (L to R)
Howard Deaver and Shop Steward Greg Carbonaro

 

 
UFCW Women’s Network Teddy Bear Drive

The UFCW Local 152 Women’s Network will be hosting a “Teddy Bear Drive” for The Arc (People with intellectual and developmental disabilities). The new teddy bears/stuffed animals can be dropped off at the UFCW Local 152 Union Office, 701 Route 50, Mays Landing, New Jersey 08330. The deadline for the drop-off is Tuesday, December 4, 2012.

 

Download Teddy Bear Drive Flyer for more information.

 

Please visit www.thearc.org for more information on this worthy organization.

 
General Membership Meeting Announcement

Download the General Membership Meeting Announcement for November 27, 2012.

 
 

September 2012

2012 Mobile Wellness Van Free Flu Shot Schedules

The UFCW Mobile Wellness Van will be visiting various locations administering flu shots to participants of the Local 152 Health & Welfare Fund and their eligible adult family members. Please be sure you have your medical card and ID available for the staff to administer your shot.

Please click here to view schedule of locations, dates and times. Should you have any questions please contact the Fund Office at 800-228-7484, prompt 5.

 
 

August 2012

UFCW Local 152 Women's Network - Breast Cancer Walk

Let's make breast cancer a thing of the past. Join the UFCW Local 152 Women's Network in the "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk" on Sunday, October 28, 2012 at Cooper River Park, Pennsauken, NJ.

For more information please click here to view flyer or call the Union Office at 888-564-7152.

 
UFCW Local 152 Irv String Scholarship Fund - 2012 Raffle

UFCW Local 152 Irv String Scholarship Fund is having a raffle for game tickets to the Philadelphia Eagles. The drawing will be held on Friday, November 2nd at 12:00 noon at UFCW Local 152 Office, 701 Route 50, Mays Landing, NJ 08330. All proceeds to benefit the UFCW Local 152 Irv String Scholarship Fund. Procedures, process and other information on the Scholarship Fund will be detailed in January 2013.

For more information please click here to view flyer or contact Tom Hartle at 888-564-7152.

 
Winners of the UFCW Local 152/Bryan D. Ross Foundation "Phillies Ticket Raffle"
UFCW Local 152 would like to thank all who participated in the “Phillies Ticket Raffle” and made this a successful event. All proceeds from the raffle will benefit the Bryan D. Ross Foundation. The Bryan D. Ross Foundation is a non-profit organization that raises funds to help defray the cost of a catastrophic illness, injury, or death of union members.
 
1st Place Winner
Lorie Hentges
2nd Place Winner
Bill Clark
3rd Place Winner
Jennifer Hogan
 
A special thank-you to Patricia Milburn of Acme #7824 (Ocean City, NJ) our top ticket seller.
 

1st Place Winner (L to R)
Peggy Kelly, SPUR and Lorie Hentges
   
2nd Place Winner (L to R)
Hugh Giordano, Union Representative and Bill Clark
 
 
     
 

3rd Place Winner (L to R)
John Robbins, Director, Jennifer Hogan and Mary Hricko, Local 152 member
   
Top Seller (L to R)
Tom Hartle, Union Representative, Cary Lawson, SPUR, Patricia Milburn and Daniel Konczyk, Executive Assistant to President
 
 
General Membership Meeting Announcement

Download the General Membership Meeting Announcement for August 22, 2012.

 
 

July 2012

UFCW's Local 152 Women's Network Operation Backpack
On behalf of the Volunteers of America, the UFCW Local 152 Women's Network is collecting backpacks and school supplies for the upcoming school year for students in the Delaware Valley who are in danger of becoming homeless or who are already living in a shelter.  Operation Backpack relieves the children's families of a significant financial burden and helps them begin the school year with a brand new backpack.
 
Deadline date is August 27, 2012.

For a list of needed supplies and drop information, please click here.  If you have any questions please contact Danette Montes-Palmore at 888-564-6152 ext. 3920.

 
 

June 2012

The Local 152 Mobile Wellness Van Locations

The Local 152 Mobile Wellness Van will be visiting various locations during the month of June and July. Please click here for a schedule of dates.

 
UFCW Local 152 7th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

The 7th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will take place on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at the Avalon Golf Club. The golf club is located at 1510 Route 9 North, Swainton, NJ 08210. All proceeds to benefit the Leukemia Society of America, The Bryan D. Ross Foundation and various other charities.

Local 152 members please click here for additional information.

Sponsors please click here for additional information.

 
 

May 2012

General Membership Meeting Announcement

Download the General Membership Meeting Announcement for May 30, 2012.

 
 

April 2012

We Moved!

The UFCW Local 152 Union office recently moved to the following address:

701 Route 50
Mays Landing, New Jersey 08330
609-704-3900

Main Fax Number: 609-625-0328
Alternate Fax Number: 609-625 0409

Please update your contact information so you know where to find us.

You can still reach us by phone at (888) JOIN-152 or find us online at www.ufcwlocal152.org.

We look forward to continuing to serve you at our new location.

 
 

January 2012

The 2012 UFCW Scholarship Program

The 2012 UFCW International Scholarship Program will begin accepting applications on January 16, 2012 and will continue until April 16, 2012. For the 2012 awards the International will continue to accept online applications from any student who has graduated from high school, will be graduating in the spring of 2012, or has received their GED. Again, this year's applications will be available from January 16, 2012 through April 16, 2012. The International is proud to announce that it will award at least six scholarships worth up to $8,000 each over four years.

For more information please download the UFCW Scholarship Flyer [english |spanish] or go to the UFCW Scholarship Web Site or click on our UFCW Scholarship Program link.

 
General Membership Meeting

Tuesday, January 17, 2012


General Membership Meeting
Times:10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Southern New Jersey
VFW #2445
914 East Main Street
Maple Shade, NJ 08052

Pennsylvania Area
Ramada – Philadelphia/Northeast
11580 Roosevelt Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19116

Shore Area
VFW #2189
500 Bethel Road
Somers Point, NJ 08244

Delaware Area
VFW #3792
Route 71
Middletown, DE 19709

Delaware County-Pennsylvania
7:00 p.m.
Springfield Country Club
400 West Sproul Road
Springfield, PA 19064

 
 

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