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                                      NYSUT RETIREE CONFERENCE: October 17, 2023

Dear WSR Members:

You have undoubtedly received our 2023 Retiree Conference flyer in the mail within the last few days. 

We are excited to be holding this year's conference at the Marriott in Melville - a new space for us which 

we believe will suit our needs extremely well. The link below can be used to take you directly to the registration site. Payment can be made by credit card or by check - directions are on the site. Our space does limit us to a finite number of registrants, so I encourage you to register as early as possible to avoid being shut out of our conference this year.

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WELCOME!

Committed to Excellence

ATTENTION: Annual Dues-$20.

Click link below: "Membership Renewal Form"

ATTENTION: Annual scholarship fund-please donate! (one check for both is fine)

Mail check, made out to- WSR, to:

Connie Champlin 

157 Rushmore St.

Westbury NY 11590


**ATTENTION: Please contribute to Vote Cope!

 Vote Cope dollars secured legislation to guarantee automatic cost-of-living pension increases for its public school retirees.

 WSR contributed $4094 from 69 members.

Check out the links below to see more of what your Vote Cope dollars do for you.

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About Westbury Schools Retirees

Who We Are

We are the retired teachers of the Westbury Union Free School District in Westbury, New York, the retiree chapter of the WTA (Westbury Teachers' Association) and a member of NYSUT RC 19 (Retiree Council-19).
The District's schools include: Westbury High School, Westbury Middle School, Drexel Ave, Powell's Lane, Park Ave, and Dryden St.

Westbury Schools

Retirees Executive Board

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**If you have any changes to your
contact information, please email Jennifer
Loughran, Communications, so that we
have the most updated information:
jennwrt2020@gmail.com

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The Executive Board meets monthly from September-June. We  plan and brainstorm, keeping all our members up-to-date on pertinent information. We revived our newsletter. The latest edition came out  June 2023. To view, click the link at the bottom of this page. All members received an email copy. Also, check out the "NEWS!" page on this website to view the  brochure we are send to all new retirees.

In-person luncheons are back but we are keeping  general membership ZOOM meetings every year. They proved to be a great addition! They allow those who live a distance away, or who just cannot make an in-person meeting, the ability to participate and connect. We hold 3 luncheons a year for all members. Our latest  Luncheon was June 8, 2023. Our latest Zoom membership meeting was held January 30, 2023 at 2pm.

                   **Next Exec Board Meeting: October 26, 2023

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WSR Executive Board:
Seated left to right: Connie Champlin- Treasurer, Carol Gardiner- Vote-Cope/ Co-WTA Liaison.

Standing left to right: ; Diane Watson- Recording Secretary/Webmaster/Newsletter Editor, Grace Bryant- Member-at-Large, Camille Lupa- Scholarship Committee, Dorie Ciulla- President/Legislative Representative, Marjorie Parente- Corresponding Secretary, Donna Sabella- Vice President/Co-WTA Liaison,  Jennifer Loughran- Communications Director.
Not pictured: Judy Bernstein- Member-at-Large

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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS! 

The following  Westbury retirees joined  after May 2022

Kathleen Thibodeau

Susan Moors

Sharon Greco

Victor Derba

Natalie Schwartz

Jack Russo

Donald McIntosh

Michael Fiedler

Sandra Barrett

Anthony Posillico

Brenda Bluestone

Joanny Gomez

Joyce Thomas

Christine Dickson

Stanley Zwick

Susan Gabriel

welcome back!

Laure Broder,

Gwen Collins

Susan Shapiro

    Fall Luncheon at Umbertos 

         September 7, 2023           Joining us were new retirees from Drexel Ave.          Carmen Ostolaza and Mayra Cireseanu.                            Welcome!

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We are always happy to hear from our members!

*If you would like to share anything that you are doing or family updates,  please submit to Jennifer.
jennwrt2020@gmail.com

(see the NEWS! section of this website to see what our members are up to :)

Lavilla, retired social worker from Park and Dryden, writes:

Dear Connie and Fellow CoWorkers,

    Thank you for your continued work keeping us informed about what's going on in our school district and in Albany.

    I am doing well and so is my family. Keep well, say hello to everyone and please try to stay well. "Wear your masks." Stay inside!!

    Love you and Miss you,

      Lavilla Watson​

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previous Fall Luncheons at Umbertos

September 14, 2022

WSR Exec Board attendees

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Diane, Camille, Jen, Dorie, Connie, Donna, Carol

The Group! Judy, Lisa, Janet, Gail, Michelle, Michael, Roseanne, Diane, Camille, Jen, Dorie, Connie, Carol and....

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...Donna- the photographer

Great Food!

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Donna and Roseanne

Great Conversation!

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Connie and Donna

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More Happy Gatherings!

General Membership Meeting/ Spring Luncheon: June 8, 2022
Galleria, Westbury

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Discussing business...

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Over a great meal.

What could be better?

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Smiles all around! :)

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We're Back In-Person!!

General Membership Fall Luncheon September 22, 2021
Umbertos, New Hyde Park

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Happy Together!

back in-person

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outside

under the big tent :)

great food!!

lots of fun!

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camaraderie

lasting memories!

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Link to our latest WSR Newsletter below:

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