June 2010

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June 2010

Sat. 5 Jun, 2010

SPAN State Council Meeting (Sat. 5 Jun, 2010 6:00 am - 9:00 am)

AFSCME OHIO COUNCIL 8 -6800 North High St. -Worthington, OH 43085
[DIRECTIONS: Take I-71 south or north, as the case may be, to 270 west, take 270 west to the first exit, which is I-23 ("Worthington"), take I-23 south to High Street, exit right off the ramp, go past two traffic lights and you will see AFSCME Council 8 on your left. Drive to the back of the building and enter on the right side as you walk toward the building.]

Sun. 6 Jun, 2010

March to Fulfill the Dream Cleveland Rally (Sun. 6 Jun, 2010 8:00 am - 11:00 am)

Downtown March and Rally -
Including lunch, leaving from the Job & Family Services (Welfare Bldg) at E. 17th & Paine Ave.
For more information and updates on scheduled events, call

Toni Anderson -- (216) 256-3187Fritz Neil – (216) 751-8941 or (216) 469-3836

Mon. 14 Jun, 2010

Cleveland SPAN Chapter Meeting (Mon. 14 Jun, 2010 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

Regular Monthly Meeting --  discussion of plans for the summer.
Location:  Cleveland Heights Public Library, 2345 Lee Rd., Cleveland Hts.
Come at 6:30 PM for informal discussion.

Tue. 15 Jun, 2010

Joint Meeting of Northeast Ohio SPAN Chapters (Tue. 15 Jun, 2010 6:00 am - 8:30 am)

South Haven United Church of Christ - 415 Northfield Road -Bedford, OH (just south of Rockside Rd.) -

Portage County Chapter Meeting (Tue. 15 Jun, 2010 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

Unitarian Universalist Church -228 Gougler Ave. - Kent, OH -

Thu. 17 Jun, 2010

Cuyahoga West SPAN Meeting (Thu. 17 Jun, 2010 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

The Cuyahoga West SPAN chapter will have their monthly meeting Thursday, June 17th at 7:00pm at our [U]new location[/U].   Main Lakewood Library at 7:00 in the meeting room in the basement across from the auditorium. The library's address is 15425 Detroit Ave.           

Major agenda items include:            

State council meeting held this month                            

The progress in Lorain County on building a chapter                

The upcoming health care forum being held there on June 30               

The article in the Scene Magazine on George Randt, how                 

to turn up the heat on St. John Medical Center             

 Any other events and new business 

Sat. 19 Jun, 2010

Columbus Chapter meeting (Sat. 19 Jun, 2010 5:00 am - 6:00 am)

The Columbus chapter will hold its regular meeting at the Whetstone Library, 3909 North High St. in Columbus Ohio. Highlights of the annual SPAN meeting will be reviewed. Guest speaker, Doug Anderson, Chief Policy Officer of the Ohio Dept of Insurance will address how the new law affects Ohio and public programs like Medicaid. Open to the public.

Wed. 30 Jun, 2010

Single-Payer Health Care Forum (Wed. 30 Jun, 2010 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Laborers Local Union Hall, 2089 North Ridge Road, Lorain, OH 44055 -Come and learn about single-payer health care. Q&A afterwards.