May 1, 2015 – On April 25 and 26, 2015, The London, Woodstock, St. Thomas, Stratford and Ingersoll Area Council of CURC held a very successful pre-retirement course for 45 people from a variety of unions: ONA, OPSEU, PSAC, COPE, OSSTF, a couple from Kelloggs and a couple of non-union participants.
Anne Spenser who is CURC Benefits Consultant outlined the CURC Benefits Program and gave the participants insight into Health care benefits on a whole.
The photo below shows her speaking to the participants. To her right are the retirees who presented the course. To Anne’s left is Mary Ellen McDermott who presented the material along with Heather McMichael ( Not shown in this photo) to half the group. Sharon Hambleton from Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville Area Council of CURC who is to the left of Heather and Elaine McMurray, President of London Area Council of CURC, who is at the end, presented to the other half of participants.
Future courses will be planned for the fall.