july 2018
Movie Mondays

Movies shown on  Mondays   

1:00PM - 3:00PM


July 2-Downsizing
July 9-Phatom Thread
July 16-Curature
July 23-The Greatest Showman
July 30-Three Billboards outside Ebbing Missouri





Individual Benefit Reviews

Benefits in Brief:

The Retirees Benefit Fund provides retirees and eligible dependents with supplemental benefits.  The supplemental benefits are as follows:  General Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, Optical, Mental Health, Hearing Aid, Podiatry,  and Legal. The following benefits require you fill out a claim form within 90 days of the date of service Dental, Optical, Mental Health, Hearing Aid,  and Podiatry. If you have questions feel free to call the Retiree Division or attend one of the Retiree Benefit Events listed on the Monthly Events calendar.
















Computer  Classes  /   Learn to Swim   /   Aqua Fit

Reminder Computer Classes!

Tuesday 10am-12pm
Using your Andriod SmartPhone and Tablet.

Tuesday 1pm-3pm
 Using  Your Iphone and Ipad

Thursday 10am-2pm
Photos with Smart Phone andTablet Excursions in NYC andBeyond!



Join In on the Fun with Fellow Retirees


All Events you must call to RSVP!


Events are held at the Retiree

Division located at

97 Hudson Street.

Checks and money orders should be mailed to:

CWA Local 1180

Retiree Division.

ATTN: Monthly Events

6 Harrison Street,

NY, NY 10013


July 2018

Weekly  Workshops


Mondays July 2,9, 16, 23, 30-Intro to Computers and Windows10: Making life easier with your computer -Wouldn’t you like to: Create a flyer or newsletter? Pay parking tickets online? Know where your UPS and FedEx packages are? Go to free concerts & events in NYC? Come learn all this, and more!  Time:10:00am-12:00pm


Mondays July 2,9, 16, 23, 30-Your Mac and You -Finally, a class just for Mac users! You'll learn the Mac way of doing things (which is much simpler than Windows),including email, photos, cool apps, music, iCloud,backing up, and much more! Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm


Tuesdays July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31-Take Control of YourAndroid Smartphone and Tablet- We cover setting up your device, installing great apps and MUCH more.Time:10:00am-12:00pm


Tuesdays July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31-Yoga- Keep your mobility, strength and flexibility. Join the Yoga class.Time: 11:00am- 12:30pm


Tuesdays July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31- Dance with Margaret-Enjoy ballroom dancing and learning new steps. Time: 1:00pm -2:00pm


Tuesdays July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31-Take Control of Your iPhone & iPad-Learn to setup your device, use iCloud backup, Apple Music, Face Time, Find-my-iPhone, and more! Time:1:00 pm-3:00pm


Tuesdays July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - Stretch with Irene -for a greater range of motion.
Time: 2:00pm -3:00pm


Wednesdays July 11, 18, 25-The Art of Walking-This ingenious class adds a twist to maintaining good posture and walking skills. Your body and mind will benefit.Time: 2:00pm -3:00pm


Fridays July 13, 20, 27-Zumba-Rhythm dance and aerobics, choreographed to all types of music.
Time: 10:30am -11:30am


Fridays July 13, 20, 27-Stretch and Toning with Irene. Time: 11:30am -12:30pm


Fridays July 13, 20, 27-Line Dancing with Phoenix -Come learn the latest line dancing steps while stimulating your brain and your muscles. Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm







 Seminars and Events

Thursday July 5-Photography Trip to the newly restored Asbury Park, NJ-Asbury Park is home to many attractions and activities of which visitors can take advantage. You’ll find a revitalized beach Boardwalk that’s better than ever. Unique shops, eclectic restaurants where we will dine with breathtaking views of the ocean, and the crown jewel—the restored Paramount Theater and Convention Hall. It’s easy to get there via rail direct from Penn Station to Asbury Park. WE ARE MEETING AT PENN STATION (8th Ave & 33rd st entrance) at 9:15am and taking the 9:46am NJ TRANSIT train to Asbury Park (return on the 3:29pm to Penn Station). FARE EACH WAY IS $16.25 (adults); $7.35 (seniors).


Friday July 6-Indoor Barbeque -Come enjoy our annual “Indoor Barbeque” to celebrate Independence Day with fellow retirees and staff. Time: 12:00pm -2:00pm


Monday July 9 -Retiree Benefit Overview & General Medical Benefit- Come in out of the heat and learn about your supplemental benefits, Medicare. A complete overview of the supplemental benefits will be provided along with a special emphasis on the General Medical benefit and how to utilize it for you and your family. Time 10:30 am-12:00 pm   Refreshments Served


Tuesday July 10 -12 -Tioga Downs Casino & Mark Twain Country Bus Trip –Sold Out!


Wednesday July 11- NEW SEMINAR: Social Media and Your Privacy-How to erase yourself from Facebook, Google, etc. We all heard the news that your privacy is NOT Facebook’s and Google’s priority, it’s up to you. Learn how to find out what data Facebook and Google have on you, how to limit what they see, and, if you choose to, delete your info. Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm


Monday July16 -Staten Island Yankees -The ball park is located one block from the Staten Island Ferry. Must pick up tickets in advance! Game starts at 11:00am.  Meet group at Staten Island Ferry 9:30am to travel together or we will meet you at your seat. Price $15 includes admission and a $10 value debit card good for food and drink in ball park.


Tuesday July 17-Metropolitan Museum of  Art-A guided tour of the exhibit “Painted in Mexico (1700-1790)”. The vitality and inventiveness of artists in eighteenth-century New Spain (Mexico) is the focus of this exhibition, which presents some 110 works of art (primarily paintings), many of which are unpublished and newly restored. The exhibition surveys the most important artists and stylistic developments of the period and highlights the emergence of new pictorial genres and subjects. It is the first major exhibition devoted to this neglected art. Time:11:00am Location: 1000 Fifth Ave. Lunch in cafeteria included. Price $30.00


Wednesday July 18-NEW SEMINAR-Do-it-yourself Computer Maintenance Tips So You Don’t Have To Call Geek Squad-.Is your computer running slow? Are strange things showing up on your screen? We’ll show you how to clean out the junk your computer’s been accumulating, protect against viruses FOR FREE, and how to BACKUP your PC or Mac. Time: 10:00am-12:00pm


Thursday July 19-Landlord Tenant Seminar-Sal Rosenberg will be here to discuss tenant issues related to residential tenant’s rights, understanding co-op, condo regulations Senior Citizen safety and consumer fraud prevention. Time: 10:30am-12:30pm. Salad Bar 12:30pm-1:15pm


Thursday July 19- NYC Health Plan Overview- Emblem Health: Kathy Smith-McElhiney will be available to answer all questions relating to Emblem HIP and GHI plans for retirees and Medicare eligible retirees.  Time: 1:30 pm- 3:00pm   


Wednesday July 25-WHO'S STILL SCARED OF WINDOWS 10?-So now you have Windows 10, but are you a little bit confused about how to use it? This class will get you familiar, as well as show you the new and exciting things you can do with Windows 10! Including internet, email, calendar and folder. Time:10:00am-12:00pm


Wednesday July 25-Broadway Show Summer: The Donna Summer Music-Her story broke every barrier.She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. But what the world didn’t know was how Donna Summer risked it all to break through barriers, becoming the icon of an era and the inspiration for every music diva who followed. Spend the afternoon in her electrifying universe. Location: Lunt-Fontanne Theatre 205 W 46th Street . Orchestra seats! Price: $90.00 Time: 2:00pm Tickets must be picked up advance. Limited seats available!


Thursday July 26 - Return to the Twin Cities: Lambertville, NJ and New Hope, PA-A gathering of antiques shops, eclectic galleries and comfortable eateries clustered on the banks of the scenic Delaware River makes Lambertville a delightful town to tour, and it's only a short, pleasant stroll across the Delaware River to its sister town, New Hope, in historic Bucks County, PA, which offers unique shops and restaurants, and scenic views from the other side. (For more info, go to YouTube.com and type “Cozy Lambertville” in the search box.) We are traveling via Trans-Bridge Bus Lines (www.transbridge-lines.com). ROUND TRIP FARE: $50.15 (adults), $26.40 (seniors).MEET AT PORT AUTHORITY BUS TERMINAL (41st. st.& 8th. Ave) at 8:30am to buy tickets (ask at info booth for Trans Bridge Lines), and take THE 9:00am BUS TO LAMBERTVILLE. (Return bus departs at 1:55pm).


Thursday July 26 -Optical Benefit Provider- General Vision Services: Dawn Correa, Senior Account Representative will be on hand to answer all questions relating to the Optical benefit offered by General Vision.  Also Dawn Correa will bring a screener to check  your vision or your glasses!
Time:11:00 am -1:00 pm  


Thursday July 26 - Ice Cream Social- Come with your own brown bag lunch and then enjoy delicious ice cream sundaes with all the fixins’ and or old fashion ice cream cone with sprinkles! Cool off with some ice cream with your fellow retirees!  Time: 1:30 pm -3:00 pm


Friday July 27 – Spirit Statue of Liberty Lunch Cruise – Cruise around Manhattan and see the  best views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn skylines including world-famous sights like the Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty & more. On board entertainment with music, dancing and DJ. Location: Chelsea Piers. Meet at pier 61 at 10:30am Sharp to get tickets. Spirit Cruise boarding 11:30am  Lunch Buffet, Coffee, Tea, and Ice Tea included. Price$ 60.00









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Directions & Accessibility
The Retiree Division's entrance is located at 97 Hudson Street in Lower Manhattan. We are in the building of 6 Harrison Street (with the Local and the Benefit offices) on the first floor.  Click below for turn by turn directions from your home.  Be sure to check if you are traveling by public transportation or by car.  
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Contact the Retiree Division
Out of Area: 1-800-801-2882
Email: retireedivision@cwa1180.org
Mail: CWA Local 1180 Retiree Division
           6 Harrison St.
           New York, NY 10013
Office Location: 97 Hudson St. NY, NY 10013
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