Movie Mondays

Movies shown on  Mondays   

1:00PM - 3:00PM


February 6-Sniper:Ghost Shooter

February 27-Barber Shop the Next Cut





Individual Benefit Reviews

Benefits in Brief:

February represents the second month of the New Year! You and your eligible dependants are covered for Optical Benefits every calendar year, which means you may get new glasses every year!  When using the “no cost” option with copayments for certain features on your glasses.  This option is available when using one of the three providers, General Vision Services, Comprehensive Professional Systems or Vision Screening to have your exam, pick out frames, or contacts at on location. Call the Retiree Division to get the details and brochure outlining your benefits.  212-226-5800







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


February 2017

Weekly  Workshops


Mondays February 6, 27-More Computer Basics using Windows 10 -Save your favorite websites, read web pages without ads and clutter, use calendar to set appointments and reminders, create simple documents, save and organize your photos, and more!Time:10:00am-12:00pm

Mondays February 6, 27-Chair Dancing- While you sit, you can burn calories, tone muscles, and improve flexibility with low impact chair dancing. Time:10:30am-12:00pm

Mondays February 6, 27-Your Mac and You -Getting the most out of your Apple computer-Finally, a class just for Mac users! You'll learn the Mac way of doing things Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm


Tuesdays February 7, 21, 28-Take Control of Your Android Smartphone and Tablet-We cover setting up your device, installing great apps to surf the web, Skype, socialize, enjoy music, video and MUCH more. Time:10:00am-12:00pm

Tuesdays February 7, 21, 28-Take Control of Your iPhone & iPad-Learn  to setup your device, to use iCloud backup, Apple Music, Face Time, Find-my-iPhone, and more! Time:1:00 pm-3:00pm

Tuesdays February 7, 21, 28-Yoga-Strength and flexing Time:11:00am-12:30pm

Tuesdays February 7, 21, 28-Dance with Margaret– Enjoy dancing and learning new steps.Time:1:00pm-2:00pm

Tuesdays February 7, 21, 28-Stretch with Irene. Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm


Wednesdays February 8, 15, 22-The Art of Walking –Phoenix will explain and demonstrate how you can maintain good posture  and walking skills that will benefit your body and mine. Time: 2:00pm –3:00pm


Thursdays February 2, 9, 16, 23-Photography on the Move: Smart phones, Tablets and Cameras-Learn to take GOOD photos, edit them upload, share and print. We go on exciting photo excursions in NYC and beyond. (YES, we break for lunch!) Sometimes we meet at photo location. Time:10:00am-2:00pm  Check with Instructor for Monthly Schedule.


Friday February 3, 10, 17, 24 -Zumba-dance and aerobics, choreographed to all types of Music. Time:10:30 am-12:00pm

Friday February 3, 10, 17, 24- Come Stretch with Irene. Time: 12:15pm -1:15pm

Friday February 3, 10, 17, 24 -Line Dancing with Phoenix – Come learn the latest dances, while stimulating your brain and your muscles. Time: 2:00pm 3:00pm





 Seminars and Events

Wednesday February 1-Using Facebook with Confidence (while having fun!)-Come learn how to catch up with your extended family (and friends), as well as how YOU can can be in control of WHAT you share on Facebook, and WHO gets to see it. Time:10:00am-2:00pm


Wednesday February 1- Legal Benefit Overview -The law firm of Mirkin & Gordon provides your legal benefits. Do you have a will? Do you need a Power of Attorney? Planning on buying a house?  Join us and find out about your Legal Benefits.  Time: 11:00 am-1:00 pm  Before heading out to the cold, stay for a warm cup of Chicken Noodle Soup!


Wednesday February 8-PROTECT YOUR STUFF! Back up your PC, Smartphone or Tablet-Don’t chance losing your precious family photos and important documents to a computer crash or device theft! Learn how backing up your device is much easier (and cheaper) than you thought.                   Time:10:00 am-2:00pm


Wednesday February 8 -NYC Benefit Plan Overview: Aetna- Join us for an overview of the Aetna Health plan offered through  NYC Health Benefits.  A representative from Aetna will be available to answer all questions and concerns to the plans offered to non Medicare and Medicare eligible retirees.              Time: 11:00am -1:00 pm


Thursday February 9- 1180 Benefit Plan Overview: Optical Benefit Provider- Vision Screening-A representative will be available to answer all questions relating to the Optical benefit offered by Vision Screening.  Learn about your choices in Optical Benefits offered to retirees. Time: 11:00am- 1:00pm   


Tuesday February 14- Valentines Mix & Mingle – Join fellow retiree’s to celebrate Valentine’s Day. If you would like to have a short poem with fellow retirees please feel free to do so. Time:1:30pm-3:00pm. Refreshments Served.


Wednesday February 15-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! Time: 10:00am-2:00pm


Wednesday February 15th – Supplemental Benefit Overview & New Retiree Welcome:  Join us for an open discussion regarding benefits, Medicare, supplemental benefits or any questions you have.  A complete benefit overview of the supplemental benefits will be provided. New retirees will receive a “New Retiree Welcome gift” Time: 11:00pm-1:00 pm  Lunch Boxes will be provided.


Friday February 17-Restaurant Club-Tony Di Napoli-Savor the flavor of Italy at Midtown’s favorite Italian restaurant since 1959. Location:147 W 43rd Street. Time:1:00pm Prefix Menu: $45.00


Wednesday February 22-VIDEO CALLING AND CHATTING with Face Time and Skype- Oprah does it, now you can too! How to setup your account, find your family and friends, and start having long-distance “face-to-face” conversations on your smart phone, tablet or computer.Time: 10:00 am-2:00 pm

















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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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