Category: Community Service

Happy Holidays to All

This year has been a tough one for so many. At the same time, we saw a focus on community, togetherness, and supporting each other. This is the true spirit of our union.  It is the season of giving, and so many in our community are facing challenges this year. The events of 2020 have …

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Helping Out Rosie’s Place

Yesterday, Local 589’s executive board made a food donation to Rosie’s Place. To the right is a photo of the board with Marty Wengert, Rosie’s Place volunteer services director.

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Local 589 Members Assist Residents Displaced By Fire

Today, a fire broke out in East Boston near Putnam and Bennington streets after electric equipment failed, causing about 200 customers to lose power. An MBTA bus was dispatched to the scene to assist the displaced residents, many of which were children. The executive board would like to thank the following Local 589 members for …

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Video: O’Brien Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

James O'Brien

While standing in front of Local 589’s office and in addition to making a donation to ALS, President Jimmy O’Brien took the #ALSIceBucketChallenge and then nominated Doug Taylor, Local 589’s Executive Board, and MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott. You have 24 hours and please make a donation to ALS.

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