Local 896

New Executive Board team

Congratulations are in order for recently retired Local 896 Executive Board member, Rachel Gomez. Rachel is a 30-year Local 896 member and is also the longest serving Local 896 board member. We thank her for her many years of service and dedication to Teamsters and Local  896.

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10th Annual Bud Classic Car Show

Anheuser-Busch (Fairfield)

All Teamsters are encouraged to attend the Tenth Annual Bud Classic Car Show at the Budweiser facility in Fairfield on Saturday, September 28. There will be classic cars, live music, food, silent auction, beer garden, and vendors. All proceeds benefit Families Helping Families’ annual Thanksgiving “Baskets of Hope” event in November, where volunteers help pack and deliver hundreds of boxes of food and turkeys to needy families in time for Thanksgiving.

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New Anheuser-Busch contract ratified

After holding proposal meetings and preparing for contract negotiations for more than a year, the 283 members at Anheuser-Busch in Fairfield ratified their new 5-year contract overwhelmingly in March.

Local 896 Business Rep and President Brian Indelicato wanted to particularly thank chief stewards Alonzo Wilson, Christine Peters, Jamie Simmons, Michael DeForne, and Michael Hunt at Anheuser-Busch for their diligence in ensuring that the needs and demands of the members were brought to the company.

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9th Annual Bud Classic Car Show and Thanksgiving Baskets of Hope

The Ninth Annual Bud Classic Car Show took place on Saturday, September 29 at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery in Fairfield. More than 5,000 people enjoyed activities that included 275 classic cars, live music, great food, a silent auction featuring Budweiser collectibles, a beer garden, and various vendors. The event helped raise $25,000 for the Families Helping Families Annual Thanksgiving Baskets of Hope event in November.

More than 200 volunteers met at the Fairfield brewery on the Saturday before Thanksgiving to prepare the Baskets of Hope.

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