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76th Annual Eastern Union Meeting Association (EUMA)

Patrick Redmond Arrangements Chairman

Monday, August 4, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 11:00 PM (EDT)

76th Annual Eastern Union Meeting Association (EUMA)

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Single Day Registration
For Thursday, August 7th, entails workshops, lunch, and banquet dinner Gift bags not included
Ended $85.00 $0.00
Late Registration (Adult) Ended $185.00 $0.00
Late Registration for children (12 & younger) Ended $145.00 $0.00

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Event Details

The Brotherhood Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) represents men and women in the transportation department of railroads.  The BLET holds a yearly convention in the four regions of the country.  Eastern Union Meeting Association (EUMA) is a four-day conference to educate Union Officers and their Members.  We will hold numerous workshops at the brand new Westin Hotel in Downtown Cleveland.  These workshops will cover Officer Duties, Federal Employer’s Liability Act (FELA), Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Railroad Retirement Board (RRB), Mobilization, and other issues dealing with the railroads.


Make your hotel reservation at the Westin Hotel   

Room Rates are $145 a night.  You can book your rooms by calling 1-888-627-8085 and ask for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen block.  Internet reservations are available by clicking on the link below.  To secure this rate make sure to book by July 25th.


EUMA Scholarship Fund

If you would like to take advertisement out in the 76th Annual EUMA Scholarship program book, please send a check and advertisement to Matt Kronyak, 14 Adair Street, Stanhope, NJ 07874.      For more details, contact Brother Matt at 201-978-6436 or mcmkronyak@aol.com.

By advertising your committee or organization, you are directly helping students of fellow labor members to continue on their chosen career path and demonstrating your support and unity in the future of the labor movement. 

Full-page advertisements are $550.00 and a half page is $300.00, which goes entirely to the EUMA scholarship fund.

EUMA Itinerary

Monday, August 4th 

10:00am – 4:00pm                              Registration at Westin Hotel 
                                                            Located at 777 Saint Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH  44114

1:00pm – 4:00pm                                Tours of BLET National Division Headquarters

6:00pm – 9:00pm                                Welcome Reception and Hors d'Oeuvres
House of Blues
Located at 308 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH  44114
Sponsored By: Cornerstone Assurance Group

* Note:  No meals will be provided on Monday, August 4th.

Tuesday, August 5th 

6:30am – 8:30am                                 Breakfast Buffet − (Grand Ballroom) 

7:30am – 8:30am                                 Registration at Westin Hotel 

8:30am – 12:00pm                               Open Meeting − (Grand Ballroom)
 Opening Ceremonies
 National President
 Guest Speakers
 FELA Legal Fair and Sponsors

12:00pm – 1:00pm                               Lunch − (Grand Ballroom)
 Sponsored By: BRCF

1:00pm – 5:00pm                                  BLET Closed Meeting − (Grand Ballroom) 

1:00pm – 5:00pm                                  Auxiliary Open Meeting − (Vanda Room)
  Guests Welcome

7:05pm                                                  Cleveland Indians vs Cincinnati Reds
  Progressive Field
  Sponsored By: Railroad Marketing Specialist

* Note:  Dinner on your own on Tuesday, August 5th.                                                                   


Wednesday, August 6th Golf -Open Day

6:30am – 8:30am                                  Breakfast Buffet − (Grand Ballroom) 

9:15am                                                  Golfers Meet in Hotel Lobby 

9:30am                                                  Bus Departs Westin Hotel for Golf Tournament         

11:00am                                                Shotgun Start
 Manakiki Golf Course
 35501 Eddy Rd., Willoughby Hills, OH 44094

5:00pm – 8:00pm                                 Complimentary Appetizers and Social Event
 The Clevelander Grill − (Second Floor)
 834 Huron Road, Cleveland, OH 44115
 Sponsored By: Clevelander Bar and Grill

* Note:  Lunch and dinner will be provided on the golf course, but not at the hotel.

Thursday, August 7th

6:30am–8:30am                                  Breakfast Buffet − (Grand Ballroom)           

7:00am–9:00am                                  Registration at Westin Hotel 

8:30am–12:00pm                                Classroom − Workshops I
Secretary-Treasurer – (Caldenia Room) Full Day
Railroad Retirement – (Disa Room) Half Day

Legislative Representative – (Eria Room) Half Day
Local Chairman – (Laelia Room) Half Day
Mobilization – (Stenia Room) Half Day

12:00pm–1:00pm                               Lunch − (Grand Ballroom)
Sponsored By: LECMPA

1:00pm – 5:00pm                               Classroom − Workshops II
                                                           Secretary-Treasurer – (Caldenia Room) Full Day
                                                           Division Trustee – (Disa Room) Half Day
                                                           Hazmat – (Eria Room) Half Day
                                                                 FRA – LERB (Laelia Room) Half Day
                                                                 Health and Welfare – (Stenia Room) Half Day 

5:30pm – 6:30pm                              Cocktails − (Grand Ballroom) 

6:30pm                                              Formal Banquet and Scholarship Awards
(Grand Ballroom)


 Things to do during your visit to Cleveland...

You can go where your favorite Food Network shows have been too!!!

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 

The Great Lakes Science Center 

USS Cod 

Cuyahoga Valley Sceinic Railroad 

Greater Cleveland Aquarium 

Cleveland Zoo and Rainforest 

Edgewater Beach 

Huntington Beach 

Headlands Beach State Park 

Cleveland Museum of Art 

Cleveland Museum of Natural History 

Western Recserve Historical Society 

The Children's Museum of Cleveland 

Cleveland Botanical Garden 

Horseshoe Casino 

A Christmas Story House and Museum 

Pro Football Hall of Fame 

Cedar Point Amusement Park 

Kalahari Waterpark & Resort 


Geuaga Lake Wildwater Kindgdom 

Zip City USA 

A special Thanks to our Convention Sponsors!!!

Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman, & Darby LLP


Clevelander Bar and Grill

Coffey, Kaye, Myers, & Olley

Collins & Collins

Cornerstone Assurance Group

Godwin, Gilmour, & Hurley, LLP

John J. Fromen Attorneys at Law, PC

Law Offices of Patrick S O'Brien


MeyersLafferty Law Offices, PC


Railroad Marketing Specialst

The Reddy Law Firm

Have questions about 76th Annual Eastern Union Meeting Association (EUMA)? Contact Patrick Redmond Arrangements Chairman

When & Where

The Westin Cleveland Downtown
777 St. Clair Ave
Cleveland, OH 44114

Monday, August 4, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 11:00 PM (EDT)

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Patrick Redmond Arrangements Chairman

Patrick Redmond lives and works in Cleveland, Ohio. He is an Engineer for Norfolk Southern Railroad.  Patrick is also, the Local Chairman and Secretary / Treasurer for Division 607.  

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