Southeast Pennsylvania Merged Branch
Item to the June 2020 Postal Record

Eric K. Jackson, Branch 725 Vice- President & Scribe

I take my hat off to the most loyal, dependable and prideful employees in the world.  Yes, you letter
carriers.  What you displayed this past to the world and your customers is
truly admirable!

Thanks to Branch 725 President Les Dillman, this branch has steadied the ship in the most trying time.  
Les answered your questions and endured both day/night telecons.  
And if you think those rules were confusing, then ask Les.  He might say yes, but he worked through the
initial stages of the pandemic seamlessly.

Also, the stewards did a fantastic job through this trying time.  You exhibited leadership that is to be
applauded.  It's not easy to relay the unpleasant that we had to
disseminate.  When we talk about heroes, you are among the elite.

Let's be honest, at any time were you scared?  I was.  But we show the way, not show fear.  I saw no fear
in my brethren.  What people showed were intellectual choices.
So many of us support people and family members who have compromising health issues that we had to
make choices that place us out of work.  I salute you!  This issue is
no joke.  Death is final.

But through it all, stewards (including myself) had to endure more discipline that was place on carriers.  
Some offices had less awareness for the pandemic.  They still
practiced their bu@*$^it!

So, among enduring the travails of life, carriers had to endure the travails of the Postal Service.  For that,
you are to be applauded.  Because we all know what that means.

That's why this executive board serves you.  We have been and will be there for you until the end.

Let's use this as a steppingstone rather than a boulder!

You held this country together!

#UnityPrevailsThroughChallenges

Eric Jackson, Branch 725
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June 23, 2020

July & August Meetings Cancelled

I have decided to cancel the July and August General Meetings. We will be moving forward with the
September meeting which is Wednesday September 2. If anybody has any questions with anything that is
going on with the branch please feel free to call.  Please be safe and I hope everybody gets some time off to
spend with family members.


June 16, 2020

Gene Dolan - Funeral Information

We are sad to inform you that this past Friday Gene Dolan passed away.  Gene was the Director of Retirees
for this branch for 19 years.  His Funeral arrangements are listed here in case anyone would like to pay
their respects.

The Funeral arrangements are Friday, June 19th 6-9 PM at Stretch Funeral Home 236 E. Eagle Road,
Havertown, PA 19083 then Saturday June 20th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM viewing with a mass at Annunciation
BVM 401 Brookline Blvd., Havertown, PA 19083


May 28, 2020

Scholarship Deadline Extended

The deadline for the Branch 725 Scholarship applications has been extended another 60 days until August
15th.  If you don't have everything you need please just send in what you have with a note explaining what
is missing and why.  We understand there are issues getting some of the items right now and that is why
we have decided to extend the deadline.
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May 12, 2020

A Message From Our Director Of Education

Joe Pease

Thank you all for representing our members through an extremely difficult time.  We are available for any
shop steward training or information that you may need.  We can adjust to these challenging times.

The Pennsylvania Primary has been postponed until June 2nd.  This primary election will mark the first
time that Pennsylvania voters have the option of casting their ballots by mail.  You do not have to provide
a reason as you would with an absentee ballot.

If you would like to vote by mail for the June 2nd primary, your completed application must be received in
your county office by 5 p.m. on May 26, 2020.  You must be a registered voter to submit an application to
vote by mail.

We do not know what life will look like on June 2nd. Pennsylvania stay at home orders have been
extended until June 4th for our area.  If you have not submitted an application for a mail in ballot, please do
so as soon as possible.

This is the link to check your voter registration status.
https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/Pages/voterregistrationstatus.aspx

This link will allow you to apply for the mail in ballot.
https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/OnlineAbsenteeApplication/#/OnlineAbsenteeBegin

Please remember that we cannot talk politics while on the clock or in uniform.

Thanks again for all that you do,
Joe Pease
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April 22, 2020

Action Needed

Political Liaison - Belinda Tridente

Friends this might be the most critical time in the history of the US Postal Service!

The NALC is asking you to call-write-email your US House Representative and US Senators.  Implore them
to provide the US Postal Service with full funding in the next
economic stimulus bill.

Unfortunately, without full funding, this pandemic crisis may well cause the USPS to run out of the
resources that are necessary for us to provide universal service to every
home and business in America and our territories.

We are faithfully delivering critical items including medications and checks throughout this pandemic.

Please help us get through this rough time.  Have your family and friends call-write-email their US House
Representative and US Senators too!

Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon
1535 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
(202)225-2011

Senator Bob Casey
393 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202)224-6324

Senator Pat Toomey
248 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202)224-4254

In solidarity
Belinda Tridente
NALC Political Liaison

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June 19, 2020

Food Drive

Barb Kearney - Food Drive Coordinator

The 27th Annual Food Drive is currently on hold due to Covid-19 Pandemic since we are unable to safely
collect food.

With the uncertainty of when it can be rescheduled the food pantries are still in dire need of donations.

In the interim we have some food pantries listed below that donations can be made to directly.

Please donate what you can.

Region 12 - Branch 725

501cs-Church
Aldan Union Church
7 E. Providence Road
Aldan, Pa.  19018
Contact name - Linda Weiler
610-259-8010

23-6001418
Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry
703 Lincoln Ave.
Prospect Park, Pa.  19076
Contact name - Kevin
610-532-9000
Kohn51@aol.com

23-1352427
First Presbyterian
140 N. Lansdowne Ave.
Lansdowne, Pa.  19050
Contact name - Nancy Timothy
610-622-0800
Nancy.Holt@rcn.com

13-5562351
The Salvation Army
101 East Market Street
West Chester, Pa.  19382
Contact name - Captain Maria Corraliza
610-696-8746
maria.corraliza@use.salvationarmy.org

Thank you for your generousity during this difficult time.