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Teamsters Local 79 Contests

CELL PHONE, EMAIL UPDATE!

Win $100! 

We are currently updating our databases with our member's cell phone, their cell phone carrier and email address so we may text them important information immediately.  So...we are having a contest each month. For each member that you turn in the information on we will submit a ticket with your name for a $100 monthly drawing. Please print the attached form. Fill the form out completely with the necessary information. You can mail, fax, or email the filled out form(s) to the Local Union (see below). If you have any questions, just give the office a call.

Phone: (813) 621-1391                  

Fax: (813) 626-7915

Address: 5818 E. MLK Jr. Blvd 

Tampa, FL 33619

Email: ibtlocal79@teamsters.com

Teamsters Trivia

To win in Teamsters Trivia you must be one of first two people correctly answered the question of the contest (Only ONE submission per person, Per Month please. Any additional entry will be discarded).

The question is updated once a month, so please check with us often.

The winners will be determined by the arrival date and time of the correct answer.

1st place winner - $50.00 VISA card
2nd place winner - $25.00 VISA card

The winners will be contacted by the email provided in the answer form below.

The prizes will be awarded at the following month General Membership Meeting (GMM) or by USPS mail if the winner is unable to attend GMM.

The correct answer to the April 2024 Trivia Challenge is

Q: "The name "Pigeon Roost" is

A. A bar that was popular among freight Teamsters in West Tampa in the early 1970's.  It was Located next to the Howard Hall Company terminal. Rooms there were rented by the hour.

B. Was actually a wooded tract of land owned by Teamster member Maurice Canary. It was noted for dove hunting as well as Trap & Skeet competitions.

C. Was the nickname of Local 79's Union hall on Deckle Avenue in Tampa. Pigeons had free access into the hall itself and would roost and nest in the rafters over the general membership meeting room. 

D. Was a high ridge (Hill) that bordered 3 Trucklines with Local 79 members. It served as a vantage point whereby company activity could be monitored during strikes.

E. During Local 79's organizing campaign of Harris Paint in Tampa, the company had a Flat roof (3 stories) over looking the entrance and parking of the manufacturing plant.  From that vantage point the company used cameras and security guards to observe who the employees would talk to and receive literature from The vantage point was referred to as the "Pigeon Roast".

March\Trivia Challenge winners:

1st Place Winner (No Winner) $50 Gift Card
2nd Place Winner (No Winner) $25 Gift Card

Do you know the answer to the May 2024 Trivia Challenge?

Q: The Tampa Tribune Newspaper Printed the entire Cigar Union workers contract in the newspaper

A. True

B. False

(Please remember: Only ONE submission per person, Per Month please. Any additional entry will be discarded)

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Teamsters Local 79 Members hit the streets to show UPS we mean Business!

Teamster Local 79 Sponsor's 2023 Leadership Blue Convention in Miami, FL

Stewards Training 101 Workshop

Naples, FL - August 13, 2022

Workshop facilitated by Secretary-Treasurer John Sholtes, Trustee Jeff Testa, and Business Agents Sharon Ayala and Tate Foster

 


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