The 1199SEIU Benefit and Pension Funds' Boards of Trustees will come together for their Joint Annual Meeting from Wednesday, June 24, through Friday, June 26, at the Crystal Springs Resort in New Jersey. The trustees will gather to review the work of 2014. This year, there will be a featured session at the joint meeting focusing on the challenges presented by the increasing prevalence of high-cost specialty drugs, the factors driving the trend and future projections. For more information on the Annual Meeting, please contact Daphne Lewis at Daphne.Lewis@1199Funds.org or (646) 473-8407.
Memorial Service for Chief Benefits Officer Fred Hagen
The Benefit Fund is holding a memorial service for Fred Hagen, the Benefit Funds' Chief Benefits Officer, who passed away suddenly on April 15. Fred will be remembered by everyone who worked with him over his nearly 30 years at the Funds for his warmth, wit and commitment to 1199SEIU members. The service will be held on May 20, 2015, at 6:00 pm in the Cherkasky/Davis Conference Center at 330 West 42nd Street. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Roxanne Gordon at Roxanne.Gordon@1199Funds.org or call (646) 473-6063.