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This is a petition to extend Memorial Day and Veterans Day. We should dedicate a whole month for each of those. I myself am a veteran and former solider. I think veterans past present and future deserve more than one day to be thanked.
In my opinion the armed forces no matter if it Army, Marines, Navy Air Force, Coast Guard, we're the back bone of the USA. If it wasn't for veterans past present and future USA wouldn't be where we are at today.
The pool at Leland Point has not been open regularly for the second year on time or consistently like it should be.
Save the Victoria Pool Society formed in 2003 pressured our elected and appointed NYS Officials to put $1.5 million of our taxpayer money into rehabilitating the Victoria Pool. This was completed in 2005 even though much more could be done if funding is found.
The Victoria Pool traditionally opened Memorial Day until its neglect of recent years. We wish to have the Victoria Pool open once again from Memorial Day until Labor Day.
April 23, 2006
The members of the Jefferson City area YMCA have seen the facilities hours of operation be cut back the last two years.
We accepted the early closings between Memorial day and Labor day since the pool was open and staffed for use in the evening. The first cut was closing at 5:00 pm on the weekends from April 1st to October 31st. April, May, September, and October are times when the facility get a lot of late day use.
When the facility posted the head count spreadsheets, you could see the facility closed at a peak use time. These facility use tabulations are no longer posted. Starting this year the facilities are starting to close early on a week night.
We find this practice un-acceptable to the membership. The YMCA is a haven for youth to give them a place to go and play sports. It keeps children off the streets and gives them a positive recreational environment. This does not occur when the doors are locked.
Please join workers across the country in an effort to bring awareness to workplace injuries and occupational diseases.
Office & Professional Employees International Union #320 of Missouri and Kansas/ AFL-CIO