Archive for March 2018

Scholarship Deadline Fast Approaching

Attention Students! The deadline for submission of BLET Auxiliary Scholarships for the 2018-2019 School year is just around the corner! Because April 1 falls on a Sunday this year, applications received in the office of National Secretary Helen Brand on Monday, April 2, 2018, will be accepted as timely and will be considered by the…

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Paypal on BLET Auxiliary Website

To all our Members-at-Large and those who wish to join: Did you know you can pay your annual dues by using PayPal on our website? It makes it quick and easy to pay. Go to www.bletauxiliary.net and scroll down below the calendar on the right side of the page to find the PayPal button. For…

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Spring 2018 Legislative Update

Spring 2018 Legislative Report By Kathleen Bisbikis, National 2nd Vice President, National Legislative Rep, BLET Auxiliary Below are some of the most recent news items that affect all of us. Please feel free to share these with your local auxiliary. If you have information you would like to share with me for future updates, please…

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Financial Assistance for Daughters of Deceased Railroaders

The John Edgar Thomson Foundation, a nationally recognized non-profit organization, provides limited financial assistance to daughters of deceased railroad employees. The Foundation was established in 1882 and endowed by the will of John Edgar Thomson, who was the third president of the Pennsylvania Railroad, from 1852 – 1874. Although John Thomson never had children of…

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