Monthly Archives: December 2016

Children of 856 members earn thousands in Teamster scholarships

December 1, 2016

Congratulations the following children/dependents of Local 856 members who earned Teamster scholarships this year. Keep up the good work! James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund: Riley Kydd, $10,000.00 – Parent, Scott Kydd, United Airlines Marisabel Hernandez, $1,000.00 – Parent, Jorge Hernandez, United Airlines April Soohoo, $1,000.00 – Parent, Sammy Soohoo, City and County of SanRead More >

Annual Thanksgiving Meetings raise funds, food, and toys for needy

December 1, 2016

Last month, Teamsters 856 held its always-lively Bay Area and Sacramento Thanksgiving meetings drawing hundreds of members from across Northern California for the annual tradition, which dates back decades. Members in attendance were treated to gifts and prizes, but more importantly, attendees raised more than $1,400 for the Local’s Solidarity Fund and brought in hundreds ofRead More >