July 22, 2015

Medicare turns 50 - July 30th events in New York state

Source: NYSUT Retiree Services


Upstate - Cohoes / Central New York - Syracuse / New York City

Upstate New York (Celebration and Concert – Albany)

Special Guest Performance by Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul & Mary)

Thursday July 30th 2015 - Noon to 2:30 pm


Cohoes Music Hall
58 Remsen Street
Cohoes, New York

SCHEDULE: 12:00 noon to 2:30 p.m.,

Contact: (518) 366-8141 and/or E-mail: karengony@gmail.com

New York City (Celebration & Demonstration)

Come Celebrate! Thursday, July 30, gather at 10:00 a.m.


Professional Staff Congress CUNY
61 Broadway, NYC, 16th floor, in downtown Manhattan

Following afterwards: Gather at 1:00 p.m. at the New Amsterdam Plein (outside Staten Island Ferry Terminal in Manhattan). Participants are advised to take 1:30 p.m. SI Ferry: Press Conference at 2:00 p.m. Demonstration calling on Cong. Donovan to stand against radical U.S. House budget to cut Medicare and change its structure. 

Location: Front steps Staten Island Borough Hall (opposite St. George Ferry Terminal)

Contact: 646 / 527-6612 or metrohealth@igc.org * RSVPs are appreciated.

Sponsors: Professional Staff Congress/CUNY, Citizen Action of NY, NYS Alliance for Retired Americans, NYS AFL-CIO, New York Statewide Senior Action Council and the Metro NY Health Care for All Campaign. Message: No Bad Grand Bargain!

Central New York – (March & Parade - Syracuse)

Assemble at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, July 30, 2015.  March begins at noon sharp rain or shine.

Location: Syracuse City Hall Commons Ends, Federal Building. There is plenty of street parking near City Hall, the M&T Bank Parking Garage is on Washington St. and there is other nearby parking.

Contact: New York State Alliance for Retired Americans at 800 / 342-9810, 6710.


In coordination with NYSUT, AFT, NEA, AFL-CIO and New York State Alliance for Retired Americans

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