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Shape the Future of Your Union: Learn More about the Proposed Merger of SAG and AFTRA Featuring SAG National President Ken Howard, AFTRA National President Roberta Reardon, SAG New York President Mike Hodge and AFTRA New York President Holter Graham, February 21

All paid-up SAG and AFTRA members in good standing are urged to attend an important educational/informational meeting in New York to learn the facts and impact of the merger.

When: Noon-2 p.m., Friday, February 10, 2012

Where: Screen Actors Guild, Leon Janney Boardroom
360 Madison Avenue – 14th Floor
New York, NY

Join SAG New York President Mike Hodge, AFTRA New York President Holter Graham, SAG New York Vice President Rebecca Damon, and AFTRA New York Vice President Anne Gartlan for an informal discussion about the merger plan. Come talk to member leaders of both unions and get your questions answered.

The Red Cross will be providing the staff to draw & process blood donations.
Blood saves lives....come, donate, save a life.

When: Friday, February 24
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Actors Connection
630 9th Avenue, suite 1410 (between 44th and 45th Streets)
New York, NY

Please email to tell them the time slot in 15 minute increments when you would like to donate (ie 10:00, 10:15, 10:30, 10:45, etc)

Mix, mingle, and get to know New York Women In Film & Television (NYWIFT) members, and the NYWIFT staff in an informal setting. New York Division Members of the SAG Women’s Committee will be in attendance. Light hors d’ouevres will be provided, and delicious cocktails are available – prices are indicated below.

When: Monday, February 13, 2012
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: BUtterfield 8 Restaurant and Lounge
5 East 38th Street, New York, NY

Bottled & Draft Beers: $5-$6

Screen Actors Guild is proud to partner with ReelAbilities to bring a special offer to SAG members so that they can attend a unique film festival that, through films by and about people with disabilities, brings together the community to explore, discuss, embrace, and celebrate the diversity of our shared human experience.


ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival is the largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities.

Start: 01/09/2012 - 5:00pm
End: 02/01/2012 - 1:00am

Start the New Year right by doing something positive for your acting career!
The Foundation’s NY Casting Access Project (NYCAP) offers free audition and cold reading workshops conducted by well-known casting directors, several times each month.
The sessions are designed to help SAG members upgrade their knowledge of the casting process, and to sharpen the skills necessary to book work.