Local 769 joins the Rivers Coalition

IMAG0210Teamsters Local 769 is joining the Rivers Coalition to help advocate for clean waterways in Florida.

IMAG0208Teamsters Local 769 was voted in as members of the Rivers Coalition on July 28, 2016, with shop steward Stevan Anderson appointed as the voting delegate to represent the local.  Steven is employed at Club Med in Port Saint Lucie, FL.

IMAG0211The Rivers Coalition is a group of more than 85 businesses and organizations and their mission “is to fight for a safe, healthy and ecologically balanced St. Lucie River Estuary and Indian River Lagoon.  Natural resources that are vital to the economy and quality of life of Martin County and the Treasure Coast”.  The Rivers Coalition was created in 1998 by local businesses and environmental groups that educate the public and advocate for clean waterways in Florida.  The Coalition works continuously with local, state, and federal officials to help protect the waterways of southern Florida that have been affected by the algae blooms caused by lake Okeechobee water releases.  Teamsters Local 769 is excited to join the efforts of the River Coalition to help fight for clean waterways that affect all of the Teamsters Local 769 jurisdiction of southern Florida.   

If you would like to get further  involved you may contact Business Agent David Renshaw at (305) 642-6255 ext 2236 or drenshaw@teamsterslocal769.org