The fun begins now! Whether you prefer hitching a ride on a roller coaster or floating down the lazy river, Kings Dominion and Soak City have something for the entire family.
As a member of our Local 400 family, you can enjoy online savings available on single day admission tickets. Online tickets can be purchased up to the day of your trip.
Here’s how to unlock your exclusive union member discount:
Step 1: Visit kingsdominion.com/save
Step 2: Enter the following username (must be in all caps): KDUFCW400
Step 3: Enter the following password (must be in all caps): KDUFCW400
As a member of our UFCW Local 400 family, you not only earn a union contract that protects your rights at work, you also receive remarkable benefits that can save you and your loved ones thousands of dollars each year. These benefits range from discounts on wireless services, and legal services to letting loose and having some fun at the movies and sporting events.
This season the Bowie Baysox (AA Affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles) invites Local 400 members and their families as honored guests to not just the games, but one of the 19 fireworks shows and fun promotions in a great fan-friendly atmosphere. For more details on how you can save all season long, download the flyer below or follow the instructions below to purchase your discounted Bowie Baysox game tickets.
- Log on to Baysox website at baysox.com
- Go to purchase single game tickets
- Select game and enter special offer code: UFCW400 (in all capital letters, no spaces)
- Play Ball!
Print the Flier (PDF)
Did you know? As a member of Local 400, you have the chance to receive a $5,000 scholarship for you or an immediate family member.
For more than 30 years, the law firm of Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP has been offering union members and their families throughout the Washington, D.C. area the opportunity to alleviate the stressors that come with paying for the high cost of education.
Each year, the law firm awards a one-time grant of $5,000 to an eligible student for education expenses. That student could be you or an immediate family member!
Download the application and apply today! Deadline to apply is April 21, 2017.
If you, your spouse or child, plan to pursue education or training full-time, we encourage you to apply. Please remember, all applicants must be enrolled for their post-high school education or training by Fall of 2017 to be eligible for this year’s award.
A committee of union volunteers screens the applications, and an independent party selects a finalist. No one at Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP participates in the selection process. This is an equal opportunity program, conducted without regard to race, gender, religion, age or disability.
Looking for more union member-only scholarship opportunities? Visit our scholarship page.
The UFCW is about workers coming together to build better lives for themselves. It is about creating opportunity.
That’s why every year the UFCW Scholarship Program offers scholarships to UFCW members or their immediate family members who want to further their education and demonstrate a commitment to their communities and to UFCW values. Since 1958, the fund has distributed more than $2 million in scholarships.
Past winners have gone on to make significant contributions to society and to the UFCW – entering a range of fields including public service, medicine, law, business and teaching. Many have returned to the UFCW as staffers, organizers, and community activists who contribute to our mission. See the 2016 scholarship winners here.
For more information, and to find out if you are eligible, please visit: www.ufcwcharityfoundation.org/scholarship
The scholarship application will be available online from February 6-May 8, 2017.
Please note: UFCW-employed officers and staff, and their immediate families are not eligible for this program.
If you’re a member of Local 400, you or a family member could be eligible for an exclusive scholarship worth $5,000. Learn more and apply today!
Preliminary applications are due by April 21, 2017. To obtain your scholarship application, please call Liliana Chang at 703-931-5500.
About the Scholarship
THE MARTIN E. GEREL MEMORIAL UNION SCHOLARSHIP 2017
The law firm of ASHCRAFT & GEREL, LLP has always valued their connection with the Washington, DC union movement. In recognition of this special relationship, the firm established a Union Scholarship Program more than 30 years ago. We are pleased to honor this commitment by providing a scholarship in memory of Martin E Gerel.
The law firm of ASHCRAFT & GEREL, LLP offers this Scholarship to numerous Washington, DC metropolitan area union members and their families to help with the high cost of education. Each year we award a one-time grant of $5,000.00 to an eligible student for education expenses.
If you, your spouse or child, plan to pursue education or training full-time, you can apply now. Applicants must be enrolled for their post-high school education or training by Fall of 2017 to be eligible for this year’s award.
A committee of union volunteers screen the applications and a finalist is chosen by an independent party. No one at ASHCRAFT & GEREL, LLP participates in the selection process. This is an equal opportunity program, conducted without regard to race, gender, religion, age or disability.
April 21, 2017 is the deadline to submit your application. To obtain your scholarship application, please call Liliana Chang at 703-931-5500.
If you’re a Local 400 member working at Giant Food, Safeway, or Shoppers Food Warehouse, you or a family member could be eligible for an exclusive scholarship worth up to $2,500!
Learn more and apply today! Preliminary applications are due by December 31, 2016.
About the Scholarship
The UFCW & FELRA Scholarship Program expects to award scholarships to a select number of eligible participants and their dependents who will be enrolled in an accredited college, university, community college, vocational school, or trade or technical school as a full-time student in the Fall of 2017.
Participants and their dependents are eligible to apply for a scholarship award if, as of December 31, 2016, the participant completes at least one uninterrupted Year of Service and is actively employed by Giant Food, Safeway, or Shoppers Food Warehouse. In addition, on December 31, 2016, dependent child applicants must be under the age of 24, unmarried and a dependent of the participant for federal income tax purposes.
Applicants who submit preliminary applications and meet the initial scholarship award requirements will be mailed a full application in early January 2017.
IMPORTANT: If your dependent does not have medical coverage through the Fund Office, please include a copy of a marriage certificate (if spouse), or birth certificate or custody order (if child) with the preliminary application.
Print the Application (PDF)
Deadline to apply: December 31, 2016
Print and complete a preliminary application below and mail it to:
UFCW & FELRA Scholarship Program, 911 Ridgebrook Road, Sparks, MD 21152-9451
Giant Food & Safeway Preliminary Application:
Shoppers Food Warehouse Preliminary Application:
Join us September 9th & 10th for Labor Nights at the Richmond International Raceway!
Union members and friends enjoy exclusive discount tickets to the fall NASCAR races at RIR. Tickets for the Federated Auto Parts 400 Race on September 10th are only $40 (regular price is $75!) & tickets to the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 Race on September 9th are $20 (regular price $35). Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.RIR.com/AFLCIO.
Free Game Tickets for Union Members & Their Families!
Saturday, September 3, 2016
Tailgate – 5:00 p.m.
Tailgate at Charleston Building & Construction Trades
600 Leon Sullivan Way – Free Food & Drinks
Gates Open – 6:00 p.m.
Gametime – 7:05 p.m.
West Virginia Power vs. Greenville Drive
Charleston Building & Construction Trades Council
West Virginia AFL-CIO
Kanawha Valley Labor Council
UMWA District 17
West Virginia State Building Trades
UMWA Local Union #2286
Get Your Free Tickets
To get your free tickets, contact
Paul Breedlove, Charleston Building Trades 304-542-6952
Kris Mallory, Reconnecting McDowell 800-222-9838
Dena Fields, West Virginia AFL-CIO 304-344-3557
We have teamed up with WVU Athletics to bring you the third annual Union Day at Mountaineer Field. This year, we have selected our homecoming game against our conference rivals, the Kansas State Wildcats!
The game will be played on Saturday, October 1. (Game time TBD).
To order tickets, visit wvugame.com/promo and use the promo code UNION16.
For more information or if you have any questions, please call:
Lee Harris, WVU Athletics