Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Oswego County Local activist Jimmy Jackson, right, comes out of a full-body plunge into Oneida Lake as SUNY Binghamton Local President David Lee, left, watches.
Members of the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Capital Region Team, the Polar Penguins, raised $2,200 for Special Olympics athletes when they plunged into frigid Lake George on Nov. 19, 2011. Team members made up of CSEA members, friends and family, gathered at Shepard's Cove Beach for a pre-plunge photo. CSEA members are, second row left to right, holding banner, Denise Famiano, Deb Gallachi, Mary Ann Brownell and Heidi Holcomb, CSEA Capital Region 3rd Vice President Brenda Facin and Martine Perrott and back row, left, Kim Teta, Dan Barkley, and (center) Bill Lauer.
Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Central Region members participate in a Polar Plunge to help support Special Olympics athletes. CSEA Central Region President Colleen Wheaton, second from right, front row, leads the region's "Polar Peeps" Team into Oneida Lake in Brewerton, NY on Dec. 4, 2011, for the Special Olympics, raising more than $13,700.
Brian Hassett, center, from the United Way of the Greater Capital Region, accepts a donation of $8,000 from Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Statewide Treasurer Joe McMullen, right, and CSEA Capital Region 1st Vice President Mike Gifford on behalf of CSEA for flood relief in Schenectady and Schoharie counties.
Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) members and Onondaga County Department of Water Environment Protection Personnel Office workers Collette Hare, left, and Julie Greiner, right, recently saved the day for about 380 of their co-workers when, on the Monday before Thanksgiving 2011, computer servers crashed, not allowing them to enter their payroll changes. Undaunted, the two drove downtown to the county Comptroller's Office, where, for several hours, they manually entered all the changes.
Kingsboro Psychiatric Center Local Vice President Crispin Booker, left, and Kingsboro Psychiatric Center Local President Fitzroy Wilson discuss the recent report calling for the closure of inpatient services.