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    IUE-CWA 81381, AFL-CIO

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Federation Supports Local Holiday Gift Project

The Federation of Social Workers partnered with a local organization to make a $1000 donation to Crisis Nursery, which is a program under the Center for Youth here in Rochester. FSW Vice-president Kendall Bell and FSW Executive board member, Michelle Alaimo (center, holding check) recently made the presentation to Crisis Nursery representatives.

13th Human Service Awards Luncheon

On November 3, 2017, more than 330 local human service providers and their supporters, attended the 13th Annual Human Service Worker of the Year Awards luncheon, at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. Individuals and organizations were recognized for having made exceptional contributions to improving the quality of life in the Greater Rochester area. Attendees included County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo, Deputy Mayor Dr. Cedric Alexander, NYS Senator Joseph Robach, Assembleymember Harry Bronson and County Clerk Adam Bello.


Announcement of the honorees at this year's Human Service Worker of the Year Awards luncheon!

The Federation of Social Workers is proud to announce the honorees at this year's Human Service Worker of the Year Awards luncheon! Please join us in supporting them.
  • Human Service Worker (public sector)
    Kerry Greene, CPS/MCDHS

  • Human Service Worker (private sector)
    Shirley Sobczak, RRJB Workers United

  • John L. Seebach Volunteer Award
    Elizabeth "Betsy" MacKinnon
    Herb Wolfe

  • Courage Award
    John Geer
    Officer Kelly Phillips, Rochester Police Department
    Officer Jeremy Nash, Rochester Police Department

  • Corporate Contributor
    ​ Get It Straight Orthodontics

  • Human Service Family
    Kristy and Amy Stanton

  • Non-Profit Organization
    Crisis Nursery
    Zaire Downs

  • Bertina Forde Rising Star Award
    Chris Poles, CPS/MCDHS

  • W. Burton Richardson Lifetime Achievement
    Mary Whittier
Chad Anderson
Kyle Tingling

2017 Scholarship Winners Announced

The Federation of Social Workers has announced that Chad Anderson, II and Kyle Tingling are the recipients of the 2017 Ed Grawbowski – Dina Finn Memorial Scholarships. Chad Anderson, II who is a senior at Penfield High School, will be attending the University of Tampa next year and plans to major in Accounting. The other scholarship recipient, Irondequoit high school student, Kyle Tingling, will be attending the University of Chicago and will be studying Biology/Pre-med.

Federation of Social Workers IUE/CWA 81381 and the Children's Agenda addressed CPS issues on WXXI Rochester Needs to Know program

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About The Federation of Social Workers

The Monroe County Federation of Social Workers, IUE-CWA Local 81381, is the oldest public sector social worker union in the United States of America. During our more than fifty years of existence we have provided diligent representation to our membership, which now includes more than nine hundred employees of the County of Monroe in upstate New York.

Our members are dedicated human service professionals who are both caring and committed to the entire community. Their tireless efforts at their jobs, and also as volunteers supporting many local charities, have improved the quality of life for everyone in Monroe County.

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