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THank you so much for the State Fair tickets!! My family had a great time and the weather was perfect!! We really appreciate it, thanks again.
– Lori O, Cub Foods Maple Grove
Just a note to thank you so very much for the State Fair tickets you sent us. My wife and I had a great time. The weather was perfect and as always the food and drink and music was great. Thanks again!
– Chuck and Vicki Johnson
Dear UFCW Local 663,
Thank you so much for the $100 gift card. Your kindness and thoughtfulness is appreciated. My bout with ovarian cancer isn't over yet. I start my 2nd round of chemo the end of the month. I plan on beating this and with the thoughts and prayers of friends, family and my union I will. Thank you again so much.
– Beth Smith
Hello Staff of 663,
This note is very late getting to you, so please accept my apologies. It means so much to our family that you continue to hold the John Lego Golf Tournament in August. John was an amazing man who died way too young. Keeping his memory alive is very special. Best Wishes to everyone in 2019.
– Kelly Lego and Family
I thought I would send you a quick note to say that I just received my first pension check. Hopefully the first of many.

I know, as well as anyone, the pension struggles that this union, and many unions, have faced are numerous and ongoing.
We have battled valiantly to ensure a secure future for our members. Now I get to benefit from those battles. I am grateful.

While I am not certain what retirement will bring to me, I am excited, after 33 years, to start this next chapter of my life.

Best wishes to you and all the staff.
– Jim Kammerer
Thank you very much for the Wild Tickets. It was my first game and I had a lot of fun.
– Kayla Brisk
Employee of Super One in Baxter, MN
Dear Mr. Utecht and UFCW Local 663,
We wanted to thank you very much. Our daughter, Jaclyn Zirbes, who has worked at the Chaska Cub for 2 years, was so fortunate to have received your letter this summer letting her know that she had won a $1000 educational grant from UFCW 653. She was so excited and appreciative to find this out as we were as her parents. This has really helped her out with her college expenses this year as she is a Freshman at the U of MN Mankato. Anyway, I want to mail this to you now. Thanksgiving is a special time and we feel very blessed and thankful for all you have done. Kindest regards. p.s. Jaclyn is excited to get to work at Cub over her Christmas Break.
– Mary Jo and John Zirbes
Matt Utecht and UFCW Local 663,
I wanted to thank you so much for the $1000 Educational Grant that I received. I was so excited to find this out when I received your letter. This will really help me out when I am at the U of MN Mankato. I really appreciated this and it all means so much. I've been working at the Chaska Cub since I started over two years ago. Thanks again for everything.
– Jaclyn Zirbes
Thank yo uso much for the 4 State Fair tickets. We went on Friday, August 31, with out daughter, Joy, who is an art teacher. She had entered her K-2 students' artwork from Bonner School in Stewartville, which is south of Rochester. They had won ribbons. So cool to see all of their artwork. Of course, we also enjoyed corn dogs and mini donuts. Thanks again.
– Suzy Blewett
Thank you so very much for the State Fair tickets. We went the first day.
– Deb Woodruff

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