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Increase the Value of your UPEA Membership by Taking Advantage of Exclusive Discounts

Let UPEA help you make the most of the last few weeks of summer by taking advantage of some exclusive member discounts! Most discounts available to members can be used year-round, but here are two that are limited to the next few months:

UPEA has partnered with Real Sale Lake to offer our members discounts on Real Salt Lake and Utah Royals FC game tickets!

For three games this season, UPEA members will receive exclusive discounts by visiting www.rsl.com/promo and entering promo code “UPEA”.

Wednesday, August 7th at 8pm – $12 Utah Royals FC Tickets, $3 off regular ticket prices!

Saturday, August 24th at 8pm – $25 Real Salt Lake Tickets, $3-8 off regular ticket prices!

Saturday, October 12th at 7pm – $12 Utah Royals FC Tickets, $3 off regular ticket prices!

This year, UPEA is offering Single Day Passports to Lagoon for $50.00that’s $19.40 off. These tickets include admission to all of the Lagoon attractions including Lagoon-A-Beach, Pioneer Village, and their live entertainment. Passes purchased through UPEA can be used anytime throughout the season – even during Frightmares! However, during Frightmares, the price offered through UPEA will most likely increase. Be sure to buy your tickets ahead of time if you plan to go from September 13th-October 30th.

If you’d like to purchase tickets please come to the UPEA office with cash or a check.

1000 W. Bellwood Ln., Murray

If you live outside the Salt Lake Valley, please call 801-264-8732 to arrange another way to get the tickets.

Please click here to see a full list of discounts for UPEA members and contact Kendle Zdunich at 801-264-8732 ext. 209 or kendle@upea.net with any questions.

UPEA Seeks Nominations for 2nd Vice President

UPEA is seeking nominations for Second Vice President.

Election to the position is a four-year commitment. The successful candidate will serve one year as second vice president, one year as first vice president, one year as president, and one year as immediate past president.

In order to be considered a candidate for second vice president a nominee must:

  • be a dues-paying member of the Utah Public Employees’ Association (UPEA) for two years before the nomination
  • serve at least one year as a chapter or district officer or board member, or as an Advisory Council representative

Qualified nominees must notify the UPEA office of their intent to run by Oct. 4. Nominees also must submit the following documents by the deadline:

  • a letter of recommendation from their respective district
  • a resume outlining their involvement in UPEA, employment history, and participation in community or volunteer opportunities

Nominations will not be accepted for any individual who has served as immediate past president in the past year.

According to the UPEA bylaws, a primary election will be held if more than two qualified candidates are nominated for second vice president.

If needed, a primary election will be held from Dec. 15 to – Jan. 15, 2020.  A general election will be held from Feb. 1 to Mar. 1, 2020.  Ballots will be counted on March 7, 2020, or the first workday after March 7, 2020, to determine the winner.

The second vice president serves as chair of the UPEA Resolutions Committee and officially represents the State Board as a voting member on the CAPE Committee.

The first vice president serves as chair of the UPEA Legislative Committee, which oversees the Association’s legislative activity throughout the year.

Please submit any nominations and required documentation to Kendle Zdunich at Kendle@upea.net or at the UPEA offices,1000 West Bellwood Lane, Murray, UT, 84123.  If you have any questions please contact Kendle at (801) 264-8732.

 

Don’t Miss Out on Discounted Lagoon Passes

This year, UPEA is offering Single Day Passports for $50.00that’s $19.40 off. These tickets include admission to all of the Lagoon attractions including Lagoon-A-Beach, Pioneer Village, and their live entertainment.

If you’d like to purchase tickets please come to the UPEA office with cash or a check.

1000 W. Bellwood Ln., Murray

Once you arrive, we will check that you are a member of UPEA. If sending someone else to pick up the tickets for you, please let us know! After you purchase the tickets, you can go straight to the entry gates at Lagoon – no need to wait at will-call or the box office!

If you live outside the Salt Lake Valley, please call 801-264-8732 ext. 209 to arrange another way to get the tickets.

For anyone looking to buy tickets for children: Lagoon offers youth tickets for all children under 48 inches tall. If you’d like this rate, you can buy those tickets at the Lagoon box office.