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AFSCME INTERNATIONAL AIRING RADIO SPOTS ON CITY'S PROPOSED BENEFIT CUTBACKS

 AFSCME INTERNATIONAL AIRING RADIO SPOTS
 ON CITY'S PROPOSED BENEFIT CUTBACKS
 AFSCME International is running a series of four 60-second radio spots featuring union members.
 The spots will air on KYW, WHAT and WDAS. In the spots, union members discuss their personal concerns over the city administration's intention to cut benefits for city workers.
 -- Jo Ann Etter is a homeowner, married with three children. She has been a nurse at the Philadelphia Nursing Home for 17 years.
 -- Jim Carson is a homeowner, married with three children, including one in college. He is a supervisor with the city's Highway Division. Carson is also vice president of Philadelphia Anti-Drug Coalition, a group that closes down crack houses.
 -- Santa Conix is a homeowner and single parent with three children and one grandchild. She put two of her children through college. Conix is a street sweeper and sings in her church choir.
 -- Mary Ann Taylor is a homeowner, married with six children. She is a crossing guard at Presentation BVM School where she watches over 300 children. She's like a second mother to them.
 -- Janice Riggs is a homeowner, married with two children. She is a tour guide for the city and recipient of "Hostess of the Year" award from the Convention and Visitors Bureau.
 -- Chico Medina is a homeowner with eight children and three grandchildren. He has worked for the city for 20 years and drives a tractor trailer.
 The spots feature people who perform direct services for the citizens of Philadelphia. They reflect the diversity of the membership of District Council 33.
 The individuals featured in the radio commercials can be made available for interviews with prior notice.
 CONTACT: Jack Collins of Jack Collins Communications, 215-557-6285, for AFSCME District Council 33.
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