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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day- October 23rd, 2021

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is supported by the Drug Enforcement Administration ("DEA") and addresses a crucial public health and safety issue: misuse of prescription drugs. According to the 2020 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ("SAMHSA"), approximately 11 million people misused prescription pain relievers in 2020.…
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Benefits of Repaying Your Coronavirus-Related Distribution (“CRD”) through Prudential

Participants who took a Coronavirus-Related Distribution (“CRD”) from their New York City District Council of Carpenters Annuity Fund account through Prudential in 2020 under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act may repay any amount back to their account. Your repayment is considered a tax-free rollover as long…
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REMINDER: Importance of Submitting Changes in Addresses to the Fund Office

During the course of a given year, the Fund Office, along with various providers such as Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Express Scripts, ASO/SIDS, and Prudential, among others, send paper mailings to your homes. Although advances in modern technology have somewhat reduced the necessity of paper mailings, such mailings are often still…
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Prudential Now Offering Virtual One-on-One Retirement Consultations

Did you know that you now have access to virtual one-on-one retirement consultations at no cost to you? Through Prudential, you can schedule a time that works for you and then join your secure meeting space from wherever you are. During these consultations, you can review your account and retirement…
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October Breast Cancer Awareness Virtual Event with Memorial Sloan Kettering

Our members are invited to join a virtual event presented by the Department of Radiology of MSK’s Women on the Move (MWM) Employee Resource Network on Wednesday, October 13. During this webinar, MWM's speakers will discuss the importance of annual screening mammograms and overall breast health in regards to breast…
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Cancer Care Cannot Wait

Ariel’s Story:  A Breast Cancer Survivor October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, an ideal time to promote breast health for NYCDCC members and your families. Ariel was a healthy, 38-year-old mother of two when she was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer.  “We were all so surprised because I have…
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Highlights of the NYCDCC Pension Plan for “Regular Retirement”

Our members’ opinions are important to us, and it is our goal to be responsive when any questions are raised, or feedback is given. As such, we appreciate the responses we recently received from you in our August email blast poll question. In this poll, you let us know that…
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Getting the Best Value from Your Doctor’s Visits

Every day in the United States, hundreds of thousands of people go to the doctor’s office. In fact, about 85% of adults and 95.6% of children have seen a physician in the past year.1 What this statistic means is that you’ll likely be making your own visit to a doctor…
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Remembering 9/11: 20 Years Later

It has been 20 years since the events of 9/11 occurred, yet the images of that day are still fresh in our minds and the repercussions for some are still being felt just as strongly as they were two decades ago. Thankfully, here at the heart of New York, we…
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September is National Suicide Prevention Month

NATIONAL SUICIDE LIFELINE 1-800-273-8255 or text NAMI to 741-741 to be connected to the Crisis Text Line. For assistance with Referrals and Resources contact MEND at: 395 Hudson Street 5th Floor New York, NY 10014 212-366-7590 or MEND@NYCCBF.org During September, the MEND program joins The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) as…
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