In 1971, UFCW Local 324 established a far-reaching, member oriented club for retired members of Local 324. Throughout the years, our club has not only provided fun and entertainment for our members but also provided substantial and useful information.
A club that informs, gives and entertains!
Local 324 Retiree's Club is the largest and most successful UFCW Union Retiree Club in Southern California. We are dedicated to making friends, staying informed and having good times without spending a lot of money.
We invite all retirees within our membership guidelines to join and take advantage of our many activities.
We will keep you informed with our special mailings and monthly newsletter the "Retiree's Voice." Visit the website often for fast-up-to-date information on what's happening within our club and industry.
Contact us regarding membership or if you have any questions.
(714) 995-4601 or (800) 244-8329 extension 140 Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9-11am.
Or contact Barbara Hamilton (562) 431-7545, Diana Eastman (714) 528-6720 or Marian Jones (714) 536-7315 for more details.
Lou Cruz-1st Vice President
Tom Alderson-2nd Vice President
Diana Eastman-Corresponding Secretary
Lucille Basye-Recording Secretary
Ed Camire-Sergeant at Arms #1
Keith Taylor-Sergeant at Arms #2
Carole Peterson-Member at Large #1
Bonnie Ladbury-Member at Large #2
Lvonne Hubbs-Member at Large #3
Kay Crawford-Member at Large #4
Carol Cluck-Member at Large #5
|Be a Part of it All, Come and Enjoy:
PRESIDENT: Barbara Hamilton (562)
Before retiring, Barbara worked at
Local 324 as Executive Secretary to the President. While working at Local 324
she ws privileged and honored to organize this Retirees’ Club, and many other
activities such as the Scholarship Program, Children’s Christmas Party, Labor
Day Picnics and Award banquets. Barbara has been an active member of the Club
since its beginning and has served as President, Recording Secretary,
Member-at-Large, and is serving as advisor to all committees. Barbara resides
PRESIDENT: Lou Cruz (714)
Lou worked as a Business Representative
for Local 324 before retiring. Lou retired in 2000 with 28 years experience in
the industry. He joined the Retirees’ Club in 2006 and has served as 1st Vice President and
Member-at-Large. Lou is involved in all activities of the Club including the
major fundraiser, bingo, bowling, Budget/Finance, Bylaw committee, Picnic and
our Website. Lou and his lovely wife Eileen reside in Anaheim.
2nd VICE PRESIDENT:
Tom Alderson (562)
34 years in the industry, Tom retired from Albertsons’s in 1999. Tom joined the
Retirees’ Club in 1999 and has served as 2nd Vice President. Tom is
presently serving on the Budget committee, entertainment, fashion show and tea,
hospitality, membership, picnic, as well as being a Travel Host. Tom and his lovely wife Joan
reside in Seal Beach.
Diana Eastman (714)
Diana retired from Local 324 where she
worked as a secretary . She has 15 years experience in the industry, and joined
the Retirees’ Club in 2005. Diana has served as Corresponding Secretary,
Chairperson for our Military collection,
Annual Picnic , Volunteer
Luncheon, the Website, and has
served on numerous other committees. Diana resides in Placentia.
Lucille Basye (714)
worked for Von’s Markets and Certified Grocers. She joined the Retirees’ Club
in 2000 and has served as
Recording Secretary, Chairperson for the Bylaw committee, Fashion Show & Tea, the White Elephant Auction and has served on numerous
committees. Lucille resides in Huntington Beach.
TREASURER: Marian Jones (714)
Before retiring, Marian worked for
Smith’s Food King, Safeway Markets, and Lucky Markets. She became a member of
the Retirees’ Club in 1986. She has served the Retirees’ Club as President,
Treasurer, and Member-at-Large. She has served as Chairperson and served on
many committees. Marian resides in
SERGEANT-AT-ARMS #1: Ed
34 years experience in the industry, Ed retired from Ralph’s Markets in 1990.
He has been an active member of the Retirees’ Club and has served as
Sergeant-at-Arms and is on numerous committees. Ed and his lovely wife Jackie
reside in Lakewood.
SERGEANT –AT- ARMS #2: Keith Taylor (562)
Keith has 38 years experience in the
industry and joined the Retirees Club in 2009. He has served as Member-at-Large
#2 and Member-at-Large #5 and on numerous committees.
Keith and his lovely wife Gay reside in
MEMBER –AT-LARGE #1: Carole Peterson (714)
Carole retired from Safeway Markets
after 25 years in the industry. Carole joined the Retirees’ Club in 1985 and
has served as Member-at-Large #1, 2nd Vice President and on numerous committees.
Carole resides in Buena Park.
MEMBER-AT-LARGE #2: Bonnie Ladbury (714)527-7009
became an Associate Member of the Retirees’ Club in 1995. Bonnie has served as Member-at-Large
#2, as Travel Host, runs the Snack Bar, and serves on numerous committees.
Bonnie and her husband Kay reside in Anaheim.
MEMBER-AT-LARGE #3: Lvonne Hubbs (714) 828-6638
retiring, Lvonne worked for Mayfair Markets. She joined the Club in 1987.
Lvonne has served as Member-at-Large #3, Audit, and numerous committees. Lvonne
resides in Anaheim.
MEMBER-AT-LARGE #4: Kay Crawford (714)
retiring, Kay worked at A & P Markets where she served as Bookkeeper and
Checker. She joined the Retirees’ Club in 2002. Kay has served as Member-at-Large #4, Assistant Treasurer
and serves on numerous committees.
Kay resides in Buena Park.
MEMBER-AT-LARGE #5: Carol Cluck (714) 539- 6090
retiring, Carol worked at Albertsons as a clerk, and Vons as service department
head and trainer. She has been an active member of the Retirees’ Club for the
past ten years. She has served as
Member-at-Large #5, Co-chair of the White Elephant Auction, and manages the
popular Cake Walk at our Annual Picnic.
Carol resides in Garden Grove.