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Teamsters Local 79 Contests


Win $100! 

We are currently updating our databases with our member's cell phone, their cell phone carrier and email address so we may text them important information immediately.  So...we are having a contest each month. For each member that you turn in the information on we will submit a ticket with your name for a $100 monthly drawing. Please print the attached form. Fill the form out completely with the necessary information. You can mail, fax, or email the filled out form(s) to the Local Union (see below). If you have any questions, just give the office a call.

Phone: (813) 621-1391                  

Fax: (813) 626-7915

Address: 5818 E. MLK Jr. Blvd 

Tampa, FL 33619


Teamsters Trivia

To win in Teamsters Trivia you must be one of first two people correctly answered the question of the contest (Only ONE submission per person, Per Month please. Any additional entry will be discarded).

The question is updated once a month, so please check with us often.

The winners will be determined by the arrival date and time of the correct answer.

1st place winner - $50.00 VISA card
2nd place winner - $25.00 VISA card

The winners will be contacted by the email provided in the answer form below.

The prizes will be awarded at the following month General Membership Meeting (GMM) or by USPS mail if the winner is unable to attend GMM.

The correct answer to the August 2023 Trivia Challenge is

Q: During World War II most of Local 79's membership worked where?  


B.  Borden's Dairy

C. Tampa Shipbuilding

D. None of the above. Most of our members were drafted.

August Trivia Challenge winners:

1st Place Winner (No Winner) $50 Gift Card
2nd Place Winner (No Winner ) $25 Gift Card

Do you know the answer to the September 2023 Trivia Challenge?

Q: Which were the first two companies under contract to Local 79 (1936-1937)? 

A. Yellow Cab - Central Truck Lines

B.  Anheuser Bush (Tampa) - Schlitz Brewers (Tampa)

C. Schlitz Brewers (Tampa) - Coral Woodiska Cigar

D. Anheuser Busch Brewers (Tampa) - Bordens Dairy

E. Hava Tampa Cigar - Boardens Dairy

(Please remember: Only ONE submission per person, Per Month please. Any additional entry will be discarded)

First name:
Last Name:
Email Address:
Phone #:

Teamsters Local 79 Members hit the streets to show UPS we mean Business!

Teamster Local 79 Sponsor's 2023 Leadership Blue Convention in Miami, FL

Stewards Training 101 Workshop

Naples, FL - August 13, 2022

Workshop facilitated by Secretary-Treasurer John Sholtes, Trustee Jeff Testa, and Business Agents Sharon Ayala and Tate Foster


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