FOR ACTIVE AND RETIRED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES                                   

 

                                   

 Located in REGION III, South Carolina’s NARFE Federation, founded  in 1964 serves  16  local member chapters; representing some 3,000  ACTIVE and RETIRED Federal Employees,  their spouses and survivors united to preserve their economic security and  well-being.

 NARFE’S objectives are to:

 Sponsor and support legislation to protect the benefits  

and general welfare of its members  on issues such as health benefits, retirement, etc.; 

Inform members about legislative issues, primarily retirement income and Health  care benefits,

taxation and COLA’s;  

Strengthen the political influence of current and future federal retirees through NARFE-PAC, 

a political action committee;  

Cooperate with other organizations seeking to accomplish  similar  legislative goals; 

Work in partnership with the Office of Personnel Management to answer questions related to

retirement benefits; 

Foster public recognition and appreciation of 

government service, and 

Contribute to the well-being of local communities.

 

 

NOTICE:  South Carolina NARFE Federation Conference (originally scheduled

April 27 - 29) has been postponed 

 

 










                       

 

         

 

 

Recent Posting Date:   November 5, 2021   www.scnarfe.org      

 

 

 

IN MEMORIUM

 

Robert "BOB" Keith Shear

1945  -  2021

      Obituary for Mr. Robert Keith Shear Past President of SC NARFE Federation


Bob Shear of Columbia, SC died October 26th, 2021, following a sudden illness. Bob, son of Myron & Frieda Shear, was born in Kansas City, KS. He played basketball and football at Hiawatha High School in northeast Kansas and then attended Baker University, graduating in 1967.

Bob and Jane married in 1966 and spent the first 36 years of their marriage moving between military installations in the United States …and Korea as Bob worked in civil service for the Department of the Army. He is survived by Jane, sons Rob and John, favorite daughter-in-law Sabrina, and four grandchildren—Madison, Addison, Grant, and Hartlee Jane.

In retirement Bob enjoyed keeping up with his grandkids’ activities, spending an annual vacation at the beach, and making a family calendar with pictures of the kids and grandkids. He was Federation President for South Carolina for the National Association of Retired Federal Employees and was a faithful member of Forest Lake Presbyterian Church.

A memorial service was held at Forest Lake Presbyterian Church (FLPC) on Tuesday, November 2nd at 2 PM.


SOUTH CAROLINA NARFE FEDERATION OF CHAPTER MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE

Debbie Hill, Morgan Hill, Carrie Foote, Norman Foote, Linda Hill, Bob Hill (Newberry Chapter); John Geiger (Aiken Chapter); Pat Whitely, Joe Kohut (Summerville Chapter); Olivia Williams, Clara Gillentine, Belinda Robbins, Randy Herald, Ronnie Settles, (not pictured Tom Daniels, Ruth Donahue, Paul Donahue, Jerry Tonroy  Columbia Chapter)

   

For ALL Convention Information, Reports, Forms, etc., go to the Conference page. 

 

FOR FEDERATION-RELATED DOCUMENTS

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CHAPTERS

AIKEN  934

 

BEAUFORT  1021


CLEMSON  1079


COLUMBIA  87

 

FLORENCE  960

 

GREATER CHARLESTON  72

 

GREENVILLE  121

 

 

MYRTLE BEACH  1015

 

NEWBERRY  772


ROCK HILL  1180

 

SPARTANBURG  560

 

SUMMERVILLE  1082

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEDERATION

OFFICERS

 

PRESIDENT

George Blaine Lotz

  

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Patricia Whitely


SECRETARY

Kevin Toevs

 

TREASURER

Betty L. Hawkins

 

PAST PRESIDENT

Robert K. Shear