On September 2 the Part-Time Faculty Association, working in collaboration with the United Domestic Workers Local 3930, the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 770, Laborers Local 220, the Tri Counties Central Labor Council and the Service Employees International Union Local 721, will be hosting the Third Annual Santa Maria Valley Union Picnic. The event will take place at Pioneer Park in Santa Maria, located at 1000 W. Foster Road. Gates will open at 3:30 PM and the fun will end at 7 PM. Admission is free. The food will be free. There will be games, bounce-houses for kids, face painting and raffles. Everyone is invited. Please join us for an afternoon of fun! Call 805-352-0145 for more information, or email ahcpfa@verizon.net.

Mark James Miller, President, Part-Time Faculty Association of Allan Hancock College, CFT Local 6185, Santa Maria, CA