The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Pension Fund conducts pre-retirement seminars at least twice a year. You should consider attending a seminar 2 to 3 years prior to retirement.
The pre retirement seminars are held on Saturday mornings from 8:00 am to 1:00 p.m. at the Elk Grove Training Center.
Dates are: July 13, 2019 and October 12, 2019
Once seminars are announced you can register by telephoning the Fund Office Retirement Benefits Department at (312)787-9455, telephone option #4.
At the seminar you will receive a customized packet of information relating to your personal retirement benefits, if you have registered, .
Individuals who have not registered may still attend seminars, but the materials provided will not be personalized.
Seminars are ideal for individuals reaching retirement age (55 and over). Spouses are encouraged to attend. Subjects to be covered will include health care coverage after retirement and retirement benefits from the Chicago Carpenters Construction & Millmen Pension Funds. Please note that seminars do NOT cover pension benefits for participants in the Carpenters Pension Fund of Illinois (Geneva) or for participants in the Carpenters Local 496 Pension Fund (Kankakee)