Readership survey winners cash-in on their opinions

Kim Besserman
KIM BESSERMAN (right), IAFF Local 2665 retired, receives his $500 U-Gas/Dirt Cheap gift card from Labor Tribune Marketing Director Dan Braun.

The results are in, and three loyal subscribers have won big prizes in the Labor Tribune’s readership survey.

More than 400 readers participated in the survey online and in the Labor Tribune print edition. The results and your comments are being tallied and considered as we continue to strive to make your union newspaper the best that it can be.

Three lucky respondents were chosen at random to receive prizes, provided by our advertisers U-Gas/Dirt Cheap and Kenrick’s Meats & Catering, for participating in the survey

The winners are:


Kim Besserman, a retired member of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 2665, and IAFF Local 2665, Eric Suedmeyer, a member of

Eric Suedmeyer
ERIC SUEDMEYER (left), a member of UFCW Local 655, receives his $500 U-Gas/Dirt Cheap gift card and congratulations form Labor Tribune Editor Tim Rowden.


UFCW Local 655, each won $500 U-Gas/Dirt Cheap gift cards.


Michael Pingolt, a retired member of Machinists District 9, Lodge 660, won a $400 gift card from Kenrick’s Meats & Catering.


The Labor Tribune strives to be the voice for working families in Missouri and Southern Illinois, providing news of your union brothers and sisters, ongoing labor disputes, contract victories, and the many good deeds performed by unions.

You count on the Labor Tribune to keep you up-to-date on new projects, organizing efforts and legislation affecting working families, and the opinions you’ve shared with us will help us continue to improve and serve you better.

Michael Pingolt
MICHAEL PINGOLT, Machinists District 9, Lodge 660 retired, won a $400 gift card for Kenrick’s Meats & Catering.

As always, we welcome your input.

Write to us at Labor Tribune, 505 S. Ewing Ave., St. Louis, MO 63103, or email Editor Tim Rowden at


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