Work continued at the General Assembly this week with several hundred bills filed already and more expected by Wednesday. SEANC’s professional lobbying staff is reviewing all bills to ensure that state employees and retirees and the vital public services they provide are protected.
The highlight of the week, though, was not a bill, but rather the release of a report by the N.C. Department of Public Safety on the potential privatization of prison maintenance operations.
State EMPAC Committee Meeting
State EMPAC Committee Meeting
August 23, 2014
SEANC Central Office
1621 Midtown Place
Raleigh, NC 27609
Take advantage of thousands of discounts at local and national businesses through the SEANC PerksCard website! Discounts are available in automotive, beauty, clothing, entertainment, financial services, fitness & wellness, food & dining, health & medical services, contractors, insurance, legal services, event services, real estate services, retail, travel and more. You can also search for discounts specifically in your location.
Make your paycheck work for you! Avoid credit cards and credit checks. Don't wait for layaway. Shop online anytime, anywhere. Buy the merchandise you need today and have it delivered to your door within a week.
Take advantage of this special offer to SEANC members through Purchasing Power. Manageable payments are made directly through your paycheck for 12 months. Merchandise includes electronics, appliances, furniture, home & outdoor goods, fitness & recreation gear and much, much more.
Looking to cool off during the long,
hot summer? Then whether you like slipping down thrilling slides (both large and small), relaxing by the pool or on a lazy river or watching an amazing dive show, there's something for the whole family at Water Country USA.
With ride names like Aquazoid, Big Daddy Falls, Jet Scream, Malibu Pipeline, Meltdown, Wild Thang, Nitro Racer, Rampage, Vanish Point, Rock 'n' Roll Island, Hubba Hubba Highway, Surfer's Bay Wave Pool, and the brand-new Colossal Curl, as well as Cow-A-Bunga, H2O UFO and Kritter Korral for the kiddies, you know you're going to have a good time.
And now SEANC members can purchase special discount tickets either online or through the SEANC office.
Once again SEANC and the State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) are offering discount theme park tickets to eight exciting locations: Busch Gardens, Carowinds, Kings Dominion, Wet 'n Wild Emerald Pointe, Jungle Rapids, Myrtle Waves, Dollywood and Tweetsie Railroad.
When Elmo gets his furry fingers on Abby Cadabby's magic wand, there's something in the air - and Sesame Street becomes a nonstop, all-singing, all-dancing musical montage! And as a SEANC member, you and your family can purchase discounted tickets for this special presentation of Sesame Street Live: "Can't Stop Singing" at PNC Arena on May 31 and June 1. Tickets must be ordered by May 23.
From London's West End, the famous, worldwide smash hit rock musical by Queen and Ben Elton is coming May 28-30 to the Belk Theater in Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in Charlotte. Set in a future age of mindless manufactured music and unoriginality, an unlikely alliance of rebel Bohemians waits for a hero to bring the power of rock back to the people. For more information about this powerful show, click here.
Summer is here and there's no better way to enjoy the North Carolina Symphony than by taking in a concert under the stars during the Summerfest 2014 Series. Join the N.C. Symphony at Cary's Koka Booth Ampitheatre for nine thrilling performances. SEANC members get 25 percent off regular lawn prices. Kids 12 and under are free. And you can bring any picnic item.
Beethoven's 5th - May 24
Carmina Burana - May 31
Broadway Romance - June 7
Mozart Festival - June 20 & 21
Legends of Beach with members of the North Tower Band - June 28
Around the World with the con Trapps - July 12
SEANC Members have three options to purchase discounted admission to the Biltmore Estate. First, the SEANC discount voucher permits you to purchase Biltmore Estate admission tickets at discount price.
Thinking about Orlando and Disney World? Then be sure to check out these exclusive vacation deals for SEANC members from OrlandoVacation.com, including a 7-day park hopper ticket for the price of a 4-day!
Visit SEANC's Member Purchase store today for discounts on laptops, tablets and more. For more information, click here.
SEANC members save 15% at Best Western Kings Quarters in Doswell, Va., by using the code found on the flyer below.
Save 50 percent on tickets to Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina! Take an adventure that will be remembered forever.
Don’t miss out on discount tickets to The Carolina Opry - Calvin Gilmore's award-winning production, now in its 29th season. It is the show that has come to define entertainment in Myrtle Beach, SC!
SEANC members can get great deals on tickets to see world-class entertainment at the Durham Performing Arts Center!
Get discount tickets to the Alabama Theatre in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina! Vouchers are available for the upcoming production ONE The New Show.
SEANC members can save up to $12 off a ticket to see Legends in Concert at Myrtle Beach this summer. The show, celebrating its 30th year, featured the hits from pop stars from the 1950s to today. THIS DEAL IS ONLY AVAILABLE ONLINE. Members will not receive the discount by purchasing tickets at the venue.
Marvel Universe LIVE! is coming to PNC Arena, July 18-20 - and SEANC members can purchase discount tickets. Featuring more than 25 Marvel characters, this show pits Spider-Man, Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Wolverine and others against Loki, Green Goblin, Doctor Octopus, Red Skull and more as the heroes must stop their adversaries from finding the pieces of the shattered Cosmic Cube. Experience cutting-edge special effects, pyrotechnics, aerial stunts, martial arts, motorcycles and more!
Friday, July 18 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, July 19 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Sunday, July 20 at 1 p.m. & 5 p.m.
Tickets are mailed to the address on the order form. $6 handling per order. On Friday night only, order 30 or more tickets on the same form and save $10 per ticket.
SEANC members save on visits to the North Carolina Zoo! See lions, tigers and bears (and much more) in Asheboro.
SEANC members enjoy 15% off best available room rates at Great Wolf Lodge. Certain restrictions apply.
Looking for a place to stay for your next getaway? SEANC members can receive exclusive discounts at Choice hotels, which include Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites and Sleep Inn. You can save 10 percent on your next hotel room!
SEANC members receive $10 off first time enrollment. If already an AAA member, you can receive $10 off gift memberships for family and friends.
Join or Renew your BJ's membership. $10 off the $50 annual membership fee. Two additional months of membership free. This offer is not available online or at any BJ's Club location.
Visit Sonic Drive-In restaurants at participating locations across the state and enjoy 10 percent off your bill thanks to your SEANC membership!
Visit http://www.sonicdrivein.com/ for store locations.
Enjoy traveling but don't want to use your own car? Having car trouble and need to find a temporary replacement? Use your SEANC discount to save on Avis and Budget car rentals.
SEANC members enjoy exclusive 5-15 percent off program pricing that deeply discounts Office Depot’s already low prices. Members can also enjoy special discounts on copies and printing. Members must fill out form below and take it to an Office Depot location to receive the discount.
Enjoy a 10 percent discount to shows in the N.C. Theater’s 2014 Unforgettable Season at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts (1 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601).
Disney’s The Little Mermaid, July 29- August 3, 2014
N.C. Theatre's 2015 One Sensational Season will begin this fall at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts (1 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601).
Single-show tickets will go on sale this summer, and once again SEANC members will be able to receive a 10 percent discount. So before your order your tickets this summer, be sure to check back here for your special offer code!
Immerse yourself in Sea Life's newest aquarium on Concord Mills Boulevard. The newest addition to the world's largest aquarium brand allows visitors to get view marine life up close and in habitats that carefully mimic those found in nature. It's a truly unique and magical experience.
With more than 60 exhibits and more than 10 million gallons of water, the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta is one of the world's largest. It is an entertaining, intriguing and educational experience for children and adults alike. To learn more about the Georgia Aquarium and all it has to offer, click here.
SEANC members are qualified for a special bonus offer through the T-Mobile Advantage Program. PLUS: no annual service contract, early termination fee reimbursement, and upgrades whenever you want.