The fifth annual SMART Day at the Races will be held at Fonner Park Race Track in Grand Island, Neb., Friday, April 17, at 3 p.m., Union Pacific General Committee of Adjustment GO 953 reports.

In previous years, attendees included members from a number of locals in Kansas, Illinois, Nebraska, Colorado, Iowa and Wyoming, from both the Sheet Metal and Transportation Divisions.

Food and beverages will be available at the track and free clubhouse seating will be provided for those who reply in advance.

Transportation Division Local 506 at Herington, Kan., will be donating a horse blanket emblazoned with the SMART logo to be presented to the owner of the winning horse in a specified race.

Please R.S.V.P. by contacting Local 7 Chairperson Cliff Gordon at (308) 530-5766 or at, or Local 286 member Ed Mueller at (308) 530-6711 or by email at, if you’re planning to attend. Special room rates are available at the Midtown Holiday Inn in Grand Island by calling (308) 384-1330. Mention code “UTU” or “SMART” when making a reservation.