Welcome to 2021!
hopeful you are continuing to remain healthy and staying safe.
Personally, it seemed like a long time before January 1st finally
got here. I struggled to say, “Happy New Year” as that cliché
seemed to really be out of place this year. Maybe, “Happier New
Year” or “Better New Year” seems more appropriate.
JCPenney bankruptcy continues to move forward from a legal
perspective. Fortunately, we were recently able to connect with a
30-year former associate, James Knesek, who has been sitting in some
of those discussions, as the coordinator of a group of current and
the efforts of President Jan Hodges and other members of the
Southwest RMG Board, James recently held a Zoom session with the
HCSC National Board, as well as the leadership of most of the RMGs.
The video recording of that session is available by clicking on the
link titled “Bankruptcy Zoom Information – January 13, 2021.”
It is located under “What’s New” here on the
James is not an attorney and cannot represent anyone from a
legal standpoint and this presentation should not be considered
legal advice. His role has been to facilitate communication and
clarity regarding the bankruptcy. He cannot answer any individual
personal questions, so please contract JCPenney Benefits Center/Powerline.
sure to submit your “When I met Mr. Penney” or “What we’ve
been doing during the Pandemic” stories to Jeannette Siegel at
for publication in our spring Partners magazine. In
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