A Local 804 hero will be honored this month when 28th Avenue in Bayside, Queens is officially renamed Ron Carey Avenue. The official street renaming ceremony will be held at 28th Avenue and 206th Street in Bayside on Thursday, Aug. 19 at 6 pm. Local 804 members are encouraged to attend. Ron Carey was a union reformer and militant Teamster leader who served as Local 804 President for three decades. In 1991, Teamster members voted Carey in as the first democratically-elected General President in Teamster history. In 1997, Carey led UPS Teamsters to victory in a nationwide strike. He passed away on Dec. 11, 2008.