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Mississippi River District Lodge 5

Slidell, Louisiana

Phone: (985) 641-6605

L-13’s Kling wins 2014 graduate apprentice title

Arthur Kling III, Local 13, enjoys the moment after being named winner of the 2014 U.S. National Apprenticeship Competition.

Runner-up spot goes to L-263’s Riley; Great Lakes Area takes team honors

ARTHUR KLING III, a member of Philadelphia Local 13 (Northeast Area), won top honors in the 2014 U.S. National Apprenticeship Competition held at the Mississippi River District Lodge 5/Local 37 training facility in Slidell, La., September 7-11. Kling scored best overall in a field of eight select candidates. The competition included a 10-hour-limit written exam and three days of practical exercises testing Boilermaker skills.

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Mississippi River District Lodge 5 swears in officers

District Lodge 5 Officers

IVP-SE WARREN FAIRLEY, c., prepares to swear in newly-elected officers of Mississippi River District Lodge 5 during the district’s third convention, held in Little Rock, Ark., Aug. 23-25. Founded in 2002, District Lodge 5 includes locals 37 (New Orleans), 69 (Little Rock, Ark.), 110 (Hattiesburg, Miss.), and 582 (Baton Rouge, La.).

The new officers include, l. to. r., VP Danny Blackwell (L-582); Pres. Justin Havard (L-110); trustees Thomas Tucker (L-69), Frank Brown (L-69), and Richard Moity (L-37); and District BM-ES David Hegeman (L-37).

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