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Local Lodge 13

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Website: http://boilermakers13.org/

Phone: (215) 785-5536

International announces 2008 scholarship winners

Forty-one Boilermaker dependents earn awards totaling $50,000

THE BOILERMAKERS’ INTERNATIONAL Executive Council scholarship committee announced the winners of its 2008 scholarship program April 25. A total of $50,000 was awarded to 41 scholarship recipients: $38,000 to United States students and $12,000 to Canadian students.

Tags  Scholarships
Reporter  V47N3

How to apply for a 2009 Boilermaker Scholarship

BOILERMAKER SCHOLARSHIPS are open to high school seniors who will be entering their first year of a two- or four-year academic program at a degree-granting, accredited college or university within one year of their high school graduation and who are dependents of Boilermaker members in good standing.

A dependent may be a son, daughter, legally-adopted child, or other dependent of an active, retired, disabled, or deceased member.

Tags  Scholarships
Locals  L-13, L-83, L-105, L-146
Reporter  V47N3

L-85’s Avery wins national apprentice competition

Matthew Avery of L-85 (Toledo, Ohio) raises his first-place trophy during the 2008 National Outstanding Apprenticeship Award banquet held in Kansas

L-647’s Zeman takes second place

MATTHEW AVERY, a fourth-generation Boilermaker from Local 85 (Toledo, Ohio), placed first in the 21st annual Boilermakers National Outstanding Apprenticeship Competition Sept. 21-25. Teammate Richard Zeman, Local 647 (Minneapolis), took second. The pair also won the team award, representing the Great Lakes Area.

Results of the four-day competition, held at the Boilermakers National Training Center in Kansas City, Kan., were announced at an awards banquet Sept. 25 at the Westin Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo.

Locals  L-13, L-40, L-85, L-154, L-182, L-242, L-647, L-667
Reporter  V47N4

Local 13 hosts OSHA 500 course

LOCAL LODGE 13 (Philadelphia) hosted its first-ever OSHA 500 trainer course the week of January 15. L-13 BM-ST James Banford Jr. said 30 members and contractor representatives attended. The MOST (Mobilization, Optimization, Safety, and Training) fund sponsors several OSHA 500 courses annually. Graduates of the course are qualified to teach any of the safety classes offered by MOST, including the 10-hour and 30-hour safety classes, and the scaffolding class.

Locals  L-13

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Locals  L-13

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