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Local Lodge 647

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Website: http://www.boilermakerslocal647.com/

Phone: (763) 712-9930

Boilermakers expand project management skills

MOST Project management training, Jan. 15-20, Kansas City, Mo.

Twenty attend MOST training session

MEMBERS FROM A dozen local lodges met in Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 15-20 to expand their skills under the MOST Project Management Training Program. MOST (Mobilization, Optimization, Stabilization, and Training) is a pioneering labor-management trust fund designed to address issues in the construction industry through innovative programs and collaboration.

Reporter  V51N1

New contract summaries

L-87 — West Chester, Pa.

Effective June 28, 2010 to June 27, 2013, for 45 members of Local 87 (West Chester, Pa.) who work at Sartomer Company. Sartomer Company is a manufacturer and distributor of custom chemicals for industrial and commercial use, including in flooring, inks, optics and electronics. Products include acrylate/methacrylate monomers, oligomers and other specialty chemicals.

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Reporter  V50N4

Locals award service pins

Local 1 — Chicago

John Skermont , BM-ST of Local 1, Chicago, reports presentation of membership pins to the following:

40 YEARS - Edward A. Anderson, Mark J. Gustafson, Ronald R. Kowalski Sr., and
35 YEARS - William Feeney, William Frankenbach, Eugene M. Forkin, III, Raymond Garcia, Michael A. Gonzalez, William Harris Jr., Patrick Nolan, Michael Ryan, Eddie Sanks, Abdul-Aleem Sharif, and Robert Stewart.

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Locals  L-1, L-7, L-13, L-433, L-647
Reporter  V50N4

Boilermakers attend School for Workers

Basic Class 2011

Institutes focus on labor education

MORE THAN THREE dozen Boilermakers interested in expanding their knowledge of labor and union leadership attended sessions at the School for Workers on the University of Wisconsin campus last August. Commonly referred to as the Boilermaker Summer Institutes, the sessions include one week-long block for basic studies, another for advanced studies. After completing the basic session, participants typically return the following year to complete the advanced course.

Reporter  V50N4

Locals award service pins

Mark Vandiver, Director of National Transient Division Services, reports presentation of service pins.

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Locals  NTD, L-1, L-106, L-433, L-647
Reporter  V50N3

Locals award service pins

Retired Local 83 member John A. Cicutto received his 70-year service pin during

Local 1 — Chicago

JOHN SKERMONT, BM-ST of Local 1, Chicago, reports presentation of membership pins to the following:

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Locals  L-1, L-83, L-169, L-374, L-433, L-454, L-647
Reporter  V50N2

Conference honors Boilermakers for CAF, LEF support

Donations build Brotherhood’s political strength

LODGES, VICE PRESIDENTIAL sections, and individual members that excelled in raising money for CAF and LEF in 2010 received special recognition during the LEAP conference in Washington, D.C., March 21.

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Reporter  V50N2

Letters to the Editor

L-29’s Moffatt thanks Boilermakers

MY BIG BROTHER, Dave, got me started as a Boilermaker in 1975. At age 54, I could not continue in the trade [due to health reasons]. Just before Christmas, a couple of my friends from Local 29 took up a collection, and I received $4,072. I can’t explain how much it meant to me.

Locals  L-29, L-549, L-647
Reporter  V50N1

Locals award service pins

Local 1 — Chicago

John Skermont, BM-ST of Local 1, Chicago, reports presentation of membership pins to the following:

50 YEARS Gerald Daniel;
40 YEARS James Altman, Thomas Brennan, Benjamin Kosiek, Andrew Wayne Zaner;
35 YEARS Thomas Barry, Daniel Favia, Dennis Finnegan, Robert Hughes, Andrew Reid, John Riel, Louis Truffa, Kevin Sheehan, James Ward Jr.; and
25 YEARS Cruz Garcia, James K. Maddox.

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Locals  L-1, L-7, L-242, L-374, L-433, L-647
Reporter  V50N1

L-7’s Bogue wins national apprentice competition

Michael Bogue, l., receives congratulation on his first-place finish from BNAP National Coordinator Pat Smith.

L-502’s Nordstrom places second; Northeast contestants take team honors

GRADUATE APPRENTICE Michael Bogue, Local 7 (Buffalo, N.Y.), won first place at the 23rd annual Boilermakers’ National Outstanding Apprenticeship Competition, held Sept. 26-30 at Local 7’s training center in Orchard Park. Western States apprentice C. Eric Nordstrom, Local 502 (Puyallup, Wash.), took second. Team honors went to Bogue and Jeffrey Nasta, Local 5 Zone 5 (New York), representing the Northeast Area.


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