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Local Lodge D579

Lantz, Nova Scotia

District 10 holds first leadership training conference

Attending the first District 10 conference are, first row l. to r., L-D454 ST David (Spud) Stevenson, L-D406 ST Share Hebert, L-D579 ST Mike Ettinger, L-D494 ST Stanley Young, District 10 BM-ST Tony Andrade, L-D406 VP John Black, L-D366 BM Jameson Amaral, L-D387 President Jason Bosley, L-D387 ST Mike Gyde and L-D324 President Scott Carson. Second row l. to r., L-D366 President Jason Boles, L-D494 President Jim Louwe, L-D454 President Brad Sutherland, L-D579 President Shawn Hines, L-D488 ST Mike Smith, L-D48

CEMENT DIVISION DISTRICT 10, which formed in 2016 to represent 11 cement locals in eastern Canada, hosted its first conference in Moncton, New Brunswick, September 23-26. The conference, organized and led by District 10 BM-ST Tony Andrade, was an opportunity for local lodge leaders to understand the responsibilities of their positions and develop working relationships within District 10.

Andrade and IR Kent Oliver kicked off two days of presentations and interactive participation, including time to answer lodge leader questions.

Reporter  V58N4

District 10 steward training prepares leaders

D10 Steward Training, Toronto, Ontario

DISTRICT D10, FORMED in 2016 to represent 11 cement locals in Eastern Canada, held its first steward training session last year, with Ontario lodges meeting at Local 128 in Toronto and Nova Scotia and New Brunswick lodges meeting at the Hampton Inn in Moncton, New Brunswick. IR Richard MacIntosh conducted level 1 and level 2 steward classes at both locations. D10 BM-ST Tony Andrade also participated in the training.

Reporter  V57N1

International announces 2014 scholarship winners

Twenty-seven Boilermaker dependents earn awards totaling $50,000

THE BOILERMAKERS’ International Executive Council scholarship committee announced the winners of its 2014 scholarship program this past April. The committee awarded $50,000 to 28 recipients, with $40,000 being allocated to U.S. applicants and $10,000 to Canadian applicants.

Reporter  V53N4

Members from six Canadian locals attend steward training

Members of Nova Scotia Locals 73, D324, and D579 attend steward training March 27.

FIFTY-ONE MEMBERS from six lodges attended a stewards program in Canada during the first half of this year.

On Jan. 19, Local 359 held a training program at its Burnaby, British Columbia, union hall and another program the following day on Vancouver Island. Participants included Robert Barber, Al Bennett, Robert Brugge, Ben Gogol, Larry Greenwood, Chris Hoskins, Hayden Huntley, Robert Maeschalck, Egon Maver, Hilary Peach, Rob Raj, Jason Swetlikoff, and Dan Steele.

Locals  L-73, L-128, L-D324, L-359, L-555, L-D579

New lodge officers attend training

St. John’s, Newfoundland, Sept. 9-11

Program held in five cities in United States and Canada

2008 WAS AN election year — not only for the governments of Canada and the United States, but also for Boilermaker local lodges in both countries. While U.S. lodges must hold elections every three years, Canadian lodges do so every five years. Occasionally, the Boilermaker local lodge election cycles coincide, as they did in 2008.

Reporter  V47N4

2008 local lodge and CFL scholarship winners

Katie Foster

Local 13 awards 33 grants totaling $264,000

LOCAL LODGE 13, Philadelphia, announces the winners of 33 scholarship awards, each totaling $8,000, to dependents of Local 13 members who participated in the local’s annual competition. Winners were selected based on the results of a college aptitude test administered and graded by St. Joseph’s University. The grants will be awarded over a period of four years — $1,000 per semester for eight semesters. The Local 13 scholarship committee does not release names of scholarship winners for publication.

Tags  Scholarships
Locals  L-13, L-83, L-105, L-146, L-D579
Reporter  V47N3

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