August 4, 2011
“ON THE BRIDGE”
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of George McManus, a 57 year member; Our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Ronald Parke, a 48 year member; our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Randal Rodgers, a 55 year member, our sincere condolences to the family of Roger Henneman for the loss of his father Ronald. Our thoughts and prayers are with Don Ross and family, for the recent passing of his Father Don; may their souls rest in eternal peace.
Under Doctor’s Care: Diane Moore (Manny McCreary’s mom), Herbie Herzberg, Russ Eldridge, Bill Vas, James Blaze, Tony Santos, Bill Rubliatus, Eugene Ward Sr., Nebra Garmon (James Garmon wife, Jack Juhasz’s daughter), Lee Curtis, Pete Wenzler, Annie Wenzler, Gus Rahe, Matt Carver, Jim Witt Sr., Wally Roloff, Susan Miller (Frenchy’s wife), Robert Reichert, Ella Hofmann (Mike’s mom), Regina Jefferson (Marvin McBrayer’s sister), Mary Crump (Johnny Crump’s wife), and Kylee Blaze. Here’s a get well to our sick and disabled.
Family Additions: We have had some new additions to our ironworkers’ family; Andrew and Hoover Kohlhofer gave birth to a baby girl: Hunter-Jo Elizabeth, who weighed in at 6lb 13 oz and was 20 ½ inches long. Brad and Corey carpenter welcomed Corban to their family who weighed in at 8lbs 5oz and was 20 inches long; and Rachel and Travis LaVoy welcomed Jack Lucas to their family who weighed in at 7lbs 9 oz and was 20 ½ inches long. Congratulations!
Food Baskets: Please note that the procedures have changed for our monthly food basket program. In order to be eligible to pick up a monthly food basket, please stop by the hall for a voucher slip. You must be a member of Local 55 in order to receive one. Food baskets are available the third Wednesday of every month, for members in need.
For anyone who may need some assistance, Local 55 holds Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in the union hall every Friday evening and is hosted by Ed Alexander. You do not need to be a member in order to participate, everyone is welcome.
Happenings: Lily Spang, daughter of Mark Spang, was the winner of the Ironworkers Local 55 scholarship this year, not only did she win our scholarship, which is done anonymously by blacking out all personal information, she was also the winner of the international scholarship! Congratulations Lily and best of luck to you!
We would like to take this time to congratulate Leon and Loretta Lively who celebrated 34 years of wedded bliss on July 16th.
Don’t forget, please send DeeDee your e-mail addresses so that you can be included in any e-mail announcements that we might send out, you could possibly be missing important information! All you have to do is e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the hall and you will be added to the list.
Members who are 65 years and older, or are permanently disabled, may be eligible to apply for lifetime membership, call the hall or send DeeDee an E-mail at email@example.com and she will send you an application.
Please e-mail the hall at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have children and/or grandchildren who are involved in sports and/or extra-curricular activities, their names, ages, schools and/or teams that they are on.
Journeyman Upgrading Classes:
PLEASE CALL PAUL AT 567-686-6063 OR 419-382-3080 TO SIGN UP IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PUT ON A LIST FOR ANY UPCOMING CLASS
Certified welders: Please DO NOT forget to turn in your welding work reports EVERY SIX months. If you let them lapse, your certification will expire and you will be forced to re-test, call Paul at the school to find out when you are due to turn one in.
The Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee is now accepting applications for the apprenticeship program. Applications are being accepted every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday’s from 9:00am to 3:00pm at the training center until further notice. There is an application fee of $10.
If you have an announcement you would like included in this newsletter, simply call the hall or send an e-mail and we will be happy to include it!
May God Bless You and Your Family!
Joe Blaze III