Building Tradesman

April 3, 2015

April’s union meeting will be held on April 15, 2015 at the Lansing Hall, 5405 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Lansing, MI. 48911 at 7:30 pm.

May’s union meeting will be held on May 20, 2015 at the Lansing Hall, 5405 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Lansing MI. 48911 at 7:30pm.

The 12th Annual Local 333 Retiree Golf Outing will be Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at the Royal Scott Golf Course on West Grand River in Lansing. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. with a shotgun start at 10:00. Cost is $35.00 per person for 18 holes of golf, cart, coffee & donuts, lunch and prizes. Sign-up sheets are available at all three halls. If you have any questions or need additional information please contact either Dick Keck (517) 487-0016, Abe Rahar (517) 703-9094 or Joni at the Jackson Hall (517) 784-1106. Get your team together, sign up and enjoy a day of golfing and visiting with friends and fellow retirees.

Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 333 Scholarship Applications for the 2015-2016 school year will be available the first week in April. Members may pick up applications at all three union halls or by calling Joni at 517-784-1106. Please keep in mind that completed applications must be in the Jackson office by June 30, 2015.  United Association Scholarship applications are also now available at all three union halls. Completed applications must be postmarked by June 15, 2015 and sent to the UA office in Annapolis, MD.

Daniel Alexander is the winner of the attendance drawing, and he was not present.


Battle Creek High-way Pick-up will be Saturday April 11, 2015. Volunteers will meet at 9AM at the Quality Inn, 11081 Michigan Ave. E, Battle Creek Please contact Brandon Fuller at (269) 209-7006 to sign up.


Spring Highway Pick-up for the Jackson area will be Saturday, April 11, 2015. Volunteers are to meet at the Jackson Union Hall at 8:00 AM. Please contact Ron Altenberger at 517-206-7174 or Joni Thomas at 517-784-1106 if you have questions or would like to help.

Lansing Adopt a Highway is April 11th at 8:00am. We will be meeting at the Lansing Training Center.16180 National Parkway, Lansing, 48906. Please contact Nick Rodgers at 517-927-7914 to sign-up or if have questions. Thank you to Nick Rodgers for heading up the effort!!

Best wishes for a speedy recovery go to Brad Ommodt, Jackson area member, who is home recovering from heart surgery.


Get well wishes to Brian Leek who had a knee replacement.


Sincere condolences to the friends and family of retired members Michael Thompson and John Thompson whose mother Bernice Thompson passed away March 17, 2015. She was 90 years young. Our heartfelt sympathy goes to the family on the loss of your loved one.


Deepest sympathy to Sharon Gibson and family on the loss of her husband retired member Bud Gibson. Bud passed away March 21, 2015. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow.


Congratulation to Kenny Behl and Dale Dryer for their excellent shooting skills at the Annual Union“Shootout “competition at the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office. Kenny has won 1st Place three years in a row. Dale Dryer placed an impressive 3rd with this being his first time to the event. Congratulations to both of our members.


Congratulation to Kevin Doyle and his lovely bride Susan Tavernier-Doyle who was married March 17, 2015. We wish both of you have many years of happiness.

Happy Easter to all of our members at Local 333.