Building Tradesman 

July 12, 2019

REVISED: July’s union meeting will be held in Battle Creek, on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at the American Legion Post 54, 1125 E. Columbia, Battle Creek, MI. 49014, at 7:30pm

August’s union meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at the Jackson Hall, 3101 Industrial Allied Dr. Jackson, MI. 49201, at 7:30pm

September’s union meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at the Lansing Training Center, 16180 National Parkway, Lansing, MI. The meeting will start at 6pm with dinner.

If you’re interested in taking any classes please sign up at or call Trent or Diana at 517-323-0333.

PLEASE NOTE FOR ALL CERTIFICATIONS: Per the UA, as of January 2019, all Braze and Weld Certifications shall be updated within 120 days of their expiration date, or you will lose your certifications. Check the date(s) of your Certifications, if they have expired please contact Diana at 517.323.0333. Though we send out everyone’s continuities to be renewed; between contractors, changes in addresses and the Post Office, there is plenty of room for error. Ultimately it is the member’s responsibility to make sure their certification(s) are current and updated.

Short sleeve and long sleeve tees are still available. Short sleeve $20, long sleeve tees $25.

Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 333 Scholarship Applications for the 2019-2020 school year will be available at the three union offices starting April 1, 2019. If you have a student who will be attending college this coming year, please stop at your respective office and pick up an application or call Joni at the Jackson office at (517)784-1106. APPLICATION MUST BE POSTMARKED BY JUNE 28, 2019 AND IN THE JACKSON OFFICE BY JULY 1, 2019.

Plumbers & Pipefitters Annual Golf Outing will be held Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the Eldorado Golf Course, 3750 W. Howell Rd. Mason, MI. 48845. 9am Shotgun starts. $300 per team, this includes 18 holes of golf, cart, chicken/steak dinner and prizes for everyone. Come and join the fun. Registration forms are at all three halls and needs to be turned in by July 19, 2019.


Battle Creek: July 13, 2019 Volunteers will meet at 9am, at the Quality Inn, 11081 Michigan Ave. E, Battle Creek. Please contact Todd Scarbrough at (616) 893-5354 to sign up.

Jackson: Road construction will cancel Adopt-A-Highway this summer.

Lansing Adopt-A-Highway: July 20, 2019, Volunteers will meet at 8:00am, at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West, 925 South Creyts Road, Lansing, MI 48917. Please contact Jordon Grove at (517) 896-9434 to sign-up or if you have questions.

Deepest sympathy to Lansing member Greg Paksi and his family on the loss of his father Gerald Paksi, who passed away June 30, 2019. We are so very sorry for your loss.

Sincere condolences to Jackie Schoonover whose husband, Jackson, Life Member, Archie Schoonover passed away June 20, 2019. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sorrowful time.