Building Tradesman

May 15, 2015


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.

June’s union meeting will be held on June 17, 2015 at the Lansing Hall, 5405 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lansing, MI. 48911 at 7:30pm.

There will be a vote at the May 20, 2015 union meeting on the allocation of the $1.00 raise. Please attend the meeting and make your vote count.

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.

Local 333 Golf Outing will be held August 1, 2015 at the Eldorado Golf Course 3750 W. Howell Rd. Mason, MI. 48854. Shotgun starts at 9am (Scramble Format). $75 per person/ $300 per foursome. This includes 18 holes of golf, cart, chicken and steak dinner, (lunch at the turn) and lots of prizes for everyone. Registration forms are at the Lansing hall, all teams and individual golfers must have their forms at the Lansing hall no later than July 1, 2015.

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.


Breakfast for Kids!!
20th Annual Doug Griffith Community Service Award Breakfast
Friday, June 05, 2015 - 8:00 a.m.
Plumber's Local 333 Hall
5405 S. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd
Lansing, MI 48911

Cost: $25.00 per person
Checks payable to the Children's Miracle Network and mailed to: UA Local 333 Plumbers & Pipefitters, 5405 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Lansing, MI. 48911

Donations will be accepted, and tickets will be available at the door.

The Annual Local 333 Family Picnic will be held Saturday June 20, 2015 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Michigan Trap Shooters Association, Located at: 1534 W. Service Rd. Mason, MI. More detailed information about the picnic is forthcoming and will be mailed to the membership along with RSVP cards. The committee members in charge of organizing the activities for the picnic have asked that a reminder to all the members who plan to attend, to please return the RSVP cards as soon as possible. This will allow us to make sure that there are enough prizes and goodies for the little ones and that there will be adequate portions of food for all who plan on attending. Kid’s games and activities will start at 11:00 a.m., lunch at 12:00 noon. Carnival Midway opens at 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be catered by Saites Brothers. Please bring a dish to pass and show off your culinary expertise. If your last name begins with the letters A - M ~~Please bring a DESSERT *** If your last name begins with the letters: N – Z~~ Please bring a SALAD. We will be having a DESSERT COMPETITION, so anyone that is interested in participating please bring your favorite desert to share. There is Overnight RV and Tent camping with full hook-ups and water are available if you are interested. You can choose either 1 or 2 nights for $20 per night. Please call the Lansing Hall at (517) 393-5480 to reserve your site. Payment for the site can be made the day of the event. SKEET SHOOTING COMPETITION from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon Flights start at 10:00 a.m. If you are interested in participating in this competition, please contact: Foye Pierce at: (517) 749-1240.

Congratulations to the proud grandparents Erin and Becky Sills on the birth of their first grandchild Weston Hunter Moret, who was born April 23, 2015. Weston weighed 9lbs. 2oz. and is 21 inches long. The proud parents of this beautiful baby boy is Ashlee and Hunter Weston. Congratulations to the Sills family.

Congratulations to the following members who have become Life Members, Joe Berry, Jimmie Davis, David Greenburg, James Rinker, Gary Scroogie, and David Stage. Thank you for your commitment to Local 333.

Thank you to Ryan Morehouse and Ray Brassington for cleaning up the grounds at our Lansing office.

Our deepest sympathy to Lansing Life Member Jack Marfio on the loss of his lovely wife of 64 years Betty, who passed away from a sudden illness on May 7, 2015. Our sincerest condolences to her son retired member/officer Bruce Marfio, her son in-law Randy Rey, her grandsons Nick, Local 333 members Andy and Matt Marfio. We are so very sorry for your loss, and our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow.

Sincere condolences to our member Dan Hamilton on the loss of his father Joseph R. Hamilton who passed away May 4, 2015. Our thought and prayer are with the Hamilton’s, their friends and family.

David Benedict is the winner of the attendance drawing, and he was not present.