Building Tradesman

September 6, 2019

September’sunion meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at the LansingTraining Center, 16180 National Parkway, Lansing, MI. The meeting will start at6pm with dinner.

 October’sunion meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at the Lansing Hall,5405 S. Martin Luther King Jr., Lansing, MI. 48911, at 7:30pm.

Ifyou’re interested in taking any classes please sign up at or call Trentor Diana at 517-323-0333.

PLEASE NOTE FOR ALL CERTIFICATIONS: Per the UA, as ofJanuary 2019, all Braze and Weld Certifications shall be updated within 120days of their expiration date, or you will lose your certifications. Check thedate(s) of your Certifications, if they have expired please contact Diana at517.323.0333. Though we send out everyone’s continuities to be renewed; betweencontractors, changes in addresses and the Post Office, there is plenty of roomfor error. Ultimately it is the member’s responsibility to make suretheir certification(s) are current and updated.

WeldTest (Second Tuesday of the Month) Weld Test is scheduled for September 10,2019 at 4:00 pm and each month thereafter, (unless lack of participants)

Weeklyweld classes (10 weeks) will begin August 26, 2019 at the Jackson, LansingTraining Centers and Battle Creek (RMTC).

Ifyour Med-Gas Installer is going to expired within the next few months pleasesign up on our website to take the renewal class.

**Med-GasInstaller Renewal – Registration Day September 9, 2019,

Classdays: September 23rd (Monday) & September 25th, 2019(Wednesday) 5:00-7:30 PM. Exam Day October 2, 2019 Test Time at 5:00 PM

LansingBoard of Water & Light Powerhouse: All members must have their 18 MUSTmodules and a current drug test on file to get on site. Please call yourBusiness Agent if you need assistance.

Deepestsympathy to the family and friends of Battle Creek member Charles Watt whopasses away August 10, 2019. Charles was a pipefitter for the Local and retiredin 2006. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sorrowfultime.

Sincerecondolences to Eric and Sarah Haggart on the loss of their grandfather Lansingmember Larry Haggart who passed away August 27, 2019. Larry retired in1995 and became a Life Member of the Local in 2013. He was preceded indeath by his wife Joan and his son former Business Manager Tim Haggart. We areso very sorry for your loss.

Condolencesto the family and friends of Gerald “Jerry” Jehnzen, former owner of PaulBengel Company, who passed away on August 21, 2019. Jerry was acontractor in the Jackson area for many years. His son Rick Jehnzen, is aLocal 333 member, and his daughter Nicola Jonas, is now owner of Paul Bengel Co.with her husband Kip. Our thought and prayer are with them during thistime of sorrow.

Longsleeve tees are still available.


Battle Creek: September 28, 2019 Volunteerswill meet at 9am, at the Quality Inn, 11081 Michigan Ave. E, BattleCreek. Please contact Todd Scarbrough at (616) 893-5354 to sign up.

Jackson: Road construction willcancel Adopt-A-Highway in September.

Lansing Adopt-A-Highway: September21, 2019,Volunteers will meet at 8:00am, at, CrownePlaza Lansing West, 925South Creyts Road, Lansing, MI 48917. Please contact Jordon Grove at (517) 896-9434 to sign-up or if have questions.