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Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters Local 167 Volunteers at Norristown George Washington Carver Community Center
Norristown, PA (June 26, 2017) – On May 27, six members of the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) Local 167 volunteered at the George Washington Carver Community Center (GWCCC) located at 249 Jacoby Street in Norristown, PA. The center, which serves the underserved community in Norristown, was in need of repairs and the Carpenters Union stepped in and helped to make much needed repairs to the building.Read more >
This spring, 11 members of Local 276 volunteered their time and skills to build a new playground in Hamburg, New York. The city of Hamburg purchased the needed materials and our members built the playground and benches, which saved the city $6,000. New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan helped coordinate the NRCC’s involvement with the volunteer opportunity.
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Recently, the NRCC participated in the Juneteenth Festival in Buffalo, NY, organized by Council Representative Jomo Akono (Local 276). Juneteenth celebrates the ending of slavery in the 1800s, while embracing the culture of African Americans. The NRCC supported this celebratory community gathering, while recruiting women and minorities into the NRCC by setting up a booth filled with hands-on activities and information about the NRCC and our Sisters in the Brotherhood program. Take a look at the NRCC’s booth set up at the Juneteenth Festival.
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Philadelphia (June 21, 2017) – On May 25, 2017, the Philadelphia Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CJAC) held its 63rd annual commencement exercises at the Hilton Philadelphia to recognize over 135 Carpenters, Mill/Cabinet, Floorlayers, Millwrights and Wharf and Dock apprentices who have successfully completed their apprenticeship training.Read more >
Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters Volunteer at Boy Scouts of America Camp in Watkins Glen, NY
Watkins Glen, NY (June 19, 2017) – Members of Local 277 in the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) recently volunteered at the Boy Scouts of America’s Camp Gorton on Waneta Lake in the Watkins Glen area of New York.Read more >
Congratulations to the fifth graduating class of the Sisters in the Brotherhood Pre-Apprentice Program in Kenilworth, NJ. The 11 women are eager to enter the apprenticeship and become Union Members specializing in various crafts based in New Jersey.Read more >
NRCC Staff Members Daniel Christy and Bruce Garganio Appointed to Delaware River Port Authority Board
On June 16, NRCC Director of Contractor Development and Relations Daniel Christy (Freeholder, Gloucester County) and NRCC Council Representative/Delegate of Local 255 Bruce Garganio (Freeholder, Burlington County) were recently appointed to the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) Board. The DRPA, made up of 16 members, is a bi-state agency that maintains and develops transportation links between the states.Read more >
NRCC Political Director Lizette Delgado-Polanco Reappointed as Vice Chairwoman of NJ State Democratic Committee
Edison, NJ--Congratulations to Lizette Delgado-Polanco, NRCC's Political Director, for being reappointed as Vice Chairwoman of the New Jersey State Democratic Committee on June 15 by NJ Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Ambassador Phil Murphy.
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