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Carpenters Museum Opening Press Release and Photo Hits Times Square

The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) press release photo and headline regarding the Carpentry Artifact Museum Opening in Philadelphia made its way to the Times Square big screen! The museum, which houses carpentry artifacts from the industry, officially opened on Jun 1. Along with other extensive media coverage for the event included an opportunity for the NRCC museum opening headline to make it into New York City.

Pictured: Mr. Ed Coryell shows visitors artifacts in the carpentry exhibit.

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Video from Carpenters Rally Wins Award

 

 

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Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters Supports Bipartisan Plan to Replenish N.J. Transportation Trust Fund

John Ballantyne, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters, issued this statement today in support of a bipartisan agreement by State Lawmakers on a plan to replenish New Jersey’s Transportation Trust Fund, which was expected to run out of funds by the end of June: 

 

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Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters Opens Carpentry Artifact Museum in Philadelphia

Philadelphia has another museum to help document the city's rich history, following an official ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony for the Philadelphia Carpenters Museum, which documents the region's influence in the labor movement and tool manufacturing.

 

 

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3rd Annual Sisters in the Brotherhood Recruitment Initiative Open House

3rd Annual Sisters in the Brotherhood Recruitment Initiative Open House with key speakers like State Senator Nellie Pou, Executive Treasurer John Ballantyne of NRCC,  Jr. Chief Executive Officer Jack Kocsis from Associated Construction Contractors of New Jersey, and Jr. President Al Daloisio, of Railroad Construction Company Inc.

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National Association of Women in Construction [NAWIC] MWBE Showcase, Albany NY

 

The Albany chapter of NAWIC, hosted its’ first annual Minority Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) Showcase, in Albany, NY on March 15th, 2016.  

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Opt in to Text Messages From The Sisters in the Brotherhood Today!

 

Introducing a new and great way to stay connected with important information from The Sisters in the Brotherhood! Opt in today!

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Katie Durkin Memorial Playground at Butterfly Athletic Park

3 Members who work for Union Concrete volunteered their time on Friday April 29th to work on a beautiful (now open) Athletic Park at Wales school, that was built in the honor of Katie Durkun, a 9 year old girl killed in a car accident in Wales. 

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Volunteerism for Homeless Vets in Jersey City

Members of Local 253 along with Pinnacle Development Group, are assisting in a major improvement in the lives of veterans by building homes for those who have served this country and are now homeless. 

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Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters to Hold 25th Annual Open House & Tour of Training Facility During Philadelphia Joint Apprenticeship Committee Contest on Friday -- May 6, 2016 @ 1:00 PM

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Carpenters Training Center Director Charles Brock will conduct a tour of the NRCC's Philadelphia training facility during the union's 25th Annual Open House and Philadelphia Joint Apprenticeship Committee Contest, which will highlight five categories of carpenter craftsmanship; general carpentry, interior finish carpentry, floor laying, mill/cabinetry work and millwright work. The contestants were top test-scorers from the current apprentice graduating class. Read more for event details. 

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