Carpenters Skills Events Schedule

2019-02-04T17:27:06+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Community Events, Council Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

Skills Events 2018 The 2018 fall Skills Events schedule has been set! Our members work year round to perfect their crafts and become the best at what they do. Don't miss an opportunity to see the Southwest's most talented and skilled craftsmen compete against each other and themselves as they test [...]

Carpenters Canvass in Force for San Diego City Council Candidate Antonio Martinez

2018-04-18T16:57:29+00:00February 20th, 2018|Categories: Community Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

Carpenters Canvass in Force for San Diego City Council Candidate Antonio Martinez Above, the opening speeches at the 'Canvassing Kick-off' last Saturday. San Diego – “Being pro-union is not just in my heart it’s in my soul,” Antonio Martinez, candidate for San Diego City Council District 8, told [...]

Event, with Local 409 custom carpentry, raises $170 thousand for Los Angeles children

2018-04-18T20:02:02+00:00February 7th, 2018|Categories: Community Events, Council Events|Tags: , , , , |

Event, with SWRCC custom carpentry, raises $170 thousand for Los Angeles children Los Angeles - Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) Local 409 volunteered their time and skills to CASA Los Angeles, helping to raise over $170 thousand during  "one of L.A.'s most exciting events." The LA CASA affiliate, a nation-wide organization that provides court-appointed special advocates [...]

We Live Here. We Build Here!

2018-04-18T17:42:17+00:00January 15th, 2018|Categories: Community Events, Council Events|Tags: , , |

We Live Here. We Build Here! Oxnard – Over sixty carpenters, family and friends attended the recent St. John’s Regional Medical Center groundbreaking ceremony to demonstrate to hospital and town leadership that Gold Coast Carpenters depend on this hospital and should be the ones to build it. SWRCC Local 150 Lead Representative, Mercy Urrea, [...]

New Mexico Carpenters Stand-out at Buildings Trades Craft Job Fair, Sign up New Membership

2018-04-18T23:24:03+00:00December 28th, 2017|Categories: Community Events|Tags: , , , |

New Mexico Carpenters Stand-out at Buildings Trades Craft Job Fair, Sign up New Membership  Albuquerque – New Mexico Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) Business Representatives and volunteers made a big impact at the New Mexico Building Trades Craft Job Fair, signing up more than 75 prospective new union carpenters. Your New Mexico brothers and [...]

Dozens of Contractors Attend AGC Open House at Carpenters Training Center

2018-04-18T18:08:18+00:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: Community Events, Council Events|Tags: , , |

Dozens of Contractors Attend AGC Open House at Carpenters Training Center SWRCC Training and Apprenticeship Director Louie Ontiveros speaks to apprentices on the Training Center floor during the AGC Open House. Contractors touring the SWRCC Buena Park Training Center. Buena Park - On Tuesday afternoon the Orange [...]

At Governor Town Hall Carpenters Demand Stronger Stance on Illegal Contracting

2018-04-19T15:17:13+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Community Events, Current Events|Tags: , |

At Governor Town Hall Carpenters Demand Stronger Stance on Illegal Contractors Pueblo - KOAA 5 News covered a town hall with Colorado's Governor, John Hickenlooper, in Pueblo, Colorado where our SWRCC sisters and brothers stood in solidarity asking the Governor to take a stronger stance on illegal contractors in southern Colorado. Brother Duane Carter was interviewed [...]

Carpenters Show Solidarity through Pumpkin Carvings, Family and Monday Night Football

2018-04-19T14:46:33+00:00October 31st, 2017|Categories: Community Events, Council Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Carpenters Show Solidarity through Pumpkin Carvings, Family and Monday Night Football The McDaniel's family pumpkin  Ontario – This time of the year Inland Empire Carpenters hold a weekly Monday Night Football event. Knowing that watching Philadelphia overcome Washington may not interest the whole family and with Halloween quickly approaching, organizers put on a pumpkin [...]

KEYT News Channel 3 Reports on Carpenters going ‘above and beyond’ for local community

2018-04-18T18:49:21+00:00September 14th, 2017|Categories: Community Events, Council Events|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Carpenters Volunteer Time & Skills to Improve Local Classrooms Gold Coast Carpenters went 'above and beyond, ' volunteering their time and skills to improve classrooms and playgrounds at the Child Development Resource Center (CDRC). News Channel 3, KEYT, reported that “more than two dozen volunteers from the union helped improve fences, maintain landscaping, and build new [...]

Chillin’ and Grillin’

2018-04-18T18:54:48+00:00September 1st, 2017|Categories: Community Events, Council Events|Tags: , , , , |

First annual San Diego Union Carpenters Picnic Carpenters from San Diego's Locals 547 and 1506 held their first annual Chillin' and Grillin' Carpenters picnic last weekend. Over 900 Carpenters and their families joined the event. In addition to good food, they shared in fun for the whole family including kids games and traditional dancing from [...]