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 [...]

Family and Fun for 2018 Tournament of Champions

2018-03-27T20:10:23+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Council Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

Juan Soto proudly representing Local 2361 after defending his Skills Event title.   On Saturday March 24th, our brothers and sisters joined together at the Ontario Carpenter’s Union Training Center for our 2018 Tournament of Champions. With the support of family and friends, carpenters representing all six of our Southwest Regional states tested their [...]

Take me out to the ball game, take me out with the crowd!

2018-04-18T16:24:03+00:00March 7th, 2018|Categories: Council Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

"And root, root, root for the home team" at one of two upcoming Carpenter's Days in Southern California! Orange County and San Diego Carpenters' Locals are hosting Carpenter's Days at the Angels and Padres stadiums in April. Each event offers an exclusive ticket price for carpenters, family, and friends [...]

Coming March 24th – The Final Skills Event, a Car Show and Chili Cook-off!

2018-04-18T19:50:22+00:00March 6th, 2018|Categories: Council Events|Tags: , , , , , |

The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters Tournament of Champions What: The SWRCC Tournament of Champions, chili cook-off, and car show. For more info on how to participate see the flyers below. When: Saturday, March 24th. Doors open early at 7:00 am. The final skills competition kicks-off at 10:00 am. Where: SWRCC [...]

Tucson Training Center Makes Front Page News

2018-04-18T19:58:46+00:00February 19th, 2018|Categories: Council Events|Tags: , , , , |

Tucson Training Center Makes Sunday's Front Page News Tucson - Over the weekend Tucson's leading daily newspaper, the Arizona Daily Star, ran a front-page article showcasing the newly re-minted SWRCC Tucson Training Center. The Tucson Training Center closed after the 2009 recession, requiring Tucson area carpenters to attend classes in Phoenix. Now, SWRCC Local 1912 current and [...]

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 [...]

A strategic alliance: Southwest Carpenters and the Latin Chamber of Commerce

2018-04-18T17:04:17+00:00January 31st, 2018|Categories: Council Events, Current Events|Tags: , |

A strategic alliance: Southwest Carpenters join the Latin Chamber of Commerce Las Vegas - The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) and Carpenters Local 1977 of southern Nevada have partnered with the Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce. "With 50% of our membership, at least right here in Las Vegas, being Latino" this partnering simply "made [...]

Phoenix community shows up big for area Skills Event

2018-04-18T17:40:29+00:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Council Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Phoenix - The recent Phoenix skills event marks the beginning of the end of the local skills event challenges. Phoenix area carpenters went head-to-head to demonstrate to their community the dedication and craftsmanship of SWRCC carpenters and send two exceptional carpenters to Ontario for the Tournament of Champions later this year. The event [...]

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, [...]