Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair, Hilda Solis, Supervisor to the First District recognized Southwest Carpenters Local 213 for their volunteerism and commitment to making a difference in their community. This recognition took place at Rosemead Community Garden where Mayor Polly Low of Rosemead and organizations including CultivaLA the California Climate Action Corps Fellows were also in attendance.
In the spirit of volunteerism, Union Carpenters were on site to build a 10×12 tool shed for the community garden.
The LA Team had the CUPP Trophy on-hand for Supervisor Chair Solis to be photographed with. Local 213 won the trophy for their leading CUPP hours. CUPP is the Carpenters Union Participation Program, a council-wide volunteer effort to make a difference in our local communities. Participating in volunteer activities is a way to ensure the future of our communities. Whether attending a city council meeting, building a ramp at a vet’s home, fixing a sidewalk for the elderly, or framing a house for Habitat for Humanity, we can leverage our amazing skills to make a difference in people’s lives.