Carpenters Union Welcomes Core Framing

2019-08-17T13:54:18+00:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Southwest Carpenters Welcome Core Framing Today we welcomed Core Framing to the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters' team. Joe Fuchs, who signed the contractor to the Carpenters' union, said, "It feels good to have all these new guys in knowing that we are changing their lives! I can't wait to do some more of [...]

Latino Member Voter Registration Drive Starts in the Inland Empire

2019-08-26T20:58:57+00:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Latino Member Voter Registration Drive Starts in the Inland Empire In anticipation of National Voter Registration Day, the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) is gearing up for the first leg of its’ Latino Member Voter Registration Drive in the Inland Empire. With approximately 4,600 unregistered voters in the Inland Empire alone, this first [...]

South LA Shines at the Carpenters’ Destination Crenshaw Skills Camp

2019-08-26T18:47:44+00:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Press|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

LA Sentinel - South LA Shines at the Carpenters’ Destination Crenshaw Skills Camp On Saturday, over 70 South LA participants came out to test their skills at a pop-up Carpenter boot camp, where they learned what it takes to start a successful career in the construction industry, and had the chance to land [...]

South LA Shines at Carpenters Destination Crenshaw Skills Camp

2019-08-26T18:57:25+00:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

South LA Shines at the Carpenters’ Destination Crenshaw Skills Camp Los Angeles, CA –   On Saturday, over 70 South LA participants came out to test their skills at a pop-up Carpenter boot camp, where they learned what it takes to start a successful career in the construction industry, and had the chance to land [...]

Carpenters Make Great Strides in Tilt up Agreement

2019-06-19T17:15:05+00:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Carpenters Make Great Strides in Tilt-up Agreement Last Saturday, membership sat down with Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters leadership at Local Union 909/951 to discuss the new tilt-up contract agreement. Persistence, hard work, and commitment to getting organized culminated in a win for tilt-up industry carpenters in the Inland Empire and beyond. Through organizing [...]

SWRCC President Pete Rodriguez Offers Life Skills Advice to Foster Kids

2019-05-13T15:41:11+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Community Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWRCC President Pete Rodriguez Offers Life Skills Advice to Foster Kids Union Carpenters don't just build communities, we support the people in them. Last week, SWRCC President/COO (and proud member of Local 951) Pete Rodriguez did just that when he participated in "mock interviews" as a part of The Kamali’i Foster Family Agency's (KFFA) essential skills [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Carpenter Spotlight: Robert Larm

2018-04-18T23:12:38+00:00January 5th, 2018|Categories: Council Events|Tags: , , |

Carpenter Spotlight: Robert Larm Robert Larm, now retired, was visiting his daughter and son-in-law in Los Angeles over the holidays. Robert is a lifelong union carpenter with the UBC Local 1925 out of Colombia Missouri. It was no surprise to his son-in-law that one afternoon while driving down interstate 10 Robert attempted, leaning out [...]

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 [...]