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 [...]

Southwest Carpenters already building 2028 LA Olympics

2018-04-18T19:03:52+00:00August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Council Events, Current Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Southwest Carpenters already building 2028 LA Olympics It’s official, the 2028 Olympic Games are coming to Los Angeles (LA.) With the official announcement, Los Angeles is taking a “major step toward bringing the Games back to our city for the first time in a generation and begin a new chapter in Los Angeles’ timeless Olympic story” [...]

Carpenters Day at Dodger Stadium

2018-04-18T19:11:27+00:00July 11th, 2017|Categories: Council Events|Tags: , , , |

Carpenters Day at Dodger Stadium Saturday marked another day of Southwest Carpenter solidarity.  “Carpenter Day at Dodger Stadium” was organized by the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters for the purposes of bringing members and families together for a day of entertainment and camaraderie. Hundreds of Southwest Carpenters attended the event, sharing in the [...]

Carpenters Discuss Opportunities in the Trade with Job Corps Students

2018-03-29T21:24:23+00:00June 8th, 2017|Categories: Council Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Southwest Carpenters representatives Jacob Kleespies, Sean Hartranft and Jimmy Elrod recently visited instructor Zane Miracle and his class at the Job Corps in San Bernardino.  The students are being introduced to the basics of carpentry. Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young [...]