Blog

8
Aug

Volunteers Bring Shelter To Big Bend Golf Course

Sheet Metal Workers devote time and energy to give Big Bend Golf Course A Roof. It doesn’t have to be the holiday season to be in a giving spirit! This summer, a group of sheet metal workers volunteered to give back to the community by providing a safe metal roof to cover the concrete platform at Big Bend Golf Course.

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5
Aug

It’s Finally Here!

Stay Up To Date With The Latest News! Dear friends and SMART Local 33 members, We are excited to announce the launch of our new Twitter account @smartlocal33 made just for you! This new platform was made exclusively for Local 33 Sheet Metal Workers as a space to create awareness and help build community within our districts. This account will

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24
Jul

North Central and Charleston Districts Spend The Day At Camp Mountain Heart

Members from North Central and Charleston Districts educate kids enrolled at Camp Mountain Heart’s weeklong camp. The presentation on SMART Local 33 apprenticeship programs aims to inform future generations of what Local 33 apprenticeship programs are and how apprentices can make a living out of the craft. Devoting time and resources to educating the youth is a regular occasion for

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23
Jul

Alan James Chermak – Loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather

It is with a heavy heart, that Local 33 members say farewell to Alan James Chermak. Tribute & Message From The Family Alan James Chermak, age 78, born May 17, 1941 and passed July 21, 2019; beloved husband of Donna Chermak (nee Brookover) for 58 years; loving and devoted father of John Alan (Gwendolyn), Steven Michael (Linda), and the late

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27
Nov

Cleveland District Raises over $2k for W.A.G.S. 4 Kids

Cleveland District poker tournament raised more than $2,300 for W.A.G.S. 4 Kids A Northeast Ohio charity was the real winner in an October charity poker tournament hosted by a Sheet Metal Local 33 District. Held on Oct. 20, the Cleveland District charity poker tournament raised $2,360 to benefit Local 33’s 2018 charity, Working Animals Giving Service for Kids (W.A.G.S. 4

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17
Oct

T.H. Martin, Inc. named SMACNA 2018 Contractor of the Year

A Cleveland-area sheet metal contractor signatory with Sheet Metal Workers Local 33 was named contractor of the year by the national contractor’s association. At the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association’s 75th Annual Convention, Tom Martin, President of T.H. Martin, Inc. in Cleveland received the top honor as SMACNA Contractor of the Year. Martin has served as the

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9
Jan

Sheet Metal Local 33 Partners with W.A.G.S. 4 Kids

Throughout 2018, members of Sheet Metal Workers Local 33 are gathering donations for a northeastern Ohio charity dedicated to providing disabled and autistic children with service animals. Since their founding in 2004, Working Animals Giving Service for Kids (W.A.G.S. 4 Kids) has provided mobility service and autism service animals, meeting the specific needs of children with disabilities in Northeast Ohio.

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8
Sep

Local 33 hosts legislatures to talk training and energy efficiency

In late August, more than a dozen elected officials toured the Sheet Metal Workers Local 33 Training Center in Cleveland and took part in a roundtable discussion about energy efficiency and good-paying jobs. Local 33 and the Cleveland chapter of Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) hosted the legislators and business leaders at the Local 33 training

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24
Jul

Ohio Representatives Defend Davis-Bacon

An attempt to change the Davis-Bacon Act was made last week in Congress when Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) presented an amendment to H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. Gosar’s amendment was met with opposition as it proposed to fundamentally change the way prevailing wage is calculated throughout the country. Gosar stated that his amendment would,

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4
Jan

Toledo District apprentices bring heat to Boxing Club

Children who attend a Toledo inner city after-school program will stay warm this winter thanks to a group of Toledo District apprentices. Roughly, a dozen third-year apprentices spent an estimated 250 man-hours to install a furnace, put up ductwork and fix the air conditioner in the building of Soul City Boxing Club, a non-profit serving the area’s youth. The Club

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