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
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.
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
Parts of our Local have been devastated by deadly flooding, leaving thousands homeless in West Virginia. According to multiple media reports, West Virginia received one-quarter of its annual rainfall in a single day and multiple rivers surged to dangerous levels, including the Elk River, which broke a record at one stage that had stood since 1888. Now ranked as the
A January Forbes.com article discusses the advantages of apprenticeships and other vocational educations over bachelor’s degrees. The article, written by Nicholas Wyman, points out that roughly 13 million Americans with college degrees are unemployed and countless more are either underemployed or have given up trying to find a job. For those who go the vocational route, there are plenty of
The holidays are just around the corner, and members of the Akron community – including Sheet Metal Workers, are doing all they can to put a smile on the face of children who will spend their Christmas at Akron Children’s Hospital. Bobby Ina, managing director of Metropolis Consulting LLC, and lobbyist for Sheet Metal Workers Local 33, with the help
With the Labor Day weekend upon us, Sheet Metal Workers Local 33 presents 10 Labor Day facts to help you impress your friends, family and co-worker with this knowledge. 1. The origin of America’s Labor Day can be traced to Canada in 1872, when printers wanted a nine-hour workday, marched through the streets of Toronto. 2. The first U.S. Labor
Elyria Township Trustee Rob Scheithauer, a retired member of Sheet Metal Workers Local 33, posted the following on the Elyria Township website. Congratulations to all the volunteer union tradesmen that helped construct the stunning memorial. The Elyria Township 911 Memorial Committee broke ground for the construction of the Memorial on June 21, 2014 and on June 23rd, construction began. Seventy (70) working