Another Year Gone

Posted December 2, 2022

Brothers and Sisters,

I hope this article finds you and yours preparing for the Christmas season and the end of another year. I hope that 2022 has been a busy and productive year in both work and your personal life.  Hands down this year has been the busiest of the 8 years that I have been your Business Rep. Between new members, catching up on 3 years of Member Orientation due to Covid 19, negotiations, elections for BM/ST, Business Rep, and Local Executive Board Members it has been nonstop since January 1st. As we close out this year, I wanted to remind everyone that the Annual Christmas Meeting is this Tuesday December 6th at the union hall starting at 6 pm.

During the meeting we will have a moment of silence for those brothers who passed during the year 2022.  They are Brother Laughvon Bingham (5/15/22), Brother Lucas Kontes (8/28/22), and Brother Edwin “Ed” Robinson (10/10/2022).  These brothers have helped us get where we are today, and we owe them a debt of gratitude. I would also like to take this time to recognize several apprentices who turned out during the past few years (2020-2022).  They are Victor Galvanes, James Harris, Craig Henry, Rakesh Kumar, Sanots Martinez, Colby Rojas, Saul Santana, Christopher Smith, John Smith, and Robby Slaughter.

I would like to recognize the following member for their years of service to Local 1237.

25 Years                                                                                              45 Years

Darrell Coleman                                                                               David Mayse

Tracy Sindle

30 Years                                                                                             50 Years

George Skogen                                                                                 Gary Haywood

George Vartanian                                                                            Darrell Martin

                                                                                                          Rikki Santsche

35 Years                                                                                             Frank Ures                                         

Franklin Hargrove                                                                           

Stephen Mayse                                                                                60 Years

                                                                                                           Ronald Musser

As Always, I can be reached at (916)407-8279.  I hope to see you at the Annual Christmas Meeting.

Fraternally,

Randy Rojas

Business Representative

DC16/LU1237

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