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NO SEPTEMBER MEMBERS MEETING – Come join us at NYCDCC Events

There will be No September Members Meeting due to Parade participations & Events.

Please join us and your NYCDCC Brothers & Sisters at the following events:

9/4      West Indian American Day Parade
9/9      Labor Day Mass
9/9      Labor Day Parade
9/11   Memorial Service
9/23   NYCDCC Family Picnic & Softball Tournament

Go to District Council website for more details.
www.nycdistrictcouncil.com

 

Upcoming Events

10/14   4-Hour Dinner Cruise

11/10   Billiards Tournament

2/10     2018 Valentine Dance

RSVP your spot by contacting Eddie Herrero  516-903-7372

Tickets are on SALE now!

4-Hour Dinner Cruise – Tickets are on SALE Now!

On October 14, 2017 join us for a fun filled evening at our annual Dinner Boat Cruise. There will be a live Salsa band, DJ entertainment, food, beverages, raffles and basket of cheer. The cost is $75.00 per person. To guarantee your ticket, leave a deposit at any of the upcoming events that we will be attending. This cruise will leave out of Brooklyn Sheepshead Bay Pier 3. Contact Eddie Herrero at 516-903-7372, Mike Martinez at 212-810-1836 or Juan Gonzalez at 646-260-5770 for more information.

Benefit Fund Launches MEND Network and Program

The Benefit Fund has launched a substance abuse program. The goal of which is to service active participants and dependents of the NYCVCC Welfare Fund in addressing substance abuse issues through the following services:

1) Referral for appropriate level of treatment including in-patient and outpatient treatment for all substances.

2) Case management and coordination of services with outside providers.

3) Supportive services

4) Education

Members Education and Network for Dependency (MEND) is located on the 5th floor of 395 Hudson Street. Contact information is 212-366-7590 and mend@nyccbf.org

Communications Committee

Our communications committee is looking for volunteers to help us with event organizing, telephone banking, advertising the club by posting newsletters and flyers on the job sites and at locals; help with members meetings and help with raffles. We welcome anyone who may want to be part of this great team. Contact our Chairman of Communications Arnaldo Valle at 917-754-3989.

Latino Club Softball Team

It is time to organize our Latino Club Softball Team for the District Council Softball Tournament this September 23rd at Cunningham Park in Queens at 9:00am. The tournament raises funds for the families of our 18 departed Carpenter Brothers of 9/11.

Any member interested, please contact Coach Jimmy Mercado at 646-302-1142 or Coach Herman Warren at 347-225-1274 for more information.

This year we are invited to play a scrimmage game with Local 157 Hammers on August 26th at Kruckers Park at 10:30am. Food and beverages will be provided. We are looking forward to winning this year!

August Members Meeting / New Member Drive / Softball Team & Soccer Team Signup

Join us at our next Members Meeting and bring another Carpenter with you. We are having a New Member Drive to welcome Apprentices and other Brothers & Sisters who would like to join our organization.

Date:  Monday, August 7th

Time: 4:30pm  Social                    5:00pm  Meeting

Location:
Rocco Moretto Post 2348
31-35 41st Street
Astoria, New York
MorR train to Steinway St

Executive Board Update

Elections were held for the New York City & Vicinity Latino Carpenters of America Executive Board at our June 5th, 2017 Members Meeting.  Positions were filled that were vacant and nominations were made and accepted without challenge.   Your new Executive Board is as follows:

 

President:  Eddie Herrero, Local 157

Vice President:  James Mercado, Local 157

Recording Secretary:  Ralph Vincenty, Local 2790

Treasurer:  Cesar Bravo, Local 157

Correspondence Secretary:  Cecilia Baez Raymond, Local 157

Chairman of Trustee:  Mike Martinez, Local 926

Trustee:  Juan Gonzalez, Local 157

Director/Warden:  Wilhem Vargas, Local 157

Communications Chairman:  Arnaldo Valle, Local 926

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Unity of the Clubs

Join us for an evening of Unity with our Carpenter Brothers & Sisters. You are invited for a Meet & Greet and get to know the different Clubs & Organizations that support us as Carpenters.

Who will be there?

* Fraternal Order of Woodworkers

* UBC Latino Club

* Sisters in the Brotherhood

* Shades in the Trade

* Pipe & Drum Band

* NYCDCC US Armed Forces Veterans Alliance

* Job Steward Alliance

* NYCDC Retiree’s Carpenter Guild

* NYCDCC Titans

Date: Monday, July 10th

Time: 4:30pm Social

5:00pm Meeting Begins

Food & beverages will be served

Meeting Location:

Bethel Gospel Assembly 1-26 120th Street New York, New York (Btwn 5th & Madison Ave) Take 6 train to 116th Street OR 4 or 5 train to 125th St.

March the 60th PR Parade with the UBC Latino Club 6/11/17

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade will take place on Sunday, June 11, 2017 along NYC’s 5th Avenue (b/w 44th & 79th st.) from 11am to 5pm.

UBC Latino Club Members, Family & Friends:
The New York City & Vicinity Latino Carpenters of America will be meeting up a bit earlier to set up our float for the Parade. If you are coming from the East side, you would need to go down 42nd Street & 6th Ave (Avenue of the Americas) to gain access to our starting location on 46th Street. We will be at 46th St & 6th Ave @ 10:00am to give out the rest of the wristbands. Please show your Union Card. First come first serve. Marching approx. @ 1:00pm. Stay tuned for updates.

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