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October Members Meeting 10/2/2017

Join us at our next members meeting Brothers & Sisters. Meeting will be held at Rocco Moretto Post 2348, at 31-35 41st St
Astoria, New York 11103
Meeting will begin @ 5pm.

We will be discussing our Hurricane Relief Fund for Puerto Rico, upcoming volunteer opportunities, 4-Hour Dinner Cruise, annual Billiards Tournament and have guest speakers who are running for the District Council’s December Election. 

Tickets for SALE to the 4-Hour Dinner Boat Cruise leaving from Brooklyn. Call Eddie Herrero at (516) 903-7372 to join us on Saturday, October 14th, 2017.

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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.

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.

June Members Meeting / Puerto Rican Day Parade

Date:  Monday, June 5th

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

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

Join us as we hand Memorial Sloan Kettering a check for the funds you helped us raise for children with cancer.

Congratulations to Mike Burns from Local 157 for winning the bike.

We will also be holding Elections for New York City & Vicinity Latino Carpenters of America Executive positions.  Come to vote on the positions for:  President, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Treasurer, Correspondence Secretary, Chairman of Trustee, Trustee (2), Editor, Director/Warden, and Communications Chairman.

 

Guest Speaker:

David Umbria, former Local 926 Carpenter, from Strategies for Wealth.  david_umbria@strategiesforwealth.com

 

Puerto Rican Day Parade News Update:

The 60th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade is a GO!  After a change in circumstances over the controversy of this year’s honoree,  the Executive Board has made the decision to continue the tradition of marching.  Come to pick up your wrist band at Monday, June 5th  meeting.  Since there is a limited amount…first come, first serve. Also, we will need volunteers to help set up float on Sunday, June 11th @ 10:00am so please sign up.

 

Next Members Meeting will be held Monday, July 10th due to Independence Day.  Join us and other clubs of the NYC District Council of Carpenters for UNITY OF THE CLUBS (location to be determined).