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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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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).

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MAY 1st, 2017 BIKE RAFFLE/UBC LATINO CLUB MEMBERS MEETING

WIN  a  Specialized Bike!
The UBC Latino Club is selling Bike Raffle Tickets for $5. Every year we have been participating in the TD Five Boro Bike Tour and every year we Raffle off a very nice SPECIALIZED mountain bike. Our Charity of choice is The Children’s Cancer Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital.

Drawing date is Monday, May 1st 2017 @ Rocco Moretto Post 2348. Address: 31-35 41st St, Astoria, New York 11103. Time 5:00pm. Food and Beverages will be served.

Monday, March 6th Members Meeting

Join us at our next members meeting to get informed on Your Benefits.  We will have a guest speaker to let you know what is available to you as members and help you navigate the Benefit Funds website.

Date:
Monday, March 6th, 2017

Time:
4:30 Social. 5:00 Meeting then Raffle

Food will be served

We will be selling $5 Bike Raffle tickets for our May event to benefit the Children’s Cancer Unit of Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital.  Looking for Volunteers & Riding Marshalls for our annual TD Five Boro Bike Tour.

Location:
Rocco Moretto Post 2348
31-35 41st Street
Astoria, New York 11103
M or R Train to Steinway Street

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RALLY!!! Bill 1447 to increase safety standards for all construction workers in New York City

REMINDER! Join us at City Hall on Tuesday, Jan 31 at 11:30am to stand up for jobsite safety! Too many deaths have been occurring on New York City construction sites – 30 in the past two years to be exact. The time is NOW to stop this trend. #HowManyMoreMustDie

City Council Must Pass Real WorKer Safety Legislation
Councilman Jumaane Williams has introduced Bill 1447 to increase safety standards for all construction workers in New York City.

Dead Construction Workers Have No Voice!
Join your fellow Trades Workers as we give a voice to the dead. Members of the Building Trades will protest deadly exploitation to ensure that our fallen counterparts have a voice in making our industry safer.

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Next Members Meeting Monday, February 6th, 2017 Community Board Info Session & Valentine Raffle

Join us at our next meeting to get informed on Community Boards and their importance to building a stronger Union.  Our Guest Speaker will be Amanda Jensen.

Date:
Monday, February 6th, 2017

Time:
4:30 Social. 5:00 Meeting then Raffle

Location:
Rocco Moretto Post 2348
31-35 41st Street
Astoria, New York 11103
M or R Train to Steinway Street

Volunteers Needed Tuesday 12/13 in Astoria

If you are not working we could sure use some helping hands in Astoria Queens. We will be working on a room in the VFW Post that we hold our monthly meetings at. Room needs to be organized, shelves installed, and inventory shirts. Let us know if you can come through…the more, the merrier.

Date & Time
Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 @ 10:00am

Location:
Rocco Moretto Post 2348
31-35 41st Street
Astoria, New York 11103
M or R Train to Steinway Street

Contacts:
Eddie Herrero at 516-903-7372
Mike Martinez 212-801-1836
Cecilia Raymond 646-544-8114

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Three Kings Day Parade 1/8/17

EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO THE SNOWFALL WE HAD.

There will be no members meeting in January. Please join us at our next meeting on Monday, February 6th 2017. Our Guest Speaker will be Amanda Jensen doing a presentation regarding Community Boards. We also will have a Valentine Raffle.


 

We have been invited to join in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Three Kings Day Parade in Brooklyn.

March with us down Graham Avenue in this Community Event and represent the New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters.

Parade details are as follow:

Date: Sunday, January 8, 2017
Set Up: 2:00 PM   Step Off: 3:00 PM

Parade Route: Parade will travel down Avenue of Puerto Rico (Graham Avenue)

Start Location: Meeker Avenue and Graham Avenue, Under the BQE

End Location: Graham Avenue and Broadway

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UBC Latino Club Holiday Party & Toys for Tots Drive 12/5/16

Join us for our Annual Holiday Party. We will be accepting unwrapped gifts for children and donate them to an organization through Toys for Tots.

Date:
Monday, December 5th, 2016

Time:
4:30 Social. 5:00 Meeting/Party

Location:
Rocco Moretto Post 2348
31-35 41st Street
Astoria, New York 11103
M or R Train to Steinway Street

Admission:
Your donation of a gift or $10 that will go towards the donation. You will also receive 1 Raffle Ticket for Tool Giveaway.

Food and drink included

50/50 Raffle
1 ticket for $10 or 3 tickets for $20

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Thanksgiving Raffle at 11/7 Members Meeting

This year’s Thanksgiving Raffle is sponsored by the Law Firm of Rex Zachofsky.  We will have 3 baskets with a gift card for you to purchase your family’s traditional main course (turkey,  pernil, ham, fish, or tofu) plus all of the fixings.

Please join us at the next UBC Latino Club Meeting on Monday, November 7th @ 5:00pm -7:00pm.

Food will be served
T-shirt sales
50/50 Raffle
Billiards Tournament Reservations

Meeting held at:
Rocco Moretto Post 2348
31-35 41st Street
Astoria, New York 11103
M or R Train to Steinway Street