Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 281, U.A. will be participating in the Southeast Side Labor Day Parade on Saturday, August 31, 2019. The parade kicks off at 12:00 noon at 112th & Calumet Park, Chicago, Illinois. Local 281 is also one of the sponsors of Eddie Fest (formerly known as Friends of Labor Fest), a family friendly event that includes food, vendors, a kid zone, live music, and fireworks. This event will follow the parade, from 1:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. at Calumet Park. Admission to Eddie Fest is free of charge. All members, their families, and friends are invited to attend these Labor Day events.
At the request of several members, the regular monthly meeting of Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 281, U.A. being held on Thursday, September 5, 2019 will begin at 6:30 p.m. instead of 7:00 p.m. Please note the change in time. The meeting will be held at the Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 281, U.A. Union Hall, 11900 S. Laramie Avenue, Alsip, Illinois. The Chicago Bears first regular season game starts at 7:20 p.m. We will be broadcasting the game after the meeting. Refreshments will be served. Please wear your Bears apparel.
The Annual Local 281, U.A. Open House will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The Open House will be held at the Union Office, 11900 South Laramie Avenue, Alsip, Illinois. All members and their families are invited to attend. We will have live music, bounce houses, face painters, etc. Food and refreshments will be served.
We are planning to schedule Journeyman Training classes during the month of September. Please be sure to check your email and watch for Constant Contact emails for upcoming continuing education opportunities.
On behalf of the Officers and Members, I would like to wish you and your family a happy and safe Labor Day weekend.