(Administrator’s Note: Due to problems with the internet connection, it took far too long to upload the images and insert this post. The Brothers and Sisters of IUEC Local 17 would like to thank all for their patience.)
Here is a gallery of photos from the 2016 Cleveland St. Patrick’s Day Parade. IUEC Local 17 was represented by several members and their family and friends. This year ThyssenKrupp donated the use of their truck. A large thank you to everyone that came out to be part of this special event. Here are the pictures…
On Friday, May 20th, Local 17 is honoring its retired members at Frank Sterle’s Slovenian Restaurant, 1401 East 55th Street, Cleveland at the Annual Retirees Dinner. Refreshments start at 5:30 pm and dinner is served at 6:30 pm. The cost remains at $30 per person and will include a family style dinner. For more information, please contact Entertainment Chairman Bill Yuhas or Business Manager Tim Moennich no later than May 1st to secure your spot at this always well attended event.
IUEC Local 17 Election Night 2015 featured a visit from International general officers Frank Christensen, Jim Bender and Larry McGann as well as Regional VP Ed Christensen. The general officers talked about everything from the changes made at the International after the departure of former General President Dana Bringham and Assistant General President Jim Higgins to arbitrations, pension, benefits and education. Attending their first meeting were four of Local 17 probationary helpers.
Brother Frank Yako passed away Thursday, July 16 . There will be a viewing at Ripepi & Sons Funeral Home on Bagley Rd. in Middleburg Hts., Ohio on Monday July 20th, from 3 pm to 8 pm. There will be a Burial Mass at St. Colette Parish in Brunswick, Ohio on Tuesday the 21st and on Wednesday, July 22nd, Yako will be lay to rest on Kelley’s Island.
May he rest in peace.
The IUEC Local 17 Retiree’s Dinner is when the local not only honors its retirees but also those who have reached milestone anniversaries in the trade. Below are those so honored at this year’s event.
20 Year Service Pin
Mike Hogan with Business Manager Tim Moennich
25 Year Service Pin
(Left to right) Hugh Taylor, John Driscoll, Jr., Tim Moennich and Bruce Koprowski
30 Year Service Pin
Tim Moennich and Mark Carollo
35 Year Service Pin
(Left to right) Mike Moennich, Ken Hasek, Joe Broz, Sr. and Tim Moennich
Here is a link in case you missed Rick Myers on America’s Work Force Radio talking with Ed “Flash” Ferenc about NEIEP.
IUEC Local 17 member Rick Myers will be appearing on America’s Work Force Radio on March 30th at 4pm. AWF Radio plays on 1490 AM and is hosted by legendary Cleveland radio personality Ed “Flash” Ference. The show is also live cast and archived on the website awfradio.com.
America’s Work Force is the only daily labor-radio program in America and has been on the air since 1993, supplying listeners with useful, relevant input into their daily lives through fact-finding features, in-depth interviews, informative news segments and practical consumer reports.
To those brothers and sisters enrolled in the scaffolding class, the start date has been moved to March 2.
The IUEC Local 17 Volunteer Organizing Committee will hold a meeting at 5 pm at our school located at Superior and East 26th Street. If you have any questions, contact Business Manager Tim Moennich at 216-431-8088 or VOC Chairman Don Knapik at 216-220-7147.