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Rock Island’s Local Union 25, Mechanical Contractors Association Donate $20K to Area Hospitals

March 21st, 2021

ROCK ISLAND — In the coming weeks, twelve area hospitals are set to receive a combined $20,000 from the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 25 and the Mechanical Contractors Association of Eastern Iowa/Western Illinois (MCA). Through their Labor-Management Cooperative Committee (LMCC), both Local Union 25 and the MCA work to preserve and expand job opportunities in the Quad Cities region and explore innovative approaches for the advancement of the industry as a whole. The group’s unanimous decision to donate to local healthcare facilities comes in the wake of the continued spread of COVID-19. “We... Read More

Local Union 25 Raises Over $3,000 For Charity

October 14th, 2019

Despite the intense rain, more than 200 golfers and volunteers showed up for the two-day Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 25 annual golf outing on September 20-21 at Indian Bluff Golf Course in Milan. “Even with the rain, we managed to have one of our biggest turnouts yet,” said Brett Swanson, Local 25 business agent. “This event has grown every year, and wouldn’t be possible without the generosity of more than 60 vendors, contractors and sister locals. We’ve already had people ask about next year’s tournament, so I don’t see our success slowing down anytime soon!” The event raised... Read More

Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 25 Hosts Apprentice Contest

March 30th, 2019

Earlier this month — for the first time in nearly four decades — Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 25 hosted some of the trade’s top apprentices from across the state of Illinois during the 2019 Apprentice Contest. Organized by the Committee On Training and Education (COTE), 32 apprentices representing 14 unions competed in the categories of plumbing, pipefitting, HVACR, welding and sprinkler fitting. “It was a tremendous honor to host this year’s COTE Apprentice Contest in our state-of-the-art training center at Local 25,” said Matt Lienen, business manager. “This two-day competition... Read More