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New Houston Training Center and LU551 Offices are Open for Business!

Industry Reps like BIC’s Tom Derrah (second from left) are stopping by the new facility to get a look around and is seen here with Council Reps Terry Darling, Maria Robles, and Ken Fontenot.

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Local 551 Brings Holiday Cheer to Those in Need

Local 551’s Council Reps, Terry Darling (far left) and Ken Fontenot (far right), helped bring some holiday cheer this Thanksgiving by joining Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee’s annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway!

The group made eight stops the Monday before Turkey Day, including this stop at the Allen Parkway Multi Service Center.

Thanks for representing our Council well, guys!

Local 551 Helps “Beat the Heat” Program Launch in Houston

It can get a little hot in Texas in the summertime, but the Central South Carpenters and a local legislator worked together to bring some relief to those in need of beating the heat.

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, who represents the 18th District of Texas, coordinates a “Beat the Heat” program, where she helps senior citizens, veterans and the disabled in the greater Houston area who do not have air conditioning get a window unit installed.

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