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News Archive 2014

Funeral Notice for Lucas Chandler
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

Funeral Home: Russell Colonial Funeral Home, 530 east Springfield Rd, St. Clair, MO. 63077

Visitation Service: Services for Lucas are Friday, December 19th from 2:00pm - 7:00pm

A trust is being created for Lucas' two sons. Please make any donations out to Robert Chandler.

Retirement Party for Rick Miller
Wed, Dec 10, 2014

Date: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Time: 4:00p.m.

Location: Hessler's Pub & Grill, 11804 Tesson Ferry Rd

RESCHEDULED-Retirement Party for David Holmes
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

The Retirement Party for David Holmes scheduled for this evening will be rescheduled and updated on the website.

Date: Tuesday, November 25th

Time: 4:00p.m.

Location: Bernie's Place, 1930 N. 9th St.at Tyler

Local 562 Newsletter Volume 1 Issue 2
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Members please check the members only section to view the second issue of the 562 Journal. This is a quarterly journal that will update the membership on what is happening in their local!!

Local 562 Newsletter Volume 1 Issue 2
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Here is your quarterly issue of the Local 562 newsletter.  Click Here to view it.

Notice for November Union Meeting
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

NOTICE: The November Union Meeting will have a guest speaker who will give an update on the Pension and Welfare Funds.

Retirement Party for John Knott
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

Date: Friday, October 24th

Time: 4:00p.m.

Location: Shady Grove, 1267 Jungermann Rd., St. Peters, MO 63376

Retirement Party for Tom Koch
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Date: Friday, October 3rd

Time: 4:00p.m.

Location: Hotshots on Dorsett Rd. in Maryland Heights

Retirement Party for Pat McGrath
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Date: Friday, October 3rd

Time: 4:00p.m.

Location: Bommar's in South St. Louis

Funeral Notice for Harold Godfrey Butzer
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

First Annual 562 Journal
Fri, Aug 22, 2014

Here is the first annual Local 562 newsletter. This will be a quarterly newsletter. Click Here to view it!

First Annual Local 562 Newsletter
Fri, Aug 22, 2014

Members please check the members only section to view the first annual 562 Journal. This is a quarterly journal that will update the membership on what is happening in their local!!

Patriot Guard Riders
Thu, Aug 21, 2014

For those of you who know a loved one who has served in the armed forces and has passed away. There is a group called the Patriot Guard that will ride along side at their funeral to honor them for their service. If you are interested please contact:
Patriot Guard Riders
Riding with Respect
Rick "Curly" Kroeger
Missouri Ride Captain

Home - 636.938.9283

St. Louis Labor Day Parade
Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Date: Monday, September 1, 2014
Time: The parade begins at 9:00 a.m. Parade line up will begin at 7:00 a.m.
Place: Downtown St. Louis
The line up location is on 22nd Street between Olive and Locust.

Click Here to view the pdf map of the St. Louis Labor Day Parade.

Funeral Notice for Brother Michael T. "Mick" Chumley
Thu, Aug 14, 2014

Steve Stenger Sign and Literature Drop
Mon, Jul 7, 2014

Please join us for a sign and literature drop for Steve Stenger. He is running for County Executive in this upcoming election.

Date: July 24, 2014
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Locker Room, Florissant, MO

2014 O'Fallon, MO Heritage and Freedom Fest Parade- Friday, July 4th
Mon, Jun 30, 2014

Please join us at this years City of O'Fallon 4th of July Heritage and Freedom Fest Parade.

Time: Line up at 7:00a.m. Must be in place by 8:30a.m.

Location: Line-up at the South Side of Civic Park Drive (Please park in the grassy parking lot located along Woodlawn Avenue and then proceed to the South Side of Civic Park Drive.)

Eat & Meet with Steve Stenger
Thu, Jun 26, 2014

Please join us for an eat and meet with Steve Stenger.

Date:        6/28/2014
Time:       11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Steve Stenger Campaign Office
                8016 N. Lindbergh, Florissant, MO 63042

Local 562 Finishes Second at UA National Softball Tournament
Mon, Jun 23, 2014

Tue, Jun 10, 2014

Officer Elections
Thu, Jun 5, 2014


On June 7, 2014, the membership will cast their secret ballot votes for the nominees of their choice. Balloting in this election will take place on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the following location:

Plumbers' & Pipefitters' Local Union No. 562 Auditorium

Funeral Notice for Brother William D. Cunningham
Fri, May 30, 2014

Date of Death: May 27, 2014
57 year member
Funeral Home:  Lindley Funeral Home, 910 Washington, Chillicothe, MO
Visitation Service: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. at Lindley Funeral Home
Funeral Service: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 10:00a.m. at the Funeral Home

Rebuilding Together
Wed, Apr 30, 2014

Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014

Time: 7:00a.m. Check In

Location: Local 562 Auditorium, 12385 Larimore Road, St. Louis, MO 63138

We are in need of company vehicles.  Please speak to the contractors you are working for and ask if you can bring their trucks to help out.

Funeral Notice for Brother Harold H. Harrison
Wed, Apr 23, 2014

Date of Death: April 20, 2014

Funeral Home: Kutis Funeral Home, 10151 Gravois Road, St. Louis, MO 63123

Visitation Service: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 11:00a.m - 1:00p.

Burial: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery (Immediately following the Memorial Service)

Funeral Notice for Brother Robert E. Stewart
Fri, Apr 18, 2014

Local 562 mourns the loss of Brother Robert E. Stewart, who passed away on April 5th. Brother Stewart was a UA member for 67 years,  past Secretary-Treasurer, Business Agent and Recording Secretary of Local 35, as well as, an International Representative of the United Association. We wish to extend our sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.

Keystone XL Pipeline Press Conference
Thu, Apr 17, 2014

4th Union Stimulus Program, "The Neighborhoods Built by Your Neighbors"
Thu, Apr 3, 2014

Fifth Annual Plumbers' & Pipefitters' Local 562 "Poker Run"
Tue, Mar 25, 2014

Fifth Annual Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 562 "Poker Run"

Time: Sign up 10-12(noon) - All in by 4:30p.m.

Location: Plumbers & Pipefitters Complex

Click Here for additional information please view the attached flyer.

34th Annual Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 562 Bass Tournament
Wed, Mar 12, 2014

Date: May 17, 2013

Location: Rock Harbor Resort at the Lake of the Ozarks

Click here to view the attached flyer and registration form.

Labor Rally "Stand Together in Jefferson City"
Mon, Mar 10, 2014

All members are invited to join The Missouri State Building & Construction Trades for lobby day & rally at noon on March 26th. If you plan on attending please call the Union Hall. More information about bus transportation to follow. Click here

Cottleville St. Patrick's Day Parade
Mon, Mar 10, 2014

Time: Decorating will begin at 8:00a.m. the Parade starts at 12:00p.m. (Noon)

Location: We will be meeting in the parking lot at St. Charles Community College if you are interested in decorating the float and walking in the parade.

For more information on the Parade Click Here.

Canvass for Hazelwood School District
Mon, Mar 10, 2014

Please attend the canvass for the Hazelwood School District.

Date: March 22, 2014
Time: 10:00 A.M.
Location: Rookies on HWY 367 & Parker
Note: Drop Only

Funeral Notice for Brother Oliver A. Trojahn, Jr.
Fri, Mar 7, 2014

Local 562 mourns the loss of Brother Oliver A. Trojahn, Jr.  w,ho passed away on March 1st, and wish to extend our sincere condolences to their families and loved one ones. Information in regards to services are below:

Funeral Home: Kutis - Affton 10151 Gravois Road, St. Louis, MO 63123

Visitation: Sunday March 9, 2014 3pm- 8pm

Funeral Notice for Brother Patrick E. McGrath
Wed, Mar 5, 2014

Local 562 mourns the loss of Brother Patrick E. McGrath w,ho passed away on March 1st, and wish to extend our sincere condolences to their families and loved one ones. He was a member for 44 Years
Information in regards to services is below:

Funeral Home: Lions Club of Millersburg - 1020 County Rd. 246 - Fulton, MO 65251
Visitation: Sat. March 8, 2014 2 PM - 4 PM
They're having a Grieving Line

Flowers (314) 832-0444 sent
Fraternal Notice (314) 340-8600
Saturday (314) 340-8600
Email to: deathnotices@post-dispatch.com

Funeral Notice for Brother Lawrence "Larry" Baker
Wed, Feb 19, 2014

Funeral Notice for Brother Silas "Si" L. Coonrod
Tue, Feb 18, 2014

Local 562 mourns the loss of Brother Silas "Si" L. Coonrod and wish to extend our sincere condolences to their families and loved one ones.

A Memorial Service will be held at Park Place Senior Living at Winghaven, 2002 Boardwalk Place Drive, O'Fallon, MO 63368 on Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2:00p.m.

Missouri AFL-CIO Urgent Member Meetings on "Right to Work"
Tue, Feb 11, 2014

We need your help today to protect the Missouri workers and help us let people know that Right to Work is wrong for Missouri. Please attend the urgent member meeting that is in your area! Click Here for dates, times, and locations.

M.I.N.K. Bass Tournament
Fri, Feb 7, 2014

The M.I.N.K. Bass Tournament is shortly around the corner. If you plan on entering please have your registration turned in by April 4th. Click here for more information.

March Union Meeting Date Change
Thu, Jan 30, 2014

The March 2014 Membership Meeting of the Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union No. 562 scheduled for Wednesday, March 12, 2014 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 7:00p.m. at the Auditorium.

Right to Work Educational Seminars
Thu, Jan 30, 2014

Seminars will be starting Tuesday, February 4, 2014.  You will be notified when a seminar is available in your area. Additional information will follow.

Local 562 Retiree Luncheon
Wed, Jan 29, 2014

A luncheon for all Retirees of Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 562 has been scheduled for Friday, April 4, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in the Auditorium. You will be receiving an invitation soon.

Welcome to our Redesigned Website!
Tue, Jan 21, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to visit our new website which contains many new features with even more to come!

Membership Dues Update
Wed, Jan 15, 2014

Effective January 1, 2014, all membership dues have changed from $23 to $24.  This change will remain in effect for all of 2014.

Lively debate at five hour 'right to work' hearing
Mon, Jan 13, 2014

From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.  JEFFERSON CITY   •   Just five days into the Legislature’s session, the first hearing on a priority for Republican House leadership sparked tense exchanges between supporters and opponents of “right to work” legislation.