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Arthur E. Coia Scholarship Fund

Members, spouses and children of members are eligible to apply for the Arthur E. Coia Scholarship. Applications are available via the internet at www.coiascholarship.org or you can call the Fund at 401-521-3660. The deadline for applying is April 15, 2013.

Pre-Job Conference Scheduled for Recirc Motor Replacement Project at Vermont Yankee

A Pre Job Conference is scheduled for Jan 29, 2013 @ 1:00 pm to release scope of work details for the Recirc Motor  Replacement Project at Vermont Yankee. ADZ has been contracted to do the work. Anticipated in hiring process date is Feb 18, 2013. They are scheduled to work 2 shifts, six days a week, 12 hours per day. Local 473 will be supplying Laborers for the upcoming RFO 30 for the Shaw Group.

2013 Shows Much Promise

As we begin the New Year, i would first like to thank you for your hard work and support in 2012. Work in the first quarter of 2013 is expected to be busy. We have begun the process of staffing the upcoming outage at Vermont Yankee. Also Aquadro and Cerruti was awarded the next phase of the Cancer Center at Hillcrest Hospital. We will also be conducting training classes here over the winter. We need to build our base of members trained with the Hoisting and Rigging certification. If you do get laid off from your current job, please contact the office upon that time.

Local 473 now accepting dues payments by Credit Card

Beginning on 12/26/12 you now will be able to pay your dues via a credit card. Local 473 has purchased Square Register that accepts dues payments with the following Credit Cards: VISA, MASTER CARD,DISCOVER AND AMERICAN EXPRESS.

Senator Elect Elizabeth Warren to Conference Call Local 473

United States Senator Elect Elizabeth Warren will being doing a conference call to the December Regular meeting of Local 473 @ 7:10 PM to thank our local for the hard work that helped carry her to victory over Scott Brown.

Annual Children's Christmas Party

The Annual Children's Christmas Party was once again a great success. Just over 100 members and their children attended this past Saturday.  Local 473 would like to wish your families a healthy and happy holiday season.

Authorized Home Visits

The only company that should be contacting your homes is AIL (American Income Life) regarding the additional accidental life insurance. Local 473 has not authorized any other organization to contact your homes.

Giving Thanks

As the Thanksgiving Holiday fast approaches, let us pause and give thanks to what we have.  Also  keep in your thoughts the loved ones we have lost this year and the members and their families whom might be dealing with an illness and wish them well. "For each new morning with its light, For the rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, For love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends"- Ralph Waldo Emerson  Happy Thanksgiving from Laborers' Local 473                               

Passing of "Patty" Walsh

It is with much sadness that we inform you of the passing of "Patty" Walsh. He was longtime Business Manager of Local 223 in Boston. He was also the father of current Business Manger Marty Walsh. A man of strong convictions and the heart of a lion, he will be sorely missed. Condolences go out the the entire Walsh Family.

Service to Our Country

Today and everyday, take a minute to thank the brave men and women who have chosen to join the Armed Forces and defend and serve our great nation.

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