Member leaders of Local 283, both 300-Hitters and 3-Year Apprentices, recently went to the Richmond County Neighborhood Associations Alliance monthly meeting in Augusta, GA. and had the opportunity to educate those in attendance about the benefits of joining the carpenters union.
The Alliance consists of Neighborhood Association Presidents throughout Richmond County to address community issues. At this meeting, State Rep. Gloria Frazier (HD 126) gave a summary of the Legislative session. She then invited the Local 283 member leaders to speak to the group about training & job opportunities available through Local 283. The member leaders were received with enthusiasm! They distributed business cards and networked with neighborhood presidents, many of whom requested follow-up meeting.
Thanks to these participants for honoring the commitment that accompanies being a 300-Hitter/3rd Year Apprentice leader (also pictured, left to right): Shon Douglas, Local 283 Training Director; Daniel Morris, Local 283 Business Agent; State Rep. Gloria Frazier (HD 126); Brett A Hulme, Council Political/Communications Director, and Adam Bledsoe, Local 283 Instructor. Shon, Daniel and Adam are all on the 300 Hitter/3rd Year Apprentice Committee.