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News Archive 2013

"Dracula Lives"
Mon, Dec 16, 2013

The Rhode Island Blood Center would like to thank our members for reaching a major milestone this past weekend. Blood drives were held this past December 6th and December 13th at the Union Hall. Including these blood drives, the members of Local 51 have donated over 1000 pints of blood over the past 7 years. Many lives have been touched by the generousity of our members. A special thanks to our Training Coordinator, Dave Marland who has helped spearhead these blood drives over this period of time. Congratulations to Dave and our members for a job well done

KG Urban's Casino Proposal
Mon, Nov 4, 2013

Participant Website
Tue, Oct 15, 2013

The BeneSys participant website is available at www.ualocal51benefits.org

Annual Charity Bus Trip
Thu, Oct 10, 2013

Our Annual Charity Bus Trip will be held on Saturday December 7, 2013. We will be attending a hockey game between the Providence Bruins and the Worcester Sharks. The bus will leave the union hall at 5pm and return at approximately at 11pm. This event was a great success last year and we hope to see everyone again this year. Come and support a great cause. Cost of the trip is $35.

UA Schlorship Recipients
Tue, Sep 24, 2013

Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 51 would like to extend congratulations to two of our members daughters for receiving UA schlorships. Sydney Hurrell, the daughter of local 51 member Glenn Hurrell is one recipient. Sydney is currently attending Framingham State University. The other recipient of a UA schlorship is Jordyn jagolinzer-Machado, the daughter of local 51 member Carlos Machado. Jordyn is currently attending Penn State. Again congratulations and keep up the good work.

Annual Retiree Cookout
Tue, Sep 3, 2013

On August 28th the annual Retirees cookout was held at the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 51 union hall in East Providence, R.I. This years cookout was well attended, with over 100 retirees taking part in the event. It was nice to see so many retirees sharing an old story and a laugh together.
A special thanks to the office staff who helped organize, set up, and cook for our retirees.
Let us not forget that our retirees are the foundation on which our local union was built. Hope to see everyone again next year. Go to the photo gallery for photos of the cookout..

Local 51 Partners with Phoenix House of New England
Tue, Aug 20, 2013

Local 51 Brings Home the "Hardware"
Mon, Jul 1, 2013

Charity Golf Tournament a "Soaking Success"
Tue, Jun 11, 2013

Davis Bacon Act Decision
Thu, Jun 6, 2013

Mon, Jun 3, 2013

District 1 Apprenticeship Competition
Mon, Jun 3, 2013

Why Are Projects Built Union in Rhode Island?
Wed, May 15, 2013

It is due to an unmatched commitment to training that includes state approved training programs for all its crafts, licensed and unlicensed; training requirements that exceed state law requirements for licensed trades; and a $1.5 million investment in training every year.

Welcome to the Newly Redesigned Website for Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 51
Mon, May 13, 2013

The leadership and members of UA Local 51 of the United Association of Plumbers, Pipe Fitters and Sprinkler Fitters would like to welcome you to our newly designed website.  On our site you can find out a great deal of information about our great local and international union.

Plenty of Trained Welders for Ocean State Marine Trades
Thu, May 9, 2013

Click Here to view the article about trained welders in Ocean State.

Scholarship Applications Available
Wed, Feb 13, 2013

Applications for the 2012/2013 school year are now available.  Please call Linda at 401-943-7301 ext. 225 or email her at Lmonahan@ualocal51.com to request an application.

Apprentice Applications Available in March 2013
Tue, Jan 8, 2013

Local 51 Training will be accepting applications for apprenticeship training opportunities for two weeks in March for Plumbers, Pipefitters and Refrigeration Technicians