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The 2019 Bricklayer500 Regional Competition was held at Midwest Brick & Block on Thursday, Sept 12, 2019.

This week kicked off our Fall Semester at the ADC Apprenticeship Training Center with Bricklayers Local 1 Apprentice Coordinator Dale Jennewein and Tilesetters Local 18 Apprentice Coordinator

KMOV Channel 4 recently aired a fantastic story about St. Louis and its rich history with brickwork.

In addition to posting about Current Projects our members are working on, we occasionally like to show off our Members on the jobsite. 

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Journeyman Tile Finisher Senad Hodzic is shown working on a residential job for Local 18 Signatory Contractor R&F Tile in Ladue, MO. 

The ADC recently launched Online Dues Payments through the Member Portal.

As long as you're signed up and logged into your Portal, you can select the Dues Payment tab, and proceed with making a Credit or Debit Card Payment. 

From there you can choose how many months you wish to pay...

Representatives from United Healthcare, Cigna Dental, and the IHF held a Health Fair in the ADC Hall on Wednesday, October 9  for all ADC members and their families.  The services included biometric screenings and flu shots, as well as several giveaways.

Reprinted with written permission from the September-October 2019 issue of St. Louis CNR Magazine
Excerpted from "Multitude of Flooring Options Offer Spectrum of Colors, Branding, Character" by Kerry Smith. Photo and article used with permission.



TERRAZZO, RESINOUS, LUXURY VINYL AND WOOD FLOORING SURFACES OFFER
PROJECT OWNERS, DESIGNERS AND CONTRACTORS MORE COLOR AND TEXTURE
CHOICES THAN EVER BEFORE.

Officers and Members of Bricklayers' Local 1 have an active job action against Fairfield Inn & Suites on Butler Hill Road at Hwy 55, for hiring a contractor that pays its workers substandard wages and benefits was hired to build this new hotel location.
 
Thanks to Retired Local 18 Tilesetters Steve Hanlon and Richard Hanlon for volunteering their time to assist us with the bannering!
 
If you are interested in assisting in the ADC's banner

The U.S. Bates Scholarship program is now accepting applications for the 2021 competition. Every year the program selects three students to receive a stipend of $5,000 per year for up to four years.

To be considered for the 2021 U.S. Bates Scholarship, a student must be the child or stepchild of a U.S. member in good standing of a BAC Local, and plan to enter college in the fall of 2021. Students must plan to take the standardized “PSAT” exam in October 2019.

Any member interested in enrolling with East Central College to earn their Associates in Skilled Trades, can find out more information and enroll here:

https://www.eastcentral.edu/academics/skilled-trades-degree-bricklayers-...

Please be advised that the August 15, 2019, COMET Class has been cancelled.