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30,000 participant
On December 7th, 2017, United Brotherhood of Carpenters General President McCarron recognized member Chris Laverdiere as the 30,000th participant of the Journeymen Leadership Program held at the International Training Center (ITC). Coming all the way from the New England Regional Council to the ITC in Las Vegas, NV, General President McCarron and all of the 
The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC) is one of North America’s largest building-trades unions, with over half-million members working in the construction and wood-products industries. With a commitment to providing the next generation of construction professionals with the tools and resources they need to succeed in a demanding and competitive business, 
100 year old UBC member
It was 1953 when James Bufalino came into hard times and needed a job paying at least $2.00 an hour. At that time, James applied for a membership card at Millwright Local Union 2235 in Pittsburgh, PA. After many applications, he was accepted and given a membership into the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners 
From left to right: Dan Breslin (Helmets to Hardhats), John Pavlik (UBC member and veteran), and Bob Nutting (Pittsburgh Pirates owner). The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC) were very honored to have a union carpenter throw out the first pitch at the Pittsburgh Pirates versus Chicago Cubs MLB game on Labor 
On July 22, 2017 at the Clinton dinner held at the State House Convention Center in Little Rock, AR, United Brotherhood of Carpenters Southern District Vice President (DVP) Dennis Donahou was awarded the highest honor that can be bestowed upon an Arkansas Democrat. At the Arkansas Democratic Party’s (DPA) recent inaugural Clinton Dinner, Southern DVP