HFIAW Brothers and Sisters demonstrated their unwavering support and generosity during the 2017 holiday season. For the eighth consecutive year, the HFIAW has partnered with Helmets to Hardhats and the Toys for Tots drive, and as they have each year, our Locals surpassed all previous year’s charitable efforts. This year an organizational record was set when they donated a combined total of $13,556.91 of gifts.
Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events
Ten Insulator Training Coordinators attended the second annual North American Building Trades Union’s Apprenticeship Conference to participate in sessions that pertain to many of the training, retention and recruitment challenges that regularly face Local Unions.
For the second year in a row, the Insulators’ contractor association, iSave, worked with a group of HFIAW Local Unions to create networking opportunities centered around major college football games.
In October, 46 women Insulators were on hand to represent the HFIAW during the North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) seventh annual Women Build Nations Conference in Chicago.
In late October, 30 Brothers and Sisters holding newly elected offices attended the 2017 New Officers Training program. The multi-day training event was held at the Maritime Institute in Maryland.
With the holidays just around the corner, like the many organizations and volunteers whose mission it is to reach out to those less fortunate, our International Union will again be participating in the annual North American Building Trades Unions and Helmets to Hardhats campaign to support the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation donation drive.
Gustavo “Gus” Rodriguez, an Apprentice from HFIAW Local 27 Kansas City, was named the winner of the Master Apprentice Competition based on his performance in Toronto, Canada at the end of June.
The HFIAW is a proud charter union of the Union Sportsman's Alliance (USA).
We know many of our members enjoy the great outdoors, the below photo album catalogs all of the images that have been sent to the IAHFIAW to share their love of the outdoors and have a chance to e published in the quarterly edition of The Insulators Journal.
General President James McCourt gave the Convention’s opening day keynote speech, providing his State of the Union address to delegates. It began with a review of the Insulators Union’s history, highlighting key milestones from over the decades.
An Important Message from General President James P. McCourt and General Secretary-Treasurer Gregory T. Revard: