Local 445Local Activities

2018 Pin Recipients

20 Years of Service Pin Recipients

Seated: Robert Graves, Randall Holdren, Andrew Kmetz, Ronald Lowe, Richard Matthews

Standing: Dan Clarkson, LU 445 Vice-President, Dan Motichka, George Oswald, Steve Portonova, Robert Prushinski, Patrick Vanwert and Gary Ford, LU 445 President.

25 Years of Service Pin Recipients

Seated: Ross Cianflone, Rich Foley, Alan Kortawy, Stephen Papp and Joe Spott.

Standing: Dan Clarkson, LU 445 Vice-President, and Gary Ford, LU 445 President.

30 Years of Service Pin Recipients

Seated: Joseph Burnett, Michael Dzuranin, Ernie McCoy and John Rogan

Standing: Dan Clarkson, LU 445 Vice-President, 30 Year Pin Recipients: Gary Ford and Drew Simpson.

35 & 40 Years of Service Pin Recipients

Seated: 40 Year Pin Recipient Edward Onofrey and 35 Year Pin Recipients: Todd Bobrovcan and Robert Lange.

Standing: Dan Clarkson, LU 445 Vice-President and Gary Ford, LU 445 President.

45 Years of Service Pin Recipients

Seated: John Bath, David Harvey, Tom Maxwell and John Welebob

Standing: Dan Clarkson, LU 445 Vice-President and Gary Ford, LU 445 President

50 Years of Service Pin Recipients

Seated: Steve Buynak, Robert Dougherty, James Gibbs, Gene Macarelli and Richard Matthews.

Standing: Dan Clarkson, LU 445 Vice President and Gary Ford, LU 445 President.

60 & 65 Years of Service Pin Recipients

Seated: 65 Year Pin Recipient Henry Hokien and 60 Year Pin Recipient John Fritch

Standing: Dan Clarkson, LU 445 Vice President, and Gary Ford, LU 445 President

2014 Apprentice Awareness Day at the State Capital

Other Activities

Brother Jack Evanik was honored by the Boy Scouts of America and the AFL-CIO with the George Meany Award. The George Meany Award is the highest award bestowed to a union member involved with the Boy Scouts of America.

L to R: Northeast Coordinator Drew Simpson, Brother Jack Evanik and Bill Cockrill representing the AFL-CIO

Local 645 members volunteered their time and talent to build an access ramp for Joe and Marlene Kulesa. Joe is in a wheel chair due to Kidney Dialysis and could not live at home. State Senator Robert Mellow asked the Local to get involved and the project was completed in a day and a half.

L to R: Paul Chorba, Local President Joe Yusinski, Albin Feigenwinter, Rob Price, Northeast Coordinator Drew Simpson, Rick Burnett

Standing left to right Journeyman Eddy Madden, Council Representative Joe Agosta and Journeyman Steve Motyka. In conjunction with the Lebanon Joint Apprenticeship Training Center and Shamokin High School action group for the Shamokin Creek Restoration Alliance.

Lackawanna County Habitat for Humanity house foundation project:

L to R: Journeymen Butch Feigenwinter, Dan Zeller, Northeast manager Drew Simpson, Journeyman Ross Cianflone. Not pictured Keith Kobesky, Frank Antoniacci.

2016 St. Patrick’s Day Parade