Local 445Local Activities

2019 Pin Recipients

20 Years of Service Pin Recipients

​Seated:  20 Year Pin Recipients Edward Brown, Susan Breese,  and Daniel Cramer. 

Standing:  Gary Ford, LU 445 President, 20 Year Pin Recipients Edward Mislinski, Jonathan Evans and Rodney Driscoll and Vice-President Dan Clarkson.

25 Years of Service Pin Recipients

​Seated:  25 Year Pin Recipient Chris McLafferty      

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

30 Years of Service Pin Recipients

Seated:  30 Year Pin Recipients William Rinaldi, Jr., Dennis Yeselski and Jeffrey Vanduzer.

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

40 Years of Service Pin Recipients

Seated:  40 Year Pin Recipient Joseph Dirisio.   

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

45 Years of Service Pin Recipients

Seated:  45 Year Pin Recipients Ronald Womelsdorf, Henry Zelinski and Joseph Homza.

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

50 Years of Service Pin Recipients

Seated:  50 Year Pin Recipients Joseph Demkosky, Henry Gallucci and John Evanik.

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

65 Years of Service Pin Recipients

LU 445 President Gary Ford, 65 Year Pin Recipient Donald Schmidt and LU 445 Vice President Dan Clarkson

70 Years of Service Pin Recipients

LU 445 President Gary Ford, 70 Year Pin Recipient Richard Harrison and LU 445 Vice President Dan Clarkson

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