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Now more than ever, it’s important to stop the spread of flu. The Masonry Welfare Trust offers flu shots at no cost at participating pharmacies.

AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000.00

How much is awarded?

  • Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to deserving Apprentices enrolled in the Local #1 Oregon Apprenticeship Program.  The Apprentice Scholarships will be paid out in $500 increments.  The winning Apprentices will each receive $500 shortly after the winners are chosen and then the winners will each receive the second $500 installment in January 2022, provided they are still enrolled in the Apprenticeship Program.    

 Who is eligible?

To:          BAC Local 1 OR/WA/ID/MT members

From:    Matt Eleazer

Date:     March 24, 2020

RE:          Oregon & Washington “Shelter-In-Place” Orders

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

You may have heard that yesterday, Oregon Governor Brown and Washington Governor Inslee both issued "Stay at Home" orders requiring "non-essential" businesses to close. You may also have heard that construction was exempted from Governor Brown’s order as an "essential" industry, and that some, but not all, construction work was exempted from Governor Inslee’s order.

BAC Local 1 OR/WA/ID/MT Journeyworkers now have access to OSHA training online. 

Click below to fill out the enrollment form to start the process. 

TO: BAC Local 1 OR/WA/ID/MT members

From: Matt Eleazer

Date: March 16, 2020

RE: COVID-19 Virus

At this early stage of the pandemic in North America every segment of our economy is faced with balancing how to conduct business while also preserving the health and safety of our workers.

BAC U.S. Members:

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.

AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000.00

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1.  Graduating High School Senior or Currently Attending a College or University
  2.  Son or Daughter of an Oregon State Building Trades Member in Good Standing.
  3.  Minimum 500 word essay why this scholarship is important to you.

MAIL APPLICATION MATERIALS TO:

WASHINGTON STATE BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION TRADES COUNCIL
906 Columbia St SW #107
Olympia, WA 98501
360-357-6778 phone
360-357-6783 fax

AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000.00

AWARDED TO: 

Two (2) applicants will each be awarded a $1,000 scholarship

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1.  Graduating High School Senior or Currently Attending a College or University
  2.  Son or Daughter of an Oregon State Building Trades Member in Good Standing.
  3.  Short 200-300 word essay on your reasons for wishing to attend college and receive a higher education.  Include future career goals.

MAIL APPLICATION MATERIALS TO: