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International Operating Engineer - Summer 2018

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The quarterly magazine of the International Union of Operating Engineers

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Local Spotlight Local 158 Hits the Road in Tour de Cure Maryland Governor Recognizes Training School IN JUNE, Local 158 was proud to participate in the 2018 Tour de Cure, Capital Region, a 100 mile bike ride held to raise funds for the American Diabetes Association. It was the fourth year of participation for Local 158 and they raised over ,700.00 this year alone. Riding for Team 158 this year were Business Manager and International Vice President Dan McGraw, Business Representative Jeff Kellogg, Jeff’s daughter in-law Joanne Burns and Business Representative Mark Mincher. Tour de Cure is the American Diabetes Association’s signature fundraising event. With strong support from the business community including sponsorship and corporate teams, the events raise funds for research, advocacy, programs and education. More than 1,200 participants, 300 volunteers, sponsors and spectators came together to raise 0,000 to fund critical research, advocacy efforts, programs and education to support all children and adults living with diabetes. Local 15 Dedicates Welding Shop to Deserving Members LOCAL 15 welding instructor Frank Papik recently retired after 39 years of service to the union. Frank was one of the original pioneers of the Local’s Apprenticeship School and one of the first instructors to be certified through the IUOE National HAZMAT Program. In appreciation of his service, the Local 15 Welding Shop has been named in his honor along with fellow Local 15 honoree Edward Feddock. MARYLAND GOVERNOR Larry Hogan and Secretary of Labor Kelly Schulz paid a recent visit to IUOE Local 37’s Training School in Baltimore. Business Manager Bob Holsey took them on a tour of the facility and the Local training staff demonstrated some of the techniques the school utilizes in its course offerings. The Local is celebrating 50 years of operations at the Training School this year. The Governor also presented a special “Governor’s Citation” to recently retired Local 37 Business Manager and International Trustee Joe Shanahan in recognition of his years of service. [above, L to R] Retired Local 37 Business Manager and International Trustee Joe Shanahan, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, and Local 37 Business Manager Bob Holsey. [below] Local 37 Instructor Mike Funk demonstrates egg skills challenge on an excavator. [left] Governor Hogan tries his hand at the Excavator Simulator with help from Local 37 Instructor Garry Khal. [photos] Local 37 [above, L to R] Local 158 Business Representative Jeff Kellogg, Local 158 Business Manager and International Vice President Dan McGraw, and Joanne Burns. [photo] Local 158 [right] Local 15 Business Manager Tom Callahan and Welding Instructor Frank Papik, along with other Local 15 members and staff, stand in front of the Frank Papik/ Ed Feddock Welding Shop. [photo] Local 15 18 INTERNATIONAL OPERATING ENGINEER SUMMER 2018 19

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