Year: 2021

Union Carpenters Attend Groundbreaking for $150 million Casino Project

Union Carpenters Attend Groundbreaking for $150 million Casino Project

Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council representatives attended the groundbreaking for the new $150 million Walker’s Bluff Casino in Carterville, Ill. The casino will be union built using several signatory contractors including Samron Construction, Hoelscher Interiors, Fager-McGee Construction and A+K Specialties.

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St. Louis Carpenters Working on Forsythe Pointe Office Building

Forsythe Pointe office building in Clayton, Mo.

Just outside of downtown St. Louis, union carpenters are working on the new $250 million Forsythe Pointe office building in Clayton, Mo. McCarthy Building Cos. is leading the way on the construction and development. The building will feature 1-million square feet of office and retail space, as well as, a 1,200-car parking lot. Our members […]

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Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council Kicks Off Inaugural Delegate Meeting in Springfield

Mid-America Carpenters Regional Inaugural Delegate Meeting in Springfield

Dear Brothers and Sisters: This past Saturday we had the opportunity to bring together Delegates, Business Representatives and staff of the newly formed Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council for a daylong gathering in Springfield, Illinois. It was the first chance since our merger in September to meet in person and get to better know the members […]

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Buy New Union Merch at New MACRC Online Store

Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council merchandise

Just a reminder to show your union pride by purchasing the newest apparel with new Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council logo at our online store! Union printer Stars & Stripes added the new apparel with the new MACRC logo for members who want to purchase t-shirts, hoodies, polos, jackets and other apparel and accessories with the […]

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Study Finds 1 in 3 Illinois Construction Workers on Government Assistance

construction worker

According to the study, about 34% of construction worker families in Illinois are enrolled in at least one federal safety net program. The programs included in the study were Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program, Temporary Aid for Needy Families, Earned Income Tax Credit and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

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Mid-America Regional Council Breaks Ground at Pekin Training Center Annex

Ground breaking ceremony

No better way to wrap up National Apprenticeship Week last week than our groundbreaking event for a new 15,000 square foot annex at the Mid-America Carpenters Pekin Training Center. We have the best training program in the country, as our signatory contractors will attest. This new annex will make sure our apprentices and journeymen stay up to date […]

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