PRIDE Construction Awards honor leaders of labor and management


Pride_LogoPRIDE Labor-Management, St. Louis’s joint construction labor-management organization, will hold its sixth annual Construction Awards luncheon at 11:30 a.m. July 25 at Sheet Metal Workers Local 36 Headquarters, 2319 Chouteau Ave. in St. Louis.

This year’s award recipients include:

George C. Roman, vice president of state and local government operations of The Boeing Co., who will receive the 2013 Industry Impact Award;

Steve Sobo, director of design and construction at Washington University School of Medicine, who will receive the Joe Rinke Owner Award;

Butch Welsch, president of Welsch Heating and Cooling Co., who will receive the Al Fleischer Management Award; and

Hugh McVey, president of the Missouri AFL-CIO, who will receive the Dick Mantia Labor Award.

Tickets are $75 each or $600 for a table of eight and are available by calling Gina Knoll at the St. Louis Building and Construction Trades Council at 314-647-0628.

PRIDE is also encouraging attending organizations to purchase ad space in the commemorative program that all attendees will receive.  For information on purchasing an ad, call Teresa Schroeder at 314-721-2828.


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