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  • Jan. 20 – Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) St. Louis Chapter’s 42nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Award Banquet at Sheet Metal Workers Local 36 Hall, 2319 Chouteau Ave., St. Louis, Mo. Honorees include Natashia Pickens, president of CWA Local 6355, Ronnie Griffin, president and business representative for Laborers Local 110 and Stanley Jackson, organizer and leaders for the “Fight for $15 and a Union.” St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner will be the keynote speaker. Banquet donations are $45 per person or $450 for a table of 10. Make checks payable to CBTU, P.O. Box 5034, St. Louis, Mo. For ticket information, contact President Emeritus Lew Moye at 314-495-5635. Program book ads are $150 for a full page or $80 for a half page. For advertising information contact President Jay Ozier at 314-435-1752 or email jayozier@sbcglobal.net.

  • Jan. 25 – Greater Madison County Federation of Labor’s 15th Annual Texas Hold’em Tournament to benefit the Federation’s Scholarship Fund at Machinist Union Hall, 161 N. Shamrock St., East Alton, IL 62024. First Place prize is $1,000 (based on a minimum of 60 participants). Other prizes to be determined the night of the tournament. Entry fee is a $35 donation per player. Registrations received or post-marked before Jan. 18 will receive an extra $500 chip. Sponsorships are $50, $100 or $300. Remit check for sponsorship or advance tickets to Greater Madison County Federation of Labor, 161 N. Shamrock St., East Alton, IL 62024.

  • Jan. 25 – 30th Annual Block Kids Building Competition, sponsored by the St. Louis chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), begins with registration at 8 a.m. at Woodard Cleaning & Restoration, 9308 Manchester Road in Rock Hill, Mo. The competition, which includes lunch, is for children in grades three through six. To register your child for the event, send an email to nawicstl@outlook.com.

FEBRUARY

  • Feb. 7 – Machinists District 9 – 11th Annual Mouse Races at District 9 Hall to benefit the Machinists Non-Partisan Political League (MNPL). Doors open at 6:30 p.m. First race at 7:30 p.m. Entry fee of $20 per person includes admission, draught beer, soda, table snacks and betting dollars. Additional table snacks are welcome. Wine, bottled beer and mixed drinks available for purchase. No coolers or alcohol may be brought in. Race sponsorships are $100. Make checks for advance tickets or sponsorships payable to MNPL and mail to District No. 9, 12365 St. Charles Rock Road, Bridgeton, MO 63044.

  • Feb. 8 – Oakville Democratic Organization’s 15th Annual Trivia Night at IBEW Local 1 Union Hall, 5850 Elizabeth Ave., St. Louis, Mo. Doors open at 6 p.m. Trivia starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person or $200 for a table of eight. Prepay table by Jan. 20, 2020 for a reduced price of $175 per table. Cash prizes will be awarded for First Place ($300), Second Place ($200) and Third Place ($100). For advance registrations, contact Arlene at 314-623-0412, email kulade5@yahoo.com or Terri at 314-487-0202.

  • Feb. 8 – CLUW Monthly Meeting – The St. Louis Chapter of the Coalition of Labor Union Women will hold its monthly chapter meeting from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at UAW 282, 3460 Hollenberg Drive, in Bridgeton. All CLUW members are invited to attend. For more information, call Kim Cook Bell at 636-544-5411.

  • Feb. 12 – Labor Law Breakfast – The University of Missouri Extension’s Labor Law Breakfast will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the IBEW Local 1439 Hall, 2121 59th St., in St. Louis. The monthly breakfast meeting, which costs $20 per person, provides union officers, staff and other professionals the opportunity to learn about the latest developments and trends in labor and employment law. For more information or to register for the event, contact Doug Swanson at 314-400-7635 or at swansondj@missouri.edu.

  • Feb. 12 – Missouri Women in Trades (MoWIT) Tradeswomen Meetup – Join other tradeswomen for coffee and conversation from 4 - 7 p.m. at the MoWIT office, 2929 S. Jefferson Ave., in St. Louis. Children are welcome. For more information, call 636-926-6948 or email info@mowit.org.

  • Feb. 15 – Tri-County Labor Club’s St. Patrick’s Day Mouse Races at Christy Banquet Center, 9000 Veterans Memorial Parkway in O’Fallon. Doors open at 6 p.m. Racing begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple. Beer, wine soda and appetizer provided. Cash bar for anything else.

MARCH

  • March 6 – Tri-County Labor Club’s Annual St. Pat’s Mouse Races at the Christy Banquet Center, 9000 Veterans Memorial Parkway, O’Fallon, Mo. Doors open at 6 p.m. Racing starts at 7 p.m. tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple. Beer, wine, soda and appetizer provided. Cash bar for anything else.

  • March 7 – Machinists District 9 Open Invitational Bowling Tournament at Airport Plaza Bowl, 4 Erwin Plegge Blvd. Bethalto, Ill. 62010. Check-in time is 12:30 p.m. The tournament will begin promptly at 1 p.m. Entry is $150 for a five-person team and includes beer, soda, food and prizes. Tournament sponsorships are $250. Lane sponsorship are $100. All guests attending are $15 each. Registration deadline is Feb. 28. Make checks payable to District No. 9 PAC and mail with registration to Roy Collins, Machinists District No. 9, 12365 St. Charles Rock Road, Bridgeton, MO 63044. For more information, call 314-739-6200.

  • March 7 – IBEW Local 1 Social Club Trivia Night, which is open to the public, will be held at the Local 1 union hall at 5850 Elizabeth Ave. in St. Louis. Doors open at 6 p.m., and trivia begins at 7 p.m. The event will include drinks and light snacks, a 50-50 raffle and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the Local 1 Relief Committee. Tables of eight are $240. No individual tickets will be sold. To RSVP, call or text Bill Clements at 314-662-3282 or email him at williamclements87@yahoo.com.

  • March 11 – Labor Law Breakfastwill be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the IBEW Local 1439 Hall, 2121 59th St., in St. Louis. The monthly breakfast meeting, which costs $20 per person, provides union officers, staff and other professionals the opportunity to learn about the latest developments and trends in labor and employment law. For more information or to register for the event, contact Doug Swanson at 314-400-7635 or at swansondj@missouri.edu.

  • March 11 – Missouri Women in Trades (MoWIT) Tradeswomen MeetupJoin other tradeswomen for coffee and conversation from 4 - 7 p.m. at the MoWIT office, 2929 S. Jefferson Ave., in St. Louis. Children are welcome. For more information, call 636-926-6948 or email info@mowit.org.

  • March 14 – CLUW Monthly Meeting – The St. Louis Chapter of the Coalition of Labor Union Women will hold its monthly chapter meeting from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at UAW 282, 3460 Hollenberg Drive, in Bridgeton. All CLUW members are invited to attend. For more information, call Kim Cook Bell at 636-544-5411.

  • March 21-22 – Painters and Allied Trades’ Third Annual Children’s Hope Casting for Kids Fishing Tournament at Alhona Resort and Marina, 677 Outer Dr., Lake Ozark, Mo. Entry is $120 per two-person boat, five fish daily limit. Payout is one for every five teams. Payout for biggest bass. Registration is open through March 20, 2020. Register before Jan. 1, 2020 for your team to be entered in the Early Bird Raffle. For more information, call Rich Lucks at 314-974-0617, email rlucks@dc58.org, or Steve Wayland at 618-795-9547, email swayland@dc58.org, or visit www.CastingForKids.dc58.org.

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