PIN DINNER 

    On Saturday, March 21, 2015, a Testimonial Banquet was held at the Teamsters Local Union #249 hall. The dinner honored those people who have been members of the Local for 20-50 years, and over. The entire banquet was paid for by advertisements solicited from contractors, vendors, investment firms, and others. Distinguished guest speakers included:

DENNIS L. MARTIRE - Liuna International Vice President and Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager

RICH STANIZZO - Business Manager, Pittsburgh Regional Building Trades Council.

PHILIP AMERIS - President-Business Manager, Laborers' District Council of Western Pennsylvania.

Below is a listing of honorees who have been members for 50 years and over:

50 YEAR PINS

FERNANDO ABBONDANZA ARTHUR GHOLSTON JOHN MCFALLS HARRY SEVERNS
ANDREW BIANCHINI WILLIAM GLENN ROBERT MERZ JOHN SHORTS
WILLIE BISHOP DOMENIC GRECO JAMES MOORE GEORGE SMITH
COSIMO BUCCI THOMAS GRIFFIN JOSEPH PATRICK TILMON SMITH
PAUL BYRD JAMES GRISANTE WILLIAM PERMAN EUGENE SNYDER
JACK CAMERSON IRVIN HALL ANTHONY POCKEY JAMES SPOON
EDWARD CAMPBELL ARTHUR HARRIS JOHN RICHARDSON JOE SPRENCE
STANLEY DEREN LONNIE JOHNSON GIUSEPPE RIGA ROBERT SUBLINSKY
JOHN DREMSEK ANDREW KUBATKA JOSEPH ROCCO CLARENCE TRIVERS
FRANCIS DUGO ROBERT LONGSTRETH KARL RUPNIK EDWARD VODZAK
JAMES DUNN MICHAEL MAFFIO EDWARD SCHMIDT WILLIAM WEIGHTMAN
TONY EMANUEL RUSSELL MARUCA MARTIN SCHNEIDER GLENN WHITFIELD
PAUL FIELDS EDWARD MASSARE NELSON SCOTT JOSEPH YOKIMCUS

55 YEAR PINS

FRANCESCO ANDREOLI CHARLES DOWNING MICHAEL MANNION
EMERSON BAYER ROBERT FAURE FRANCIS MULROY
FLOYD BELTRAME OTTO GIONNI WILLIAM NEAL
EUGENE BENEDIK THADDEUS GOZELANCZYK ALAN NOLAND
RAYMOND BENNETT WALTER HOLMES JOHN PERFETTA
NICHOLAS BOYKA JAMES HOUSER CHARLES SHAFFER
MARIO DE VITO MICHAEL KUBATKA  

60 YEAR PINS

EDMUND ADAMEK WILLIAM CONLEY FRANK MALESENKA
JOSEPH BOWMAN LOUIS FREEMAN RAYMOND SHAFFER

65 YEAR PINS

WILLIAM DOWD

70 YEAR PINS

STEVE PASKO

Pin Dinner