President Arnold (right) swearing in new Chief Stewards, Dave Smidt (l) and Mike Arens (r)
Richard (Jake) Jacobson retired on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Pictured at left is Jake receiving his union retirement check from Darren Donovan. Thank you, Jake, for your many wonderful years of service to Local 7470.
Our very own Darren Donovan played taps at the United Support and Memorial for Workplace Fatalities (USMWF) on the steps of the Capitol on Sunday, April 28.
On Wednesday, February 6, 2019, six members retired. We wish each of them a long and happy retirement. Pictured left to right: Jim Steinauer, Steve Lohmeier, Jeanne Hibbert, and Chris Rappl. Not pictured: Lee Lynch and Ivan Troxel.
CWA Local 7470 members donated $480 this past holiday season. The Local then matched the donation, bringing the total to $960, which was split between People's City Mission, Matt Talbot Kitchen, and The Food Bank.
Steve Maas (L), CWA Local 7470 Secretary/Treasurer and Mike (Zif) Arnold (R), CWA Local 7470 President, present a check to the People's City Mission.
Steve Maas (L), CWA Local 7470 Secretary/Treasurer and Mike (Zif) Arnold (R), CWA Local 7470 President, present a check to Matt Talbot Kitchen.
Steve Maas (L), CWA Local 7470 Secretary/Treasurer and Mike (Zif) Arnold (R), CWA Local 7470 President, present a donation check to Scott Young of the Food Bank.
Pictured at left is T.J. Skalka, Hastings Chief Steward, delivering a check to the Hastings Food Pantry. Hastings union members collected donations, which were then matched by Local 7470, to total $150 for the Pantry.
Congratulations (and thank you for your service to our Union) to the following members that were all re-elected to another three-year term to the Executive Board of our Local 7470:
Darren Donovan, Eastern District
Ryan Donovan, Western District
Robb Fisher, Lincoln (Frame, Switch, Digs, Transport, RSC, USA, BMM, MDS)
Leonard Zeman, Lincoln (Systems, CST, Cable, and Construction)
Mary Versaw, pictured at left with Union Vice President Mark Butler, retired on December 7, 2018. We wish her well in her retirement.