Recent Community Events
CLC 2017 Workers Memorial Program
On April 18, 2017, Erie-Crawford Central Labor Council held their 31st annual Workers' Memorial Day Program. Organized every year since 1986 by the AFL-CIO's Erie-Crawford Central Labor Council, the Workers' Memorial Day Service is both a somber recognition of those who have died and a reaffirmation of our collective responsibility to advocate for a safe work environment for everyone. In solidarity, Ron Oliver, AFL-CIO Community Service Labor Liason, United Way of Erie County.
3rd annual Veteran's breakfast 2016
In honor of all Veterans, United Way of Erie County, Erie-Crawford Central Labor Council, and HighMark joined together to host the 3rd Annual Veterans Breakfast on Sunday, November 6, 2016. Thanks to our sponsors, more than 250 veterans stopped by the Polish Falcons Club to be thanked for their service and served a delicious hot breakfast meal. Thanks to all the volunteers, ATU 568, Erie Firefighters Local 293, USW Local 3199, SEIU Local 668, Erie Education Association, AFSCME Local 8503, Sheet Metal Workers Local 12, AFSCME Local 2666, United Way Staff, CLC Board Members, UPMC Hamot, HighMark, Early Connections, RAACA, Gannon University Lambda Sigma, VVA Chapter 435, IBEW Local 56 and AFT 1589. A special thanks to Burton Funeral Homes for providing limo service for veterans and their families in need of transportation to today's 3rd Annual United Way, Erie-Crawford CLC, and HighMark Veterans Breakfast.
Labor/SECA Kickoff Dinner 2016
2016 Labor / SECA Kick-Off Dinner in support of United Way of Erie County 2016-17 campaign. Great turn out, thanks to all the union brothers and sisters who came out in full support. (230 strong) Big thanks to all of the elected officials, community partner, and guests. The speakers were outstanding, Jack Lee, Erie-Crawford Central Labor Council President, Janel Bonsell, United Way of Erie County Board Chairman, Colleen Metzler, United Way of Erie County 2016 Campaign Chair, Bill Jackson United Way of Erie County President, Ken Vybiral, PA Soldiers and Sailors Home...The "John David Dever Award " presented to UAW Local 1186. Live entertainment by " Mountain Thyme Ramblers ".
Check Presentation-Soldiers and Sailors Home/VA
Soldiers and Sailors Home Volunteer Luncheon
7th Annual MLK Dinner
Gem City Lodge #328 & Ozeil Temple #317
Gem City Lodge #328 and Ozeil Temple #317 held their 28th Annual Joint Community Awards Dinner on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The guest speaker for the evening was Bill Jackson, President/CPO for United Way of Erie County. Five Community awards were given out and over 180 people attended.