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NEW Building Tradesman June 4, 2021

Friday, June 04, 2021

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Congratulations 2021 Dennis O'Dowd Scholarship Winners!

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Ironworkers Local 25 would like to recognize the 2021 Dennis O’Dowd Scholarship winners. Congratulations to all those that applied. Ironworkers Local 25 supports you in your Educational endeavors and wishes you the best.

  • Emma McIlhargie from Birch Run High School, Daughter of Jason McIlhargie, Book #1255632
  • London Harvey from Garber High School, Daughter of Bruce Harvey, Book #1311493
  • Haylee Washburn from Salem High School, Daughter of Doug Washburn, Book #1110573
  • Noah Luck from Hartland High School, Son of Roger luck, Book #1207459
  • August Hutchinson from Saline High School, Son of Brian Hutchinson, Book #1230130
  • Hailey Grunas from St. Charles High School, Daughter of Jon Grunas, Book #1289226
  • Blake Hillier from Harrison Community High School, Son of Josh Hillier, Book #1253639
  • Justin Converse from Charlotte High School, Son of Judd Converse, Book #1140625
  • Simone Grice from West Bloomfield High School, Step-Daughter of Kyle Oliver, Book #1224953
  • Kaylee Epling From Riverview Community High School, Daughter of Steve Epling, Book #1235302
  • Griffin DeShetler from Carlson High School, Son of Chuck DeShetler, Book #1290947
  • Shiloh Maliskey from Saginaw Arts and Sciences Academy, Daughter of Paul Maliskey, Book #1255632


In Memory of Frederick Tanari

Monday, March 29, 2021

Frederick Tanari passed away March 25, 2021 at the age of 81.

Beloved husband of Arlene "Toppy" for 53 years. Loving father of Mark & Samuel (Stephanie). Proud grandfather of Nicholas, Joshua and Sophia. Dear brother of Denise Spencer and Michael Tanari. Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Fred will leave behind many close friends. Fred worked for Display and Exhibit for many years before opening his own business Convention and Show services. Visitation Tuesday, March 30th 2-8 PM at Vermeulen-Sajewski Funeral Home, 46401 Ann Arbor Rd. W., (btwn Sheldon & Beck) Plymouth. In state Wednesday, March 31st 10 AM until the 10:30 AM Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 47650 N. Territorial Rd., Plymouth. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Shriners Hospitals for Children. To share a memory, please visit

Expanded Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccine, Ford Field Mass Vaccination Site Registration Link

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Last week, the State of Michigan announced expanded vaccine eligibility for Michiganders ages 16 and older with disabilities or medical conditions that put them at high risk of negative COVID-19 outcome beginning Monday, March 22. The state also announced that beginning Monday, April 5, all Michiganders age 16 and up who were not previously eligible will be eligible to receive a vaccine.

Additionally, the White House Coronavirus Task Force announced that Detroit's Ford Field will be converted to a regional mass vaccination site. The site will open on March 24 to administer 6,000 doses a day for two months. Sign-up is now available through these three options:

Text EndCOVID to 75049

Call the MDHHS COVID-19 Hotline at 888-535-6136 (press 1)
Residents who don’t have access to the internet or need assistance navigating through the registration process can use the MDHHS COVID-19 Hotline to register. Call Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is expected that the call center will have long wait times, so calling is recommended only for people who cannot register online or by text.


Funeral Info: CYNTHIA NASH #1121481

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Cynthia Nash (#1121481) passed March 10, 2021 at the age of 66. She was a 35-year member. Beloved wife of Carol Nash #824768.

Dear sister of Sherry (Don), Dianna (Archie), Karen and Vance. Cynthia was preceded in death by her parents, Bennie and Dolores. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and many loving friends. Cynthia will be deeply missed by family and friends. Visitation Sunday, March 21, 2021 from 4-7 pm with the service to be held at 7 pm at the Allen Park Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 5900 Allen Rd. (313) 928-2300. A live stream of the funeral service will be provided for the public. Please go to Cynthia’s tribute wall on her obituary page and a link will be available. Please share memories and/or leave condolences on Cynthia’s guestbook at

Obituary Link

Please note: Due to current Covid-19 safety precautions, there are restrictions on chapel capacity. Friends and family may need to come in and out to pay respects on a rotating basis. We ask that all visitors wear a mask or face covering when entering the funeral home, for your safety and the safety of the family.

Carol Nash requests if anyone has pictures to share please email them to the Funeral Home to post on their power point presentation, otherwise if anyone has only printed photos bring them to the Funeral home to be placed on the photo boards. IF QUESTIONS CONTACT THE FUNERAL HOME AT 313-928-2300

Visitation & Services:

Sunday March 21, 2021

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM for Friends

7:00 PM starts the Minister Service

Voran Funeral Home - Allen Park Chapel
5900 Allen Rd.
Allen Park, MI 48101

Services will also be livestreamed on Sunday (per Carol Nash).

Carol Nash wanted people to know that the Funeral Home is East of Southfield, and next to Dunleavy’s.

Picket Line | Monday, March 15th

Thursday, March 11, 2021

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2021 Dennis O'Dowd Scholarship Now Available

Tuesday, February 09, 2021

The 2021 Dennis O’Dowd SCHOLARSHIP Rules & Application form is now available. Call the Novi hall (248) 344-9494 to get one mailed to you. These are for sons/daughters of full dues-paying active/working members of Iron Workers Local 25 who are in their senior year of High School. The member must have a minimum of five years of continuous membership to be eligible. All requests for complete rules and the application must be received by March 31, 2021 and turned in by April 30, 2021.


Happy Labor Day from Iron Workers Local 25!

Monday, September 07, 2020

**IMMEDIATE NEED**** LOCAL 25 needs Structural hands, Certified Stick Welders and Conveyor Hands. Work hours are between 40 hours, 6-10s and 7-10s.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

IMMEDIATE NEED: LOCAL 25 needs Structural hands, Certified Stick Welders and Conveyor Hands

Work hours are between 40 hours, 6-10s and 7-10s

No Per Diem, however discounted, reasonably priced rooms available through Extended Stay American.

Please call our Dispatch line 248-305-9282 (7am to 3pm EST Monday thru Friday) Or call our 24/7 voice mail 248-912-9816 leave your name; book number and phone number.

Also need 120 IW’s for Shutdown August 15th at Ford Plant in Wayne, Michigan. We are starting our list now.

Iron Workers Needed at Chrysler Mack ASAP

Friday, July 17, 2020

We are in need of three Iron Workers (3 guys on days, 3 guys on nights) working 7-10s out at Chrysler Mack. If you are interested, please call Doug Washburn at (248) 508 - 5193.