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The 2020 Bricklayer500 Regional Competition was held at Midwest Brick & Block on Saturday, October 10, 2020.

The last two weeks kicked off our Fall Semester at the ADC Apprenticeship Training Center with Bricklayers Local 1 Apprentice Coordinator Dale Jennewein at the helm. 

The ADC recently launched Online Dues Payments through the Member Portal.

Brother Steve Bailey, most recently the Regional Director for the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers’ North Central Region, has also recently retired.

Photo by Mary Ann O'Toole Holley of the St. Louis Labor Tribune, used with permission

Brother John Finder began his bricklaying career as an Apprentice with Joseph Finder Bricklaying. After initiating as a Journeyman Bricklayer, he worked most of his career for Fred L. Davis Bricklaying and John Smith Masonry Company. While working for Fred L. Davis Bricklaying, Brother Brian Jennewein, now the Director of the ADC of Eastern Missouri, served as an Apprentice under Brother Finder.

Brother Gary Juenger began his career as a Bricklayer when he was indentured to Fred L. Davis Bricklaying in May 1979. After serving his Apprenticeship and initiating as a Journeyman Bricklayer in October 1982, he spend most of his career working for Fred L. Davis Bricklaying, John J. Smith Masonry Company and Grant Bricklaying Company.  

Mark Savage and Johnny Walker, Jr. were appointed as Field Representatives and Officers of Bricklayers Local 1 of Missouri on Monday, February 27, 2017, just ahead of the retirement of former ADC of Eastern Missouri Director Don Brown.  Both join us with decades of experience bricklaying with our Signatory Contractors, and Johnny brings almost seven years of Refractory Bricklaying experience into the Hall.

Please welcome them aboard if you see them on your jobsite or at the next Union meeting.