Month: February 2017

April 2017 Chapter Meetings

NOTE: TILE MEMBERS Effective December 1, 2016 NEW ADMINISTRATORS OFFICE and LOCATION: BeneSys Administrators 7180 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 200 Pleasanton, CA  94566 ph: 925-208-9995 LOCATION ADDRESS DATE AND TIME MONTEREY 3120 Del Monte Blvd. Marina (Roundtable Pizza) Tues., 4/04/17, 6 PM SAN JOSE 2102 Almaden Road Wed., 4/05/17, 6 PM SACRAMENTO 1550 Harbor Blvd., West Sacramento Thurs., 4/06/17, 7 PM FRESNO 324 E. Shaw (Ramada Inn) Fri., 4/07/17, 6 PM SAN FRANCISCO Gellert Blvd., Daly City (Celias Mexican Restaurant) Tues., 4/11/17, 5 PM OAKLAND 10806 Bigge Street, San Leandro379 Thurs., 4/13/17, 5 PM MANTECA  1120 N. Main St., Manteca (Mountain Mike’s Pizza) Thurs., 4/20/17, 6 PM...

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BAC 3 loss of Antonino “Nino” Gennaro grieved January 4, 1935 – December 25, 2016 By Randy Smith, BAC 3-CA Field Representative While many of us were celebrating the Christmas holiday and the start of a new year, the Gennaro family was mourning the loss of Antonino “Nino” Gennaro.  Nino was a beloved family patriarch, strong 59-year union member, avid fisherman and joke teller.  He is survived by his wife of 56 years Anna Maria, four children, five grandchildren, five siblings and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents. In honor and as a tribute to his contributions to BAC and the masonry industry we’d like to revisit his rich masonry story and recognize his brother Giuseppe “Pepe” Gennaro, a current BAC member. Gennaro Brothers             Recognizing over 100 Years of BAC membership A rich Italian heritage, four generations of masons and father who was a sculptor and artist was the perfect background for these two BAC 3 brothers.  Together they have over 100 years of membership in BAC 3- California. “Creating masonry is like art to me,” says Pepe Gennaro.  “It is something that I have always, and will always, enjoy.” Antonino ‘Nino’ Gennaro was born January 4, 1935 and his brother Giuseppe ‘Pepe” Gennaro was born March 12, 1937 in Augusta, Sicily.  The six Gennaro children were raised in an Italian...

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