News Article Month of May 2017

L-R: BAC President Dave Jackson, Secretary-Treasurer Troy Garland, 3rd place tile layer Rodrigo Lara, 2nd place tile layer David Perez, tile instructor John Rodriguez, 1st place tile layer Daniel Agamao, Apprenticeship coordinator Lupe Ortiz. From the desk of Steve Kantoniemi; BAC Local # 3, San Francisco Field Representative/Vice Chair BAC Local 3 JATEC’s will be hosting the Western States Apprenticeship Contest this year at our Mason Development Center on Saturday May 20th, 2017.  Our apprentices who place high enough at our Local Contest will compete against apprentices from Southern California, Washington, Oregon, Nevada and Hawaii. We invite all our members to come out and watch our apprentices compete. You will also get an opportunity to see our Mason Development Center if you have not had the chance. It is a state of the art training facility. Famous Dave’s will provide a great BBQ. On April 8, 2017, we held our Local Apprenticeship Contest for the Tile Trade at the Northern California Tile Industry JATC Apprenticeship School, located at 15091 Wicks Blvd., San Leandro, CA. We had a great turn out for the contest, the weather may have been a bit cold but that did not stop a large gathering of our members, family and friends from coming out to support all the tile apprentice contestants. There was plenty of great food catered by Famous Dave’s BBQ for the contestants,...

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