2011 Pioneer Valley AFL-CIO Labor Day Breakfast

On Friday, September 9, 2011, labor leaders, union members, and area politicians broke bread together to honor working men and women.
President Rick Brown gets interviewed by local press.
Thanks to volunteers Patti Rogers and Dave Lamontagne for helping to check in Friday's attendees.
Tony Taylor and Antonette Pepe.
Annette Roy, NALC Local 46, arriving!
Bob Walz chats it up with Chicopee Mayor Mike Bissonnette.
President Rick Brown with mayoral candidates Rosemarie Sandlin and Antonette Pepe.
Grace Ross, Jonathan Tetherly, John Bennett
Mass Senior Action representatives
Carpenters Local 108
Springfield Education Association representatives
IBEW-member-turned-state-rep Paul Mark with Tim Craw, Carpenters
IBEW Local 2324 and IAM Lodge 743
IBEW Local 7 table with Senator Jim Welch
Rev. Jonathan Tetherly leading the invocation.
Chicopee Mayor Mike Bissonnette
Northampton Mayor Mary Clare Higgins
Pioneer Valley AFL-CIO President, Rick Brown
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno
Pioneer Valley AFL-CIO President, Rick Brown
The breakfast enjoyed an excellent turnout.
Massachusetts Building Trades Council President, Frank Callahan
The 2011 Unsung Hero Award Winner, Marty Feid, IBEW Local 2324
George Noel, Mass. Department of Labor
Phil Duck Award recipients UFCW Local 1459
Phil Duck Award recipients IAM Local 743
Likely incoming Massachusetts AFL-CIO President, Steve Tolman
Likely incoming Massachusetts AFL-CIO President, Steve Tolman
Massachusetts State Auditor, Suzanne Bump
Robert Haynes, outgoing Massachusetts AFL-CIO president.
Robert Haynes, outgoing Massachusetts AFL-CIO president.
State Rep. Peter Kocot with Mass. State Building Trades President, Frank Callahan
UAW Local 2322
Mass. Building Trades President getting some face time with the press.
State Auditor Suzanne Bump with Dan Clifford, UFCW Local 1459 President
George Noel, Rick Brown, Steve Tolman, Robert Haynes
Tim Craw, Art Butler
NALC Local 46: Patti Rogers, Annette Roy, Dave Lamontagne, Mike Harazmus
APWU Local 497: Mary Maloney, Bob Walz, (unknown), Nick Zeo
Sheet Metal Workers Local 63: Russ Pepe, Mike LeFleur, Bob White
Ross Kiely, Mike Haugton, Antonette Pepe, Rich Gardner