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Member Spotlight: Travis Harkey

Travis Harkey of Atkins, Arkansas, has been doing mechanical work since he was 14, but he didn’t find out what a millwright was until he was 27.

Member Milestones: Dec. 16-Jan. 15

Congratulations to members who advanced to journeyman status between Dec. 16, 2020, and Jan. 15, 2021.

Member Spotlight: Esther Freeman

Esther Freeman has always had a penchant for the mechanical. She enjoyed working on cars growing up. But her welding career started with art.

Saying Goodbye

The SSMRC mourns the loss of two members who passed away between Dec. 16, 2020, and Jan. 15, 2021.

Local 1192 member featured in Florence Times Daily

An article about Local 1192 member Joey Hildreth ran as the main feature on the front page of the Florence Times Daily. We're so proud of Joey and her career!

Member Milestones: Nov. 16-Dec. 15, 2020

Congratulations to members who recently became journeymen! Click the headline to read the list.

Local 2411 celebrates 70th anniversary and honors retiring Business Agent Paul French

In December, Millwright Local 2411 celebrated its 70th anniversary and honored Paul French, who is retiring as business agent after 12 years in that position and 50 years as a union millwright.

Local 216 presents service pins

In December, five members of Millwright Local 216 earned service pins. Click the headline to see who they were.

Paying our respects

The SSMRC is saddened by the loss of members who passed away between Oct. 15 and Nov. 15, 2020.

Local 1263 member earns 35-year pin

We are proud of Local 1263 member Jeff McCary, who recently received his 35-year pin.

Member Milestones: Oct. 16-Nov. 15, 2020

Congratulations to members who became journeymen or reached 50 years of service between Oct. 16 and Nov. 15, 2020!

Saying Goodbye

The SSMRC grieves the loss of the following members, who passed away between Sept. 12 and Oct. 21, 2020.

Member Milestones: Sept. 15-Oct. 15, 2020

Congratulations to members who became journeymen or reached 50 years of service between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15, 2020!

Local 216 presents journeyman certificates to six members

At Local 216's August union meeting, Business Agent Matt Nowlin presented journeyman certificates to six members.

Local 216 member Clay Sims will be deeply missed

We are saddened by the passing of Millwright Local 216 member Clay Marshal Sims, who died in a motorcycle accident Oct. 21.

Millwright Local 1000 swears in new apprentices

Congratulations to Jacob Koach, Tyler Mills, John Ham, and Coleman McDonough!

The SSMRC grieves the loss of Local 1192 member Jody Chapin

SSMRC is grieving the loss of one of its own, Jody Wayne Chapin, who passed away at age 38 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.