The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund has started accepting applications for the 2020 school year.
Eligibility: For the sons, daughters and financial dependents of Teamster members (including the BMWED, BLET, GCC and TCRC). Academic scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 for high school seniors planning to attend a four-year college or university and Training/Vocational program awards of up to $2,000 for use at community colleges and trade schools.
The deadline for scholarship applications is March 2, 2020.The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund awards scholarships annually to outstanding high school seniors. The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship awards scholarships on the basis of a comprehensive process. Areas that are reviewed by the Scholarship Committee include but are not limited to the following: Academic Accomplishments, Community Service, Letters of Recommendation, and Financial Need. The scholarship awards are paid directly to the schools. Scholarship winners are awarded either a $10,000.00 award split up over four years at $1,250.00 per semester, or a one-time $1,000.00 award. Winners of the $10,000.00 award will have their scholarship renewed each year, pursuant to the Scholarship Renewal guidelines, and must maintain a GPA of 3.0 (B average) or higher.
Construction at the Local 743 Union Hall has been completed and the December 2, 2019 monthly membership meetings will be held at the Union Hall.
At the December Membership meeting the Local will be honoring our 25 Year Pin Recipients, the Union Stewards of the Year and our annual Adopt a Family Presentation. Dinner will be served at 5PM. The meeting starts at 6PM. There will also be a Holiday Vendor Present with many gift items available for purchase (purses, jewelry, etc.) Please make every effort to attend the last membership meeting of the year.
Sign up to walk with Teamsters local 743 in the 2019 American Cancer Society's 2019 Making Strides Event.The walk will be held on Saturday October 19, 2019 at Soldier Field Stadium. Buses will leave the Local 743 offices promptly at 9 am and returning 12 noon.
For more information, register or donate please contact Christine Salamone (773) 254-7460