Union Community Service Honors Veterans This Holiday Season

This report was submitted by Erie-Crawford Community Services Labor Liaison Ron Oliver.

On December 7, 2019, United Steelworkers Local 3199 members will hold a Christmas party for 35 to 40 low income kids at the USW union hall. Food, gifts and games made for a fun holiday celebration. Even, Santa Claus stopped by for pictures with the kids.

On December 14, 2019, members of the Erie-Crawford Central Labor Council Executive Board and Community Service Committee collaborated with the PA Soldiers and Sailors Home in their Annual Wreaths Across America project.  Behind the PA Soldiers and Sailors Home lay 1,334 Veterans graves, each grave will  have a red wreath lay upon it.  The Erie-Crawford Central Labor Council donated $400.00 to purchase wreaths and helped place the wreaths on the graves.