Local 793 held the first of many 100th anniversary celebration picnics on Saturday in Sudbury, Ontario.
Held at the Warren Fairgrounds, area supervisor and financial secretary Robert Turpin, Sudbury business rep Kirk Fournier, Sault Ste. Marie business rep John Miners, and Sudbury administrative assistant Lori Trembley organized the event in conjunction with the 100th anniversary committee.
Local 793 members and family were treated to a wide variety of activities and games to keep everyone entertained. From bean bag toss to lawn dart games and inflatables bubble soccer, everyone enjoyed the hot sunny weather and excellent location the fairground provided.
All attendees received Local 793 merchandise and children had gift bags and treats given upon their arrival.
Afterwards, business manager Mike Gallagher addressed the over 150 attendees which followed with a delicious meal.
Local 793 members were given raffle tickets for the draw table. Some of the prizes that were available to be won included a Google Home Smart Speaker, a Keurig coffee maker, barbecue cooking sets, beauty baskets, and gift certificates.
Aside from business manager Gallagher, staff from across the province attended the event including Toronto area supervisor and executive board member Dave Turple, South Central Ontario area supervisor and auditor Virgil Nosé, and Simcoe County area coordinator and trustee Justin O’Neill took the journey to join the festivities.
The Sudbury area 100th anniversary celebration was a great success. The International Union of Operating Engineers encourages all members and their families to attend celebrations being held across the province all summer long.