Carpenters Locals 427 and 1306 members and volunteers spent two days in January assisting Boy Scouts and their siblings crafting Pinewood Derby cars from conception through testing. Six stations were set up for each Scout to work through: planning, cutting, shaping, weights, paint, and wheels.
The process took two hours… Read More
2016 Boy Scouts Mid-American Council Jubilee
Guinness World Record Breaking Pinewood Derby Track
On Saturday, October 15, 20,000 Boy Scouts from the Mid-American Council gathered at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park in Nebraska for its 2016 Jubilee. The Jubilee spanned the weekend and featured many events such as concerts, tree… Read More
Carpenters from Locals 427 and 1306, and Millwrights from Local 1463 joined Union Carpenters from Shizuoka, Japan, to build an unique structure in the Japanese gardens at Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, Neb. The Sunpu Chaya, a “waiting room” or gazebo, was built to celebrate 50 years of friendship between Omaha… Read More
Members of Omaha Carpenters Local 427, Interior Systems Local 1306 and Millwrights Local 1463 helped 114 Boy Scouts from the Boy Scouts of America Mid-America Council build pinewood derby cars January 9 and 16. The events took place at the North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters union training center,… Read More