Carpenters aid family

A very special thank you to Bill Banfield, Asst. Exec Secretary Treasurer, North Atlantic Regional Council of Carpenters.  Bill helped arrange for Nelson Aguilar, Francisco Esparza and Raul Castro from Local 197 of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters to help a family in need.  These gentlemen generously contributed their time and expertise to help make life a little easier for a young girl and her family. The men volunteered to help build a ramp for a 3-year-old girl who was born with a very rare medical condition whose lower limbs had to be amputated in 2019 to save her life. By volunteering the three men helped ease a tremendous financial and emotional burden on the girl’s mom who is an active-duty U.S. Marine, working hard to raise her family while serving our country.  “Marine Mom” was previously stationed at Stewart and was not only a great asset to our country, but to our region.

I would also like to thank our generous members who contributed financially to help construct a play yard for this special young lady.  If you would like information on how to contribute, please call me in the office (845-562-4280).  – Alan Seidman