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Join us this Saturday for a our annual family picnic and charity softball tournament

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

On Saturday, September 21st, the NYC District Council of Carpenters will be holding our annual family picnic and charity softball tournament in Cunningham Park, Queens beginning at 9:30AM. Please bring your family for a day of fun that includes T-shirts, lots of food and rides for the kids.

Visit for directions and possible weather cancellations or delays.


2013 Charity Softball Tournament

The 2013 New York City District Council of Carpenters Charity Softball Tournament and Family Picnic will be held on Saturday, September 21st beginning at 9:30am sharp! This year’s event will be held at Cunningham Park, Fresh Meadows, Queens NY 11366. Maps and directions will be on our website as well as information regarding team sponsorships. Please check the website for weather cancellations. 

As in the past this will he a fun family day, with free food, shirts, games and many family activities as well as some very entertaining softball games. We encourage all members and their families to join us for what is sure to be a great event. This clay is an opportunity for us to honor all of`our members and their supportive families.

Our members are the most talented and skilled tradesmen and women this city has to offer and your Union wants to honor you. Our animal picnic give your District Council Representatives and Officer's an opportunity to thank you for your commitment to this union while you enjoy a day out with your family.

The softball tournament will begin at 9:30am sharp so come prepared for a friendly competition between our brothers and sisters. Join in a game or cheer on your local union's team. It is sure to be an exciting day as we witness who will gain bragging rights of 2013 Softball Champion.

The first 16 teams to register will be eligible. Sponsorship is $500.00 per team. Please make checks payable to NYCDC Charity Fund.


Funeral Service for Bill Kennedy

Local 2790 member Bill Kennedy passed away yesterday.  He was famous for helping host last year's Local 2790 barbecue at the Charity Softball Tournament. He worked at the Jacob Javits Center and prior to joining the carpenters union he was a skilled welder and aviation mechanic. Local 2790 would like to extend it's condolences to the family of William Kennedy. He will not be forgotten.

Friends and colleagues of Bill Kennedy can attend his funeral service at:

St Charles Borromeo Church (
21 Sidney Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Saturday, August 17th, 2013 @ 10am


Message From The President

Local 2790 will soon be forming committees and is looking for any members who are interested in getting involved. We are forming a Scholarship Committee to oversee the formation of a new scholarship fund for Local 2790 and to oversee the dispersal of funds from the Local 2090 scholarship fund. Also a committee to plan and facilitate our upcoming food setup at the softball tournament and a committee for the softball team representing Local 2790. We also need help adjusting our Local Bylaws, and help with assisting our members who were affected by Hurricane Sandy. Any members who are interested in taking on the challenge and joing any of our committees, please contact the Local.

In order to be eligible, your union dues and assessments must be up to date and you must not be in arrears or have been in arrears within the past 12 months, as per Section 31(d) of the UBC Constitution.


Preliminary Cost of BBQ

Next Executive Board meeting all the receipts will be available so at the November general meeting we can breakdown the detailed costs of the BBQ. Preliminary figures estimate that the BBQ only used 50% of it’s total budget.


More Photos Added From Softball Tournament

Local 2790 Member Rayneir Gamboa contributed his pictures of the day

Check out the full gallery here


Photo Gallery of 2012 Softball Tournament

Check out the full gallery here
Thanks to Local 2790 members Michael Keegan and Fernando Velez for submitting their photos from the event.


Local 2790 Wins Softball Tournament

The softball team for Local 2790 beat Local 740, The Latino Club, Local 45, and finally Local 157 to win the District Council Softball Tournament for the first time ever. A special thanks goes to Robert Villalta for organizing this years winning team.


NYCDCC Softball Tournament Info, Volunteers Needed

The New York City District Council of Carpenters will be holding it's annual Softball Tournament this year on Saturday, September 29th 2012 at Cunningham Park in Queens, NY. Local 2790 is planning on hosting its own BBQ at the event offering different dishes in addition to what the District Council will have. This event will be hosted by the members of the Local, so we need volunteers to help out. Many members of the Executive Board have already agreed to help out and we are looking for some members to come and help us create a nice event for the members of Local 2790.

Any members who are interested in joining the team, or helping out with the BBQ please contact the local.


Softball Players Needed for Local 2790 Team

Members of Local 2790 who are interested in playing in this years District Council Softball Tournament please call Robert Villalta @ (347) 491-0739. The tournament will be played on Saturday September 29th @ Cunningham Park. Players must report to the ballfield by 7:30am.