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James M. Sweeney Charity Golf Tournament Raises $500,000 for Military Families

IUOE Local 150 President-Business Manager James M. Sweeney (center) presents a check for $500,000 for the SEAL Family Foundation to retired SEAL Captain Mike Argo and Family Foundation Secretary Craig Cassel at the James M. Sweeney Classic Golf Tournament on August 7th at Gleneagles Country Club in Lemont, Illinois.

On August 7th, International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 president-business manager James M. Sweeney presented a check for $500,000 to the Navy SEAL Family Foundation at Local 150’s charity golf fundraiser, the James M. Sweeney Classic. The event drew more than 500 golfers to four golf courses in Lemont, and the check was presented to retired SEAL Captain Mike Argo, who serves on the SEAL Family Foundation’s Board of Directors.

“The union construction industry is proud to support military families,” said IUOE Local 150 President-Business Manager James M. Sweeney. “Veterans make up a large portion of our workforce, and we welcome returning veterans to our industry with open arms. These men and women have done so much for us, and we are honored to come together to support their families.” 

The event brought together a cross section of workers, business leaders, elected officials and military families.  

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