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Local 150 and Union Contractors Donate $10,000 to Support First Responders in Indiana

Today, International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 150 Financial Secretary David Fagan announced that the Northern Indiana Operators Labor Management PAC, upon which he serves as a trustee, will make a donation of $10,000 to the Multi-Agency Academic Cooperative (MAAC) Foundation for the continuing development of Valparaiso training campus for first responders.

“Local 150 and our signatory contractors are proud to support the brave men and women who dedicate themselves to saving lives in our communities every day,” Fagan said. “The construction industry takes pride in being a good neighbor, and supporting state-of-the-art training facilities and programs for law enforcement, fire protection and emergency medical personnel will enhance safety and protect families across Northwest Indiana.”

“We’re proud of the leadership demonstrated by the skilled members of IUOE Local 150 in supporting the regions emergency services community with this generous contribution to the MAAC. Their commitment to helping those throughout Northwest Indiana with acts of generosity, such as this, positively impact the lives of many,” stated Chief Stewart G. McMillan.

About IUOE Local 150

The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 is a labor union representing 23,000 working men and women in Indiana, Illinois and Iowa. Local 150 represents workers in various industries, including construction, construction material production, public works, concrete pumping, steel mill service, slag processing and others.

About the MAAC

The Multi Agency Academic Cooperative (MAAC) has developed a state-of-the-art campus to serve as a leading provider of safety, emergency preparedness, and response training. Established on 4.5-acre parcel in Valparaiso, Indiana, the MAAC strives to meet the training requirements and objectives of departments locally, regionally, and statewide.

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