2020 Texas AFL-CIO Scholarships Available

All members or children of members of Local 72-147 are eligible for a scholarship from the Texas AFL-CIO. Applicants must be high school seniors who are planning to attend a university, college, or technical institute in the summer or fall term.

One of last year’s scholarship winners was Maria Ferraro, the daughter of Local 72-147 member, Joe Ferraro. She is now attending SMU, working on a BFA in Dance with a Minor in Arts Management.

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Contact the White House and Congress and Tell Them to Fund the Government TODAY!

As the partial government shutdown that began on December 22 drags on, 800,000 federal workers are now feeling the pain of the political stalemate between the White House and Congress. Hundreds of our fellow union members are NOT receiving paychecks right here in Dallas/Fort Worth. Whether they are furloughed, or suffering mandatory work without pay, these are our brothers and sisters who are hurting the most through this shut down. This is how we can help

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Bill Collins Fund

Helping our Fellow Musicians in Time of Crisis

If you know of one of our members who is struggling with a disability crisis, call the union office and let us know. If you wish to make a specific donation for a member in need, we will be pleased to honor that as well.

The Fund was begun by Bill Collins III in memory of his Dad, member Bill Collins, Jr., to aid sick, injured and disabled Union members in financial distress. Please consider making a donation

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Welcome New Members

Please Welcome our New and/or Reinstated Members

David Alley – Trumpet
Grace An –  Cello
Mikhail Berestnev –  Piano, Keyboards
Larry Cummings – Drum Set, Electric Guitar
John Echols – Electric Bass
K Foster – Theremin, Drum Set
Karen Foster – Vocalist, keyboards
Danielle Mendelson – Violin
Stacie Mickens – French Horn
Dina Nesterenko – Violin, Baroque Instruments
Mike Patterson – Vocalist, Electric/Acoustic Guitar
Clayton Williams – Oboe, Woodwinds
John Williams – Trombone
Xinyi Xu – Viola, Violin

You may access the most up-to-date Local 72-147 Membership Directory by logging into the Members’ Area of MUSICIANSDFW.ORG.

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