Sheet Metal Workers International Association

Local Union
No 565


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We have regular monthly meetings in Wausau and Madison the first week of the month. The first Tuesday of the month, we meet at 7:30am, 12:00pm and 3:30pm at Weston Lanes in Weston. The meetings in Madison are the first Thursday of the month, at 12:00pm, 2:30pm, and at 4:00pm.
Please note: We suspend meetings during the summer months of June, July, and August.
  Address and Beneficiary Information Updates
It is extremely important that you keep your address and beneficiary information up to date with the Local Union. By the time you think of making the change, it may be too late. To make changes to your address or beneficiary info, please contact the union office or talk to your Steward or Committeeperson.


Member Profile

Congratulations to Luke Pritzl, son of member Louie Pritzl (Greenheck Fan), for being selected by the Sheet Metal Workers' International Scholarship Foundation to receive a scholarship for college. Great job!!


The Poker Tournament on April 20th, 2013 went great! 

Below are the names of the winners:

Safe: Scott Klassy        Shotgun: Duane Drinkwater

Poker Chip sets: Hank Christensen (1st), Chris Crossen (2nd), Jesse Buell (3rd)

50/50 Raffle: Dave Goodspeed (donated winnings back to the local)


Congratulations Local 565 Retirees!

Henry Blarek (Greenheck Fan) 5/6/2013

Mike Mealey (Greenheck Fan) 5/6/2013

Gary Milanowski (Greenheck Fan 5/10/2013



George Ruiz became a member of Local 565 in February 2007 working at Wolf Appliance. He currently works for Bou-Matic where he started in July of 2008 after lay-offs at Wolf. Recently, the Capitol Times wrote an article on George in their series "Life After Layoffs."

If you would like to read the article about George, please click HERE.