AFSCME makes donations to area charities

Union Secretary Treasurer Adam Diedrich of the City of Marquette Dept. of Public Works Chapter presents a check to Sister Ludmilla Gramann of the Adopt-a-Family program.
Union Secretary Treasurer Adam Diedrich of the City of Marquette Dept. of Public Works Chapter presents a check to Mary Dowling and Margaret Parker of the Beacon House.
Union Secretary Treasurer Adam Diedrich of the City of Marquette Dept. of Public Works Chapter presents a check to Bob Knaus and Nikki Durand from the Marquette Women’s Center.

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1852 makes donation to area charities. According to Union President Neil Traye the Local has donated over $22,000 to various area charities over the last 15 years. This year Union Secretary Treasurer Adam Diedrich of the City of Marquette Dept. of Public Works Chapter presented checks to Sister Ludmilla Gramann of the Adopt-a-Family program (above left photo); Mary Dowling and Margaret Parker of the Beacon House (middle photo); and Bob Knaus and Nikki Durand from the Marquette Women’s Center (above right photo). The Local includes 140 employees of the City of Marquette, Marquette Township, Peter White Public Library, Marquette County Landfill and the Marquette Housing Authority.