Photos: A ‘concrete Christmas’ for Cement Masons Local 633


Decking the apprenticeship hall with festive concrete has become an annual tradition at Cement Masons Local 633.

The local hosted a holiday party at its training center in New Brighton last night, and members strolled through a “Peanuts”-themed winter wonderland fashioned by first- and second-year apprentices.

All of the work to create the concrete Christmas display, instructor Dave Schutta said, simulated work Local 633 members do in the field every day, from installing tip-up panels for Snoopy’s doghouse to pouring a concrete wall.

Apprentices began work on the display Nov. 2.

Learn more about the Cement Masons’ apprenticeship program here, and view photos of the display below.

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