UAW Region 1

Veterans Council

The UAW Region 1 Veterans Council was formed with the desire and the hope to create a place within our UAW that our Veterans could come for help and guidance with any and all situations. Read more >>>>


2014 National Veteran’s Conference
August 24-29, 2014 – UAW Family Education Center

The 2014 International Union, UAW Veteran’s Conference will be held at the Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center from Sunday, August 24 through Friday, August 29, 2014.

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We are pleased to announce that UAW Region 1 will be hosting our 15th Annual Car Show to be held on Sunday, September 21, 2014, with all proceeds are used to help area Veterans and their families.

Registration is $20.00 at the door ($18.00 pre-registered).  Registration Form attached.


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Scheduled meeting dates for Region 1 Veterans Council for the remainder of 2014 and 2015 are as follows:

  • No Meeting July or August - Have a Safe Summer!
  • Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 10:00 am
  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

All meetings will be held at Region 1 Headquarters located at 27800 George Merrelli Dr., Warren, MI 48092.

Upcoming Events:

  • September 21, 2014 UAW Region 1 Veterans Council Car Show
  • October 7-9, 2014 Stand Down (more info to follow).


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Brother John L. Jourdan, the Chairman of the UAW Region 1 Veterans Council; a friend of all veterans; John was known as the veterans’ veteran.

John departed July 25, 2000, leaving a legacy of accomplishments. He served as Chairperson for our Council from June 15, 1991 to July 25, 2000.  Read more >>>>

The UAW Region 1 - 13th Annual Car Show hosted by the Veterans Council was held Sunday, September 16, 2012.  It was a huge success!

There were vehicles showcased from many eras, makes and models. There was fun for the whole family - music, food raffles and prizes.

We hope that you will enjoy our slideshow of the event. (Please click link below.)

See you next year!

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