Tuesday, September 18, 2018


Capitol Happenings

There has been a lot of movement in the legislature. Check out this link to see who’s not seeking re-election this November, who is seeking a higher office and who has retired.

Click on the photo above for the latest news from the Capitol.

Stephanie's Sidebar Conversation

Mark Breslin Coming Back with “Alpha Dog Leadership”!

Register Today

MUCA is pleased to announce the return of Mark Breslin in a follow-up course to the popular Five Minute Foreman” sessions offered in 2017 and 2018.

Mark will present “Alpha Dog Leadership” on February 19, 2019, for MUCA Members. Space is limited to 70 attendees.

To learn more about Mark Breslin and his popular programs, click here.

– Stephanie

Annual Meeting Registrations Are Open!

Thursday, Nov. 15
Mystic Lake Casino
4 – 8 PM

Reserve a table of 10, and bring your crew leaders, or just attend with your spouse or significant other!

Either way, you won’t want to miss Ross Bernstein’s “The Champion’s Code,” sharing insights of integrity and accountability from the sports world to the business world.

We will be in the NEW Mystic Lake Event Center (no more walking through a smoke-filled casino!).

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities are available!

Save Your Seat!

– Stephanie


MUCA Member Update

Call for Award Nominations!

Nominations Due Oct. 12

Golden Backhoe Award

The Golden Backhoe Award gives special recognition to leaders who set the standard in serving the industry and the association. It is presented to any MUCA Member (contractor or associate) who actively participates, is involved and engages in promotion and advocacy on behalf of MUCA and its members. Click here to access the Golden Backhoe nomination form.

Associate of theYear Award

The Associate of the Year Award offers MUCA Contractors the opportunity to recognize continuous outstanding service throughout the year from a supplier. This award is submitted by contractors. All associate members are eligible (suppliers, manufacturers, manufacturer’s reps, insurance and law firms, engineering firms, etc.) Contractors: Click here to access the Associate of the Year nomination form.

Thank You for Renewing!

Thanks to the following companies for renewing their investment in MUCA for 2019!

Contractors: Crow River Construction, Dirtworks, Inc., Egan Company, Forest Lake Contracting, Kaski, Inc., Nodland Construction, and Valley-Rich Co., Inc.

Associates: Akkerman Inc., American Agency, American Pump Company, Blake Drilling Company, Eull’s Manufacturing Co., Inc., North Risk Partners, Olson Construction Law, RDO Equipment, Road Machinery & Supplies, Seaton, Peters, & Revnew, P.A., and United Rentals Trench Safety.

To join or renew, simply log in to the MUCA Membership page on the website. You’ll need your login and password. If you don’t know it, email or call (651) 735-3908.

HURRY  — Clay Shoot Classic Is Coming Soon!

Friday, Oct. 5, 2018
Horse and Hunt Club, Prior Lake

Registration costs $125 per person and includes an 18-station shoot with ammo, lunch, refreshments and prizes.

Sponsorship opportunities include Station Sponsors (18 – you can have reps at your station) and Social Hour Hosts. We are also seeking raffle item donations.

Learn more and sign your team up here.

7th Annual LIUNA Training Center OPEN HOUSE

Friday, October 12, 2018
2350 Main Street, Lino Lakes, MN
10 AM – 1 PM

LIUNA Minnesota/North Dakota invites you to their 7th Annual Fall Open House at the Construction Laborers Training Center in Lino Lakes. The event is open to Union contractors, government and public officials, school administrators, industry representatives and more. It includes three informational sessions, facility tours and a catered buffet luncheon.

Please RSVP by calling (651) 653-6710.

Mark Your Calendars!

Don't forget these upcoming events!

Stephanie Menning, Executive Director
Phone: 651-735-3908 | Fax: 651-290-2266 | Email: info@muca.org