Spring 2022

I am pleased to announce that work on a highly anticipated member service enhancement initiative has finally come to fruition. The Fund has partnered with Citizens Bank to offer Real-Time Payments, which allows the membership instant access to approved “Held Out of...

Fall 2021

The 2021 fiscal year has ended, and the accounting firm of Hamilton & Musser was recently on site to perform he annual audit. The firm lauded the Fund’s preparedness and professionalism. The Statement of Assets, iabilities, and Fund Balances will be reported in...

Summer 2021

It is both an honor and a privilege to serve this Brotherhood. I enjoy daily interactions with the membership, and I relish the constant challenge of implementing service improvements that expand upon what is already the best value in job income protection. I take...

Spring 2021

By the time this newsletter arrives, you will have likely received correspondence from IDX entitled Notice of Data Breach As the letter describes, a cyber-criminal gained access to the BR&CF’s computer network on January 3, 2021. The criminal used software that...

Fall 2020

In this edition, we proudly recognize the recipients of the 2020 Luther G. Smith scholarship award program. I offer my congratulations to each recipient. I encourage you to work hard in your studies and always strive to make a difference. The future of this country is...

Spring 2020

Four months into fiscal year 2020 and thus far BR&CF has experienced a seventeen percent (17%) year over year increase in “Held Out of Service” benefits paid to the membership. Although it is too early to determine if this trend will continue, this sharp increase...