Category Archives: Community

IBEW 38 Volunteers Hang Christmas Lights in Public Square

On Oct. 19, roughly 100 volunteers from IBEW Local 38 , joined by family and friends, gathered in Public Square to help string Christmas lights throughout the square. IBEW Local 38 Business Representative Jim Embrescia said a little more than half of the Local 38 volunteers seem to come back[…] Read More →

IBEW Local 673 Member Completes Endurance Marathon

Walter Anderson, 44, a Conneaut resident and member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 673, recently ran the longest footrace in Ohio, the Olde 96er 200-mile ultra. The race is called the Olde 96er due to a 96-hour time limit to finish the 200-mile course, as it challenges[…] Read More →

IUPAT Day of Community Action Benefits Jean Marie House

An addiction rehabilitation facility in Cleveland benefitted from the dedication and talent of 37 volunteers from several Local Unions from the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 6, during the IUPAT’s Annual Day of Community Action. On April 20, the DC 6 volunteers focused union resources toward[…] Read More →

IBEW Local 38 members create festive atmosphere in Cleveland Public Square

More than 80 members of IBEW Local 38 donated their time and talent to help decorate Cleveland Public Square for the holidays. On Nov. 3, a dry and windy day with temperatures in the mid-40s, the Christmas spirit was in the air as 83 members of Local 38 decorated trees,[…] Read More →

Cleveland Apprenticeship Fair draws record crowd

A record crowd attended a late October Cleveland Building Trades Apprenticeship Fair. Hosted by the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council and the Cleveland Building Trades Tradeswomen Committee, the Oct. 24 event took place at the Pipefitters Local 120 Hall. Open to the public, the Apprenticeship Fair drew more than[…] Read More →

Minorities and women urged to attend apprenticeship fair

Doreen Cannon was a featured guest on America’s Work Force Radio. The President of Plumbers Local 55 and head of the Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council Tradeswomen Committee discussed an upcoming apprenticeship fair. Minorities and women are encouraged to attend the apprenticeship fair, which is scheduled for Oct. 24[…] Read More →

IUPAT Volunteers complete Phase Two rehab work at The Absolute House

Volunteers from the various unions that make up the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 6 completed second phase of rehab work at a Cleveland addiction treatment facility during the IUPAT’s Annual Day of Community Action on April 21. “It’s no secret that Ohio and Kentucky have[…] Read More →

IBEW Local 38 honored a member for life-saving action

Recently, IBEW Local 38 honored a member for actions taken to save the life of an infant. Local 38 Business Manager Dennis Meaney presented Darryl Kurian, 43, of Kirtland, with a certificate of recognition for his brave actions. The 18-year member was honored for heroic actions he took on a[…] Read More →

Union Volunteers construct pavilion in Ashtabula County

Construction workers from unions affiliated with the Cleveland Building Trade donated their time and raised funds to help build a pavilion in Ashtabula County that will be used for veteran’s counseling services. The new pavilion in Clifford Kadon Presidential Park in the City of Ashtabula is now the anchor of[…] Read More →

IBEW Local 38 Volunteers Light Up Downtown For Christmas

Members of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 38 volunteered their time and expertise to bring holiday cheer to thousands by lighting Cleveland’s Public Square for the Christmas season. According to Dennis Meany, IBEW Local 38 Business Manager/Financial Secretary, his members continued their yearly pre-holiday tradition by volunteering their time[…] Read More →