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Akron Carpenters Donate Fire Alarms to Save Lives

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 12:00am Written by lnix

Sound the alarm – members from Local 285 are doing their part to save lives in Akron, Ohio. In the past five years, every fatal house fire in Akron occurred in a home without a functioning fire alarm.

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Kentucky Carpenters Keep the Peace at Grayson Cemetery

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 1:37pm Written by admin

Funerals are supposed to be a time for reflection and finding peace, however, in The Northeast Kentucky Veteran's Cemetery pigeons were making that difficult for veteran’s families.

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Rossford Carpenters Help Boy Scouts with Soapbox Derby Cars

Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 4:16am Written by admin

Get your engines ready! The Erie Shores Boy Scouts raced into the Rossford Training Center for some much-needed help constructing their soapbox derby cars. Over 250 scouts made first cuts to their derby cars thanks to some expert help by carpenters from Local 351 in Ohio.

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Good News — May 15: Carpenters volunteer to build playground for elementary school

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 11:02am Written by admin

Members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters Local 285 Members Action Committee recently donated their time and skills to build a playground for the elementary branch of Summit Academy on Leland Avenue in Akron.

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Carpenters in Lafayette are helping change lives

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 4:37am Written by admin

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Lafayette carpenters are offering free services to help people in the community. Those services were life-changing for one Lafayette family.

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Floor Covers volunteer for Indy 500 Festival Parade

Friday, June 3, 2016 - 10:32am Written by dgarcia

For the last 15 years, Superior Carpet and union floor covers have had a long standing tradition of volunteering the installation of the carpet runs.

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2016 IKORCC scholarship winners

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 9:15am Written by admin

Congratulations to our 40 2016 scholarship recipients! Each student received a $1,000 scholarship toward tuition, room and board, or books.

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Carpenters assemble Valentine's Day care packages for US Military

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 12:39pm Written by group7even

In preparation for the upcoming holiday, Local 200 of the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) volunteered to assist in the assembly of Valentine's Day care packages for military members.

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Carpenters donate over 100 toys to Toys for Tots

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 12:35pm Written by group7even

In an ongoing effort to give back to the community, Local 1005 of the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) collected and donated toys to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program this past holiday season.

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Local Carpenters walk in city's annual Welcome Santa Holiday Parade

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 12:31pm Written by group7even

A relentless drizzle and temperatures in the low 40s weren’t enough to knock the Christmas spirit out of about 3,000 parade-goers Saturday morning in downtown Akron.

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