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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 bbennett

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 bbennett

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 bbennett

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 bbennett

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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Kids Caring for the Community program awards funds to local elementary school

Monday, December 14, 2015 - 12:00am Written by admin

For the past four years, the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) has been partnering with local elementary schools to promote volunteerism and giving back to the community through its Kids Caring for the Community service program. Participating schools throughout Northwest Indiana complete service projects and are entered in a drawing to receive a monetary award as recognition for their community service.

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Carpenters Union Builds Santa’s Sleigh for Holiday Parade

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 12:00am Written by admin

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Earlier this month, Carpenters from the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) Local 435 Member Action Committee (MAC) volunteered to build Santa’s sleigh for the Light Up Lorain Waterfront Winterfest parade.

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Local Carpenters Reroof House for Family in Need

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 12:00am Written by admin

PARMA, Ohio - This past summer, members of the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) from Locals 435 and 373 donated their time to help a local family with necessary home repairs. 

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