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Carpenters Help Portsmouth Family Build Future

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 10:57am Written by lnix


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3rd Annual Habitat for Humanity Nail It Competition of Southeast Ohio

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 12:20pm Written by mkeller

Last month, IKORCC members created a team to participate in the 3rd Annual Habitat for Humanity Nail It Competition of Southeast Ohio. The Nail It Competition is a nail-biting race to see what team can drive nails the fastest.

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Carpenters Support The Up Side of Downs

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 2:06pm Written by mkeller

Ohio Carpenters & the IKORCC helped support The Up Side of Downs Gala in March to raise awareness for Down Syndrome. The event is personal for carpenter Dan Sivertson, whose daughter was diagnosed with Down Syndrome 13 years ago. 

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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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