IBEW Local 158 volunteers donate hundreds of hours each year to help our communities

Giving back is just one more example of how unions help build quality communities. Scroll down to find oportunities for you to get involved or read about our completed projects. If you'd like to get involved contact Jeremy at the hall 920-432-0158 ext. 4 or email.

 

Rebuilding Together/WOGB Football Toss

Once again we are looking for volunteers to sign up to help raise money for Rebuilding Together while promoting our local. Join us for a fun filled event Thursday, November 26th for the Packer-Bear football game, the football toss starts at 4:00pm and is done by 7:15pm. Stay for the whole event or drop by for an hour or two. Contact Jeremy Schauer or the hall to sign up.

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Thank you to Ben Spilchen, Jason Wadeen, Chadd Coleman, Michael Parent, Ralph Allen, and Gary Schauer for assisting on the three houses that needed electrical support this year. Completed

Since 1996, REBUILDING TOGETHER of GREATER GREEN BAY has been making it possible for area elderly or physically challenged citizens of Brown County to continue to live safely and comfortably in their own homes. One weekend each year (May 16-17, 2015) volunteers from sponsoring corporations, together with skilled carpenters, electricians and plumbers from area Trade Unions combine forces to make the lives of area elderly or physically challenged homeowners safer and more comfortable.

More information on Rebuilding Together is online at www.rbtgb.org, or through the Green Bay chapter president of Rebuilding Together, Meg Deem, at (920) 393-7292.

The address of the organization is PO Box 702, Green Bay, WI 54305.

Wounded Vetrans Home Electrical Needs in Sobieski, WI

We are in immediate need of a member to do repairs on a wounded veterans home in Sobieski, WI. There is a list of tasks and materials will be provided, we just need some good hands. Please call if you're available. Completed

Rebuilding Together/WOGB Football Toss

Looking for apprentices to sign up to help raise money for Rebuilding Together while promoting our local. Join us for a fun filled event Friday, August 22nd for the Packer-Raider pre-season game, the football toss  starts at 3:30pm and is done by 6:45pm. Stay for the whole event or drop by for an hour or two. Contact Chadd Coleman or the hall to sign up. Completed

Brown County Diaper Drive Collection Site 2014brown_county_diaper_drive_120.jpg

Did you know that babies need 12 diapers a day and it can cost over $100 per month for an adequate supply? Help us make bottoms in Brown County safe and dry. Please contribute today by donating diapers, pull ups, wipes, and other baby products at our Hall until July 31, 2014. For more information, please call 920-676-2028 or visit Brown County United Way on the web. Completed

IBEW Local 158 is a Proud Sponsor of Carry the Fallen!

Cary The Fallen Shirt Sponsored By IBEW Local 158See our logo?

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Setup starts Thursday May 22nd, around 9am at Voyager Park, continues on the 23rd and takedown starts at 7am on the 26th. We need volunteers for set up and take down temporary power as well as being on call during the event. If you are planning on attending this event why not volunteer? You get free passes for you and the family plus parking passes on the grounds. Completed. Thank you to: Kevin Anderson, Bob Augustian,Rick Bain, Shawn Edinger, and Ron Vercauteren.

Giving Blood

IBEW Local 158 Blood Donors Club

Thank you to the following members who donated blood in the month of September 2013: Bruce Steffel, John LeRoy, Donald Allen, and
David Jungbluth. And to Sandy Joniaux for donating in the month of November 2013. Our total for 2013 was 25 donations.

To schedule an appointment:
www.redcrossblood.org or call 800-448-3543.
For aphaeresis donations, contact Connie @ 920-227-4202.

To take part, ask for the One a Week Club booklet after you donate and sign up under Local Union IBEW 158.We will mention you in the newsletter and the website. Ongoing.

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Thank you to Chad Eschenbach and Ben Spilchen for donating time to complete our first house of the year. One down 3 to go!

Thank you to the volunteers on the 3 to go; Rick Bain, Chadd Coleman,Lowell Cornelius, Marsha Nebel, Adam Richmond, and Bruce Steffel.

Since 1996, REBUILDING TOGETHER of GREATER GREEN BAY has been making it possible for area elderly or physically challenged citizens of Brown County to continue to live safely and comfortably in their own homes. One weekend each year (May 17-18, 2014) volunteers from sponsoring corporations, together with skilled carpenters, electricians and plumbers from area Trade Unions combine forces to make the lives of area elderly or physically challenged homeowners safer and more comfortable.

More information on Rebuilding Together is online at www.rbtgb.org, or through the Green Bay chapter president of Rebuilding Together, Meg Deem, at (920) 393-7292.

The address of the organization is PO Box 702, Green Bay, WI 54305.

Now Accepting volunteers for the 2014 season!  Completed

Cerebral Palsy Cosmic Bowl 20142014 IBEW Local 158 Cerebral Palsy Cosmic Bowling Team

IBEW Local 158 was a sponsor for the 19th Annual Cerebral Palsy Cosmic Bowl, January 26th, which again had a Hawaiian theme.

Thanks to the brothers and sisters of Local 158, together we make a difference in our community. Each year, CP assists 1200 babies, children and adults with a wide range of physical and cognitive conditions throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Visit their website at www.cp-center.org to learn more

A BIG thank you to the teams:  Chris Vincent, Dave Ellerman, Norman Rupp,  Annika Jacquet, Tom Jacquet, Steve Schmidt, Kyle Ready, Joe Petska, Nathan Scmidt, Ken Bourassa, Brett Mader, & Mike Schultz.

Blanketing Brown County 2014

The Greater Green Bay Labor Council Community Services Committee collected a total of 2030 blankets throughout Brown County. IBEW Local 158 served as a collection site for the program and several members made a donation. It was a great success. The blankets have been delivered to area shelters and agencies for those in need.. Completed

Brown County Diaper Drive Collection Site 2013

Did you know that babies need 12 diapers a day and it can cost over $100 per month for an adequate supply? Help us make bottoms in Brown County safe and dry. Please contribute today by donating diapers, pull ups, wipes, and other baby products at our Hall until July 31, 2013. Completed

Temporary Power for Celebrate De Pere 2013celebrate_depere.jpg

Setup starts Thursday May 23rd, around 9am at Voyager Park, continues on the 24th and takedown on starts at 7am on the 28th. We need volunteers for set up and take down as well as being on call during the event. If you are planning on attending this event why not volunteer? You get free passes for you and the family plus parking passes on the grounds. Call Ron at the Hall to sign up. Completed

Watts for Worthy Causes PV Install at Boys and Girls Club 2013IBEW Local 158 volunteers for PV installation at Boys and Girls Club Green Bay 2013

A date has finally been set Friday June 14th, everyone is welcome to help but especially those who have completed the PV class through the hall. Let's see a great turn out rain or shine it's all about the kids! Call the Hall for more details. Thank you to: Rick Brice, Chadd Coleman, Katie Klarkowski, Jesse Michalski, Greg Pluger, Adam Richmond, Dave Wierschke Paul Mahlik, Rory Leja, Dale Barnes, Nate Coleman (Chadd's son), Mike Boldt, Terry Delsart, Jesse Ruttner, and Troy Behnke. Completed

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"All too often our veterans … serve our country proudly and when they come back they're not always treated the best or given the best amenities they can have," said Mark Bonovetz, president of Rebuilding Together of Greater Green Bay. "Sometimes people need a little bit of help. The purpose of the KI Hope House is to help veterans and veterans' families get back on their feet and live the American dream … with a little bit of assistance."

This years project was completed by Cory Piontek, Rob Jonieaux, and Chadd Coleman. Thanks guys!

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(The house in the background is coming down, the garage is being renovated)

We will again be assisting with the electrical for Heroes at Home this year. SSgt Forrest Perez will be receiving a brand new home to be built in Keshena. We are partnering up with the one year electrical class at CMN taught by IBEW 158 member Gerald Wayka. If you'd like to help, let us know we are looking at May 15th through the 29th to get it done. COMPLETED