Photos from Local 8 Events
Please visit the website below to view photos taken at the Labor Day parades and picnics, dinner dance, watch presentation and other Local 8 events.

IBEW Sister Meeting

Local 8 Sisters gather
periodically to get to know
each other, discuss volunteer
opportunies in our area and to
talk about the possibility
of traveling together
in the future to find work.

It is an opportunity
to unite with fellow sisters in
the local who may have never
met on the job site.


Electrical Workers
Minority Caucus

The EWMC meets the fourth
Tuesday of the month at 7 pm
at Local 8's hall. 

All Local 8 members in good
standing are welcome to attend.

The next meeting will be 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018.


 Latin Labor Council

The Latin Labor Council
meets on the 2nd Thursday
of the month at 7 pm
at Local 8.

The next meeting
will be Thursday, 
March 8, 2018.
Everyone is welcome

If you have any questions,
contact Rick Jimenez at



 The International Brotherhood of
Electrical Workers has created a new opportunity for our
younger members

called the RENEW Initiative.

Reach out and Engage Next-gen
Electrical Workers (RENEW)

was established to encourage
younger members to become
more involved with our union
and our Labor Movement.

The committee is for IBEW
aged 35 years
of age and younger.

The RENEW Initiative meets 
on Thursdays, the week in
between union meetings. The
meetings are held at 6 pm.

All Local 8 members are
encouraged to attend.

The next meeting will be on
Thursday, February 15, 2018


February Meeting

The Retiree's Club will
celebrate St. Valentine's
day on Wednesday, 
February 14 with a potluck.
Please bring a side dish
or salad; dessert will
be provided.

Contact Shirley Streichert
at 419-893-8219 if
you have any

Reminder: If Rossford
Schools are closed due to
inclement weather, our
luncheon/meeting will be


Local 8 Retirees get
together monthly to
share a meal, socialize,
play cards and plan
events throughout
the year. 

Meetings are
 typically held on the
second Wednesday
of the month, usually
in the union hall
beginning at noon.

A potluck luncheon
is included and the
meetings sometimes
include guest
speakers, 50/50
raffles and more.

Those attending are
asked to bring their
own table service
and usually a side
dish, salad or dessert
to share. Check
the schedule for details.

All Local 8 retirees and
their significant other
are welcome.

Call Shirley Streichert
for more information
at 419-893-8219.

 Local 8 Sports Teams

Are you looking for
something to do during
your spare time?

Do you want to get
back in shape?

Join one of the
sports teams hosted
by Local 8.

Golf Leagues
The Tuesday and
Thursday night golf
leagues play from
spring through late
summer. Contact
John Knapp or Al Szilak
for more information.

Softball Team
If softball is your sport
contact Butch Boulton 
 for all the details.

Hockey Team
The Local 8 hockey team
plays in a tournament
every year. If you
are interested in joining
the team, contact
Bill Box at the Union hall.
He can be reached
at 419-666-8920
or by email at 


Senior Softball Team

Local 8 is putting together a
Senior Softball team.

The team will
compete with other
IBEW teams in the
annual IBEW

You must be 40 years
of age or older to join.

If you are interested
or have any
questions, please
contact Victor Escobar
at 419-490-3042
or 419-866-6220.


Local 8 Motorcycle Club

The Local 8 Motorcycle Club is open to all members (including indentured apprentices and retirees) who own an American-made motorcycle.

Meetings are held on the 
3rd Monday of the month
at 6 pm at the JATC.

If you are interested, contact Brother Everett Burns at
419-261-0340 or Brother Dave Fowler at 419-260-9907.

















Meeting Scheduled for Local 8 Golf Leagues

Local 8 members interested in participating in the Tuesday or Thursday night golf leagues are invited to attend a meeting on Monday, March 5 at 6 pm at Local 8's hall.

If you have any questions, please contact Mark Ehrenfried at
419-466-0801 or
email him at

March Madness Fundraiser

The WGA March Madness Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Local 8’s hall. Doors will open at noon. The event is open to all Local 8 members and their families and friends.

A donation of $10 will get you into the party and a ticket for the raffle.

There will be food and beverages, big screen TVs, and games. Winner of the raffle need not be present to win.

Contact Mark Ehrenfried at 419-466-0801 or at if you have any questions. 


Local 8 Dinner Dance

The Local 8 Dinner Dance will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the Premier Banquet Complex located at 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd. in Toledo.

Social hour will begin at 6 pm and dinner will be served at 7 pm. All Local 8 members and retirees are welcome to attend and bring a guest.


2018 IBEW Bowling Tournament - Dayton, Ohio

The 2018 IBEW Bowling Tournament will be held the weekend of June 8-10 in
 Dayton, OH hosted by IBEW Local 82.

The entry deadline is April 15, 2018 at midnight.

The host hotel is the Marriott at the University of Dayton, located at 1414 South Patterson Blvd in Dayton, OH. Call 937-223-1000 to make your reservations or log onto the tournament website,
The cut-off for reservations is 5:00 pm on May 15, 2018.

Visit for complete details and entry forms.



IBEW East Coast Motorcycle Ride

The IBEW East Coast Motorcycle Ride will take place on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 10 am in Morgantown, WV. This year’s ride is designed to bring awareness to Multiple Myeloma, a blood cancer that is found in bone marrow. Half of the registration fees for the ride will be donated to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.

Registration for the event is $35.00 per participant. You may register on line at; select the IBEW East Coast Motorcycle Ride icon. Register early; there is a limit to the number of riders to maintain a safe ride.

A block of hotel rooms are available on a first come, first served basis at the Hilton Garden Inn Morgantown located at 150 Suncrest Towne Centre Dr. in Morgantown, WV. Room rates start at $119.00/night plus tax. To reserve your room, call 304-225-9500 or visit their website at Hilton Garden Inn Morgantown.

More information is also available at