IBEW Local 8
  • Welcome to Local 8!

    IBEW Local 8 represents more than 2000 members in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan providing skilled craftsmen in the electrical construction industry including commercial, industrial, alternative energy, instrumentation, residential and voice-data-video.

    Our apprenticeship training programs offer students on-the-job training while attending class at our state-of-the-art Joint Apprenticeship Training Center. Providing highly skilled electricians for our customers is the goal of the IBEW. 

    Members also have the opportunity to take journeyman education classes in order to improve their skills and to continue to provide customers with the best trained workforce.

    Local 8's jurisdiction covers Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, Williams and Wood Counties in Ohio and Hillsdale, Lenawee and Monroe Counties in Michigan.

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    February 21, 2019
    Upcoming Events
    RENEW Mtg.
    Feb 21, 2019
    Executive Board Meeting
    Feb 25, 2019
    Feb 26, 2019
    Fremont Unit Meeting
    Feb 26, 2019
    Regular Union Meeting
    Mar 04, 2019
    Main Office
    807 Lime City Rd
    Rossford, OH 43460
    Office hours:
    Monday-Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Saturday 7:30 am - 11:30 am
    Adrian Unit
    136 E. Maumee St.
    Adrian, MI 49221
    *Union meetings are held the
    2nd Wednesday of the month.*
    Defiance Unit
    623 W. Second St.
    Defiance, OH 43512
    *Unit meetings are held the
    3rd Tuesday of the month.**
    Findlay Unit
    120 W. Front St.
    Findlay, OH 45840
    *Unit meetings are held the
    2nd Tuesday of the month.*
    Fremont Unit
    1468 E. State St.
    Fremont, OH 43420
    *Unit meetings are held the
    4th Tuesday of the month.*

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  • Union Meeting News
    Updated On: Feb 18, 2019

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    Retiree Dan Lewandowski is in Lakeland Hospital having testing done. Brother Lewandowski called the Business Office on Monday, February 18 and said the tests came back good!

    Reported at the Union Meeting on February 4, 2019

    Edward Skipka, Father of Brother Michael Skipka, passed away in January.

    Carolyn Knight Robinson, Sister of Brothers Ed and Chuck Knight, passed away on January 22.

    Ethel Lois Gonzalez,, Wife of Brother Arthur Gonzalez, passed away on January 22.

    Elizabeth A. Kiger, Mother of Brother Tim Kiger, passed away on January 23.

    Loretta Kenney, Sister of Sister Stephanie Swan, passed away on January 24.

    Retiree Gerald "Jerry" Clark passed away on January 25.

    Brother David Chamberlin's Mother and Father passed.

    Brother Joe Crouse is in Cleveland Clinic.

    Brother Ed "Steve" Quinonez hurt his ankle.

    Reported at the Union Meeting on January 21, 2019

    Retiree Barry Allen DeWees passed away on January 7.

    Retiree Allen F. Kern passed away on January 7.

    Ernest P. Yetter, Father of Brother David Yetter and Grandfather of Brother Adam Yetter passed away on January.

    Stephen Smith, Son of Retiree Buck Crosser passed away on January 9.

    Retiree Harry Lino, Sr. passed away on January 11.

    James L. Brock, Father of Brother Donald Brock passed away on January 14.

    Retiree Richard D. Akenberger passed away on December 17.

    Jennifer Long, Sister of Brother Chris Bailey passed away on January 12.

    A moment of silence was held.

    Brother Mel Womack is doing better.

    Brother Aaron Swanson is recovering from foot surgery.

    Brother Joe Crouse is having heart concerns.

    Brother Kevin Jackson had appendicitis.

    Retiree John Krajcar had knee surgery.

    Reported at the Union Meeting on January 7, 2019

    Beverly A. Dusseau, mother of Brother Mark Dusseau and grandmother of Brother Mark Dusseau II passed away on December 31.

    Donald Rudd, father of Brother Jeff Rudd passed away on December 29.

    James "Jim" Anderson, husband of Sister Sharon Anderson passed away on January 1.

    Retiree Spencer R. Niles passed away on January 4.

    Retiree Robert Beene is recovering at home.

    Brother Brad Meeker - illness.

    Retiree Allen F. Kern passed away.

    Brother Mel Womack is having health concerns.

    Brother Arnie Reaper is going through medical treatment.

    Brother Jerry Greene - carpal tunnel.

    Reported at the Union Meeting on December 17, 2018

    Brother William Karl House passed away on December 1.

    Kathy Jo Borton, mother of Brother Fileding Borton passed away on November 8.

    Hattie "Lou" Olender, mother of Retiree Tom Olender passed away on December 4.

    Donald Sigurdson, brother of Brother Gary Sigurdson passed away on December 6.

    Brother William "Bill" Baldwin passed away on December 12.

    Charles Huff, father of Brother John Huff passed away on December 12.

    Brother Ray McElheney passed away on December 15.

    A moment of silence was held.

    Jeff Childress - illness

    Norman Edwards - surgery

    Jarrid Vonseggern - car accident

    David Coronado's son-in-law Wes Wirebaugh - illness - asking for donations

    Addie Bates - home from hospital

    Bill Seyfried - having knee surgery

    John Solly - had hand surgery

    Lee Stewart - recovering from a heart attack

    Report at the Union Meeting on December 3, 2018

    Brother Kenny Hickman passed away on November 21.

    Loveya Ballez, daughter of Brother Brandon Banton passed away on November 21.

    Brother Ben Kolar had surgery.

    Brother Victor Vold's father passed away.

    Reported at the Union Meeting on November 19, 2018

    Brother James Kurth III passed away on November 10.

    Phyllis J. Lorigan, Wife of Deceased Retiree Edward Lorign and Mother of Deceased Retiree Timothy Lorigan passed away on November 4.

    Barbara A. Sonner, Wife of Retiree Dean Sonner and Mother of Retiree Timothy Sonner passed away on November 11.

    Victoria Adams, Wife of Brother Randall "Randy" Adams passed away on November 8.

    Retiree Robert Herman, passed away on October 14.

    A moment of silence was held.

    Retiree Jim Lemble was hospitalized.

    Reported at the Union Meeting on November 5, 2018

    Joshua Edge, former member and brother to Brother James Edge passed away on October 9.

    Kathleen Rodriguez-Welker, wife of Brother Mark Welker passed away on October 29.

    Della Mae Coberley, Mother of Brother James Coberley passed away on November 1.

    Retiree James Kroll passed away on October 28.

    Nancy Kroll, wife of Retiree James Kroll passed away on July 21.

    Dolores A. "Dolly" Lawhead, mother of Brother John Lawhead passed away on October 19.

    Robert Herman, former member passed away on October 14.

    A moment of silence was held.

    Brother Al Burnard had knee surgery.

    Brother Jason Goodsite is home recovering.

    Brother Danny Crook's wife is at Cleveland Clinic.

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