Local Carpenters Donate to Disabled American Veterans

In early October, Local 2 of the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) donated $1,500 to Disabled American Veterans (DAV), a national veterans advocacy and assistance group with the core mission of providing veterans with a full range of benefits to lead high-quality lives.

Donations for DAV were collected at Local 2’s annual picnic, which was organized by the Local 2 Member Action Committee (MAC). Funds were raised by general donations and activities at the picnic, including Local 2 member participation in a dunk tank.

“Several Local 2 members are veterans, so we feel obligated to do what we can to give back to our nation’s heroes,” said Richard Fletcher, IKORCC Representative. “DAV is a really great organization with an amazing purpose. We are honored to present them with a monetary gift as our way of saying thank you to the men and women who put their lives on the line to protect our country and our freedom.”

For more information, please contact Richard Fletcher at rfletcher@ikorcc.com.

The Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters represents more than 32,000 professional tradespeople in 43 locals in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and parts of West Virginia and Tennessee. A proud affiliate of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, which has a century-plus tradition of representing the best of the building trades, the council works in partnership with more than 30,000 contractors, helping them find the best possible talent for their projects. The hallmark of the regional council is three-fold: training, professionalism and partnerships for economic development.

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