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Parkersburg – Marietta Building Trades Raise +$6,000 with DAD’s Day Event

Members from the Parkersburg-Marietta Building Trades compete in the annual DAD's Day Sporting Clay Shoot in Whipple, Ohio on July 30, 2022.

Last month, the Parkersburg-Marietta Building and Construction Trades Council held their annual Dollars Against Diabetes Day (DAD’s Day) Sporting Clay Shoot on Saturday, July 30. This year’s event raised more than $6,000 for diabetes research efforts. The event was held at Hilltop Sports in Whipple, Ohio with over a dozen shooters participating in the competition. Sponsors for the event included: MOV Insurance;...

Tri-State Trades Annual DAD’s Day Event Raises $10,500 for Diabetes Research


The Tri-State Building and Construction Trades held their annual DAD’s Day Golf Outing on June 10. The event raised $10,500 for diabetes research. ‘DAD’s Day’ stands for Dollars Against Diabetes Day. The event has been a long running effort by the North American Building TradesUnions in the U.S. and Canada to support research for a cure to diabetes. Over the years,...

Boilermakers 667 Raise $990 For Oldman Rivers Food Bank


The motorcycle ride raised $990 for Oldman Rivers Food Bank in Parkersburg, WV. Boilermakers and Electricians rode from Parkersburg, West Virginia to Miners Memorial Park in McConnelsville, Ohio, where the picture was taken inside a derigging machine named ‘Big Muskie,’ used for mining coal. Oldman Rivers is an entirely volunteer-run non-profit, and all the money raised will go to helping those...

WV Carpenters Partner with Make-A-Wish Foundation


West Virginia Carpenters Jeremy Jeffers (left), Gary McCallister (photo, back center), and Luke Begovich (right) stand with Blake and his mother Julie, after installing a new pool lift at their house in Prince, West Virginia. The Make-A-Wish Foundation contacted the Carpenters last month to take on the volunteer project to help Blake get in and out of his poolmore easily. “We...

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