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    • What's New at IBEW 697

      IBEW Local 697 is a “Medal of Honor” sponsor for the 2021 Walk for the Disabled American Veterans.  Brother Mike Longoria and the 697 Veterans Committee will be participating in the walk and extending the invite to all 697 Members that would like to attend.  The Walk for DAV will be Saturday, June 5th at 10:00am at Wicker Park in Highland, Indiana.  If you would like to participate, please email the 697 Veterans Committee Chairman – Mike Longoria with the shirt sizes you need as Local 697 will be doing a special design for the event sparky21212121@yahoo.com


      Download: 2021 Navy Blue Memorial Day Shirt.png

      Morrison, TN resident and East Chicago, Indiana native George Brian Lesnick, age 81, was born February 24, 1940 and died May 3, 2021 peacefully at his home.

      A training director with IBEW for over forty years and United States Army veteran of Vietnam, he was the son of the late George and Bernadine Frisinger Lesnick.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by third wife, Joan Lesnick.

      Mr. Lesnick was married to Deborah Lesnick of Morrison, TN.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by five children, Dean (Lisa) Earman of Chesapeake, VA, Darrell (Jane) Earman of Nokesville, VA, B. Curtis Lesnick of Chesterton, IN, Cathrine (Mike) Elgeness of Lombard, IL and Megann Lesnick of Chicago, IL;  twelve grandchildren and one great-grandchild;  three brothers, Keith (John) Lesnick of California, Richard Lesnick of Iowa and Mark Lesnick of Indiana;  two brothers-in-law, Billy Lee Lauderback of New Jersey and Gene Raymond of Virginia and sister-in-law, Jane Arlene Glen of Virginia.

      Mr. Lesnick was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

      Online condolences may be made at www.highfuneralhome.com

      High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

      Honor our past and invest in our future...

      Place your name or message on a 4” x 8” Brick Paver in the pavilion at the IBEW Local 697 Complex.

      Each Brick Paver is $50.00 and includes 3 lines with 13 characters per line.

      To participate, simply download the attached Brick Paver order form, complete the required information and submit it to the Local 697 Business Office with your $50.00 check.  Order forms are also available at the Local 697 Business Office.

      Deadline to order for the next round of Bricks is THURSDAY, July 1, 2021

      Local 697 has just received shipment of 2 new Local 697 t-shirts.  Grey without pocket and high-vis orange with pocket.  These American made and Locally Union Printed shirts are $15 each at the Local 697 Business Office.  Hurry in as this round will sell out fast. Click on the “Merchandise” tab under to Members section of the Local 697 website or app to view all of our in stock items.  Don’t forget about the sweatshirts, windbreakers and golf shirts as we transition into spring.


      Download: 2021 Orange short sleeve.png , 2021 Grey short sleeve.png

      The IBEW Local 697 Golf League for 2021 began play on Monday, April 26th at River Pointe Golf Course – 6700 Country Club Road in Hobart, Indiana.

      Click on the "Golf League" tab under Committees & Clubs for all the details and contact information.

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