Carpenters Local 1005 is proud to serve the carpenters and joiners of Northwest Indiana with quality construction and industrial craftspersons, and a strong commitment to innovate and create a progressive leadership to the Building Trades. Here you will find a history of our union; news, politics and happenings that matter in the world of union carpentry; links to our regional council, credit union and other important resources; a calendar of upcoming events; training information; & galleries.

Team

Steve Toth

President Email

John Carpenter

Vice President Email

Eric Yuhasz

Trustee Email

Frank Hennrich

Trustee Email

Dale Newlin

Treasurer Email

Sam Marasco

Conductor Email

John Hennrich

Trustee Email

Ron Simko

Financial Secretary Email

Mike Kwiatkowski

Recording Secretary Email

Mike Garcia

Warden Email

Latest News

State Representative Chuck Moseley Receives Honorary Membership from Carpenters Local #1005

Released on June 28, 2014

    Chesterton, IN - June 28, 2014 The IN/KY/OH Regional Council of Carpenters Local 1005 honored Indiana State Representative Chuck Moseley at their recent monthly meeting by naming him an honorary member.

    "Representative Mosely has a long history of union brothers in his own family and not only understands the importance of unions in our regions, but continually supports our union brothers through his ongoing fight against the right to work legislation," said Steve Toth, President of Carpenters Local 1005.

    For more information on the programs provided by Carpenters Local 1005, call the Union office, located at 780 Union Street in Hobart or call the Union office directly at (219) 942-0518.

Carpenters Local 1005 Annual Golf Outing 2014

Released on May 1, 2014

    Saturday, August 2, 2014 7am Registration / Breakfast • 8am Shotgun Start $50 Per Player • Robbinhurst Golf Club 383 W. 875 N. • Valparaiso, IN • Celebration BBQ Luncheon Immediately Following Presentation Awards & Prize Ceremony Call us with Questions: Steve Toth at 241-4580 or Tricia at 512-5372

State Representative Chuck Moseley Joins Local 1005 Carpenters in Beautifying Hobart Girls Softball Field

Released on April 19, 2014

    The IN/KY/OH Regional Council of Carpenters Local 1005 was recently joined by Indiana State Representative Chuck Moseley at a volunteer beautification event benefiting the Hobart Girls Softball Team.

    Representative Mosely joined Local 1005 members, parents and players as they constructed a new concession stand and remodeled the bathroom facilities making all stalls handicap accessible as well as installing new ceilings. “It was a beautiful way to spend a Saturday watching the community come together and help out a great organization,” said Carpenters Local 1005 President Steve Toth.

    For more information on the programs provided by Carpenters Local 1005, call the Union office, located at 780 Union Street in Hobart or call the Union office directly at (219) 942-0518 or visit www.carpenters1005.com.

Local Schools Get Recognized by IKORCC

Released on April 18, 2014

    Valpolife.com - On Friday, South Haven Elementary School in Valparaiso and Aylesworth Elementary School in Portage were awarded for their community service projects. Every three months the schools can submit a event to the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) that the children have been working on for the community. Read the full article here.

Carpenters Local 1005 Scholarship Program Application

Released on February 28, 2014

    Five - $500 Scholarships will be awarded. The sons, daughters and dependent children of 1005 members in good standing may apply for scholarships. The parent / guardian must have been a member of Local 1005 for at least one year. Applicants must be a full-time student at a college, university or trade school. Scholarships will be awarded based on scholastic merit and random drawing. If the applicant is graduating from high school in 2014, the cumulative high school GPA will be used. If the applicant is currently attending a college, university or trade school, the student's cumulative GPA for all higher education will be used. Applications are due April 19, 2014.

    A Total of $2,500.00 will be awarded each year. In the instance fewer than 5 students apply, the money will be equally divided among the applicants. Download the Application Here.

Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters - Giving Back

Released on February 12, 2014

Carpenters Local 1005 Receives National Recognition for their Helmets to Hardhats Program

Released on January 9, 2014

    The IN/KY/OH Regional Council of Carpenters Local 1005 was recently honored by the United States Secretary of Defense in support of their Helmets to Hardhats program, which was created in 2003 to fast-track military veterans into union apprenticeships in the construction industry.

    Since Helmets to Hardhats inception, the UBC has brought in more veterans than any other labor organization. John Hennrich, a local trustee and delegate for Local 1005 was on hand to honorably accept a plaque from Corey Herma, a member of Local 1005's Helmets to Hardhats program, in recognition of the program that helps military veterans find a career when returning from service.

    For more information on the programs provided by Carpenters Local 1005, including the Helmets to Hardhats program, call the Union office, located at 780 Union Street in Hobart or call the Union office directly at (219) 942-0518 or visit www.carpenterslocal1005.com.

Carpenters Local 1005 Supports Boomers 4 Brats Charity

Released on January 9, 2014

    The IN/KY/OH Regional Council of Carpenters Local 1005 recently gave a $500 donation in support of the Boomers 4 Brats charity started by Dan “Boomer” Kettwig, local Union Carpenter and owner of Boomers Bar in Portage, and Brian Shipp, a local Iron worker and member of the Indiana Plan.

    Steve Toth, President for Local 1005 and Frank Hennrich, a Trustee and Delegate for the union presented the check to Kettwig in support of the Boomers 4 Brats charity, which benefits children of union members who have recently lost a parent. Recently, the Boomers 4 Brats charity was able to provide holiday donations to four local families just before the holidays. “Boomer” himself was on hand during the holiday donations and personally delivered Christmas presents to - as he stated - “to maybe make a day just a little bit brighter for these special children who are missing a parent for their first Christmas,” said Kettwig.

    For more information on the the Boomers 4 Brats charity, email Dan “Boomer” Kettwig directly at dankettwig@yahoo.com. For more information on the IN/KY/OH Carpenters Local 1005 or ways you can support the Boomers 4 Brats charity or other union initiatives, please contact the Union office,

Carpenters Local 1005 Sponsors Iron Eagles Football Program

Released on October 24, 2013

    The IN/KY/OH Regional Council of Carpenters Local 1005 recently sponsored the NWI Iron Eagles Football program for underprivileged children. For more information on the Iron Eagles Football Program, visit www.nwiironeagles.com.
    Pictured: NWI Iron Eagles President, Paul Cuellar giving the game ball to Carpenters Local 1005 President, Steve Toth on October 12th at Lake Station’s Edison Jr./Sr. High School.

Carpenters Local 1005 Annual Golf Outing

Released on May 1st, 2013

    Saturday, August 3, 2013 7am Registration / Breakfast • 8am Shotgun Start $50 Per Player • Robbinhurst Golf Club 383 W. 875 N. • Valparaiso, IN • Celebration BBQ Luncheon Immediately Following Presentation Awards & Prize Ceremony Call us with Questions: Steve Toth at 241-4580 or Tricia at 512-5372

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Training

2014 Journeyman Upgrade Training Schedule - Hobart Campus

JANUARY 2014
Week of January 6 Welding Evenings
Weeks of January 6 and 13 (two weeks) OSHA 30 Evenings
Week of January 20 ICRA Evenings, hands on Saturday
January 27 and 28 Scaffold Refresher Evenings
January 29 and 30 Fall Protection Evenings

FEBRUARY 2014
Week of February 3 Welding Evenings
Weeks of February 3 and 10 (two weeks) OSHA 30 Evenings
Week of February 17 ICRA Evenings, hands on Saturday
Weeks of February 17 and 24 (two weeks) Scaffold 32 Evenings
February 24 and 25 Fall Protection Evenings

MARCH 2014
Week of March 3 Welding Evenings
Weeks of March 3 and 10 (two weeks) OSHA 30 Evenings
Week of March 10 Rigging Refresher Evenings
Week of March 17 ICRA Evenings, hands on Saturday
March 24 and 25 Scaffold Refresher Evenings
March 26 and 27 Fall Protection Evenings

APRIL 2014
Week of April 7 Welding Evenings
Weeks of April 7 and 14 (two weeks) OSHA 30 Evenings
Weeks of April 7 and 14 (two weeks) Rigging Evenings, hands on Saturday
Week of April 21 ICRA Evenings, hands on Saturday
April 21 and 22 Scaffold Refresher Evenings
April 28 and 29 Fall Protection Evenings

MAY 2014
Week of May 5 Welding Evenings
Weeks of May 5 and 12 (two Weeks) OSHA 30 Evenings
Weeks of May 5 and 12 (two weeks) Rigging Evenings, hands on Saturday
May 27 and 28 Fall Protection Evenings
May 29 and 30 Scaffold Refresher Evenings

JUNE 2014
Week of June 2 Welding Evenings
Weeks of June 2 and 9 (two weeks) Rigging Evenings, hands on Saturday
Weeks of June 2 and 9 (two weeks) OSHA 30 Evenings
Week of June 16 ICRA Evenings, hands on Saturday
Weeks of June 16 and 23 (two weeks) Scaffold 32 Evenings
June 25 and 26 Fall Protection Evenings

JULY 2014
Weeks of July 7 and 14 (two weeks) Rigging Evenings, hands on Saturday
Week of July 21 Rigging Refresher Evenings
July 21 and 22 Fall Protection Evenings
July 23 and 24 Scaffold Refresher Evenings

AUGUST 2014
Weeks of August 4 and 11 (two weeks) Rigging Evenings, hands on Saturday
August 25 and 26 Scaffold Refresher Evenings
August 27 and 28 Fall Protection Evenings

SEPTEMBER 2014
Week of September 8 Welding Evenings
Weeks of September 8 and 15 (two weeks) OSHA 30 Evenings
Weeks of September 8 and 15 Rigging Evenings, hands on Saturday
Week of September 15 ICRA Evenings, hands on Saturday
September 22 and 23 Fall Protection Evenings
September 24 and 25 Scaffold Refresher Evenings

OCTOBER 2014
Week of October 6 Welding Evenings
Weeks of October 6 and 13 (two weeks) Rigging Evenings, hands on Saturday
Weeks of October 6 and 13 (two weeks) OSHA 30 Evenings
Week of October 20 ICRA Evenings
Weeks of October 20 and 27 (two weeks) Scaffold 32 Evenings
October 29 and 30 Fall Protection Evenings

NOVEMBER 2014
Week of November 3 Welding Evenings
Weeks of November3 and 10 (two weeks) OSHA 30 Evening
Week of November 10 ICRA Evenings, hands on Saturday
November 17 and 18 Fall Protection Evenings
November 19 and 20 Scaffold Refresher Evenings

DECEMBER 2014
Week of December 1 Welding Evenings
Week of December 1 Rigging Refresher Evenings
Week of December 15 ICRA Evenings hands on Saturday

All classes are on a first come first served basis

All evening classes are from 5:00pm until 9:00pm
All daytime classes are from 7:30am until 4:00pm

Dues must be current

To verify class schedule or for more information call the Hobart Campus at (219) 947-3348


CLASSES
ICRA (infection control risk assessment) - 24 hours - Class size 8
Rigging - 40 hours - Class size 12 (days) Class size 6 (evenings)
Rigging Refresher - 16 hours - Class size 16
Scaffold 32-32 hours - Class size 24
Scaffold Refresher - 8 hours - Class size 24
Fall Protection - 8 hours - Class size 16
OSHA 30-30 hours - Class size 40
Welding - Monday through Thursday welding Friday testing - Class size 12

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Contact

Phone 219.942.8896 • 780 N. Union Street • Hobart, Indiana 46342

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