Certified Electrician and the IBEW 697 team wore red and donated to the American Heart Association on Feb. 1st, National Go Red Day. We are always committed to helping raise awareness and education about heart disease here in Northwest Indiana. #NWIGoesRed

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Work begins on Claremont of Crown Point

We are proud to say this project will be wired by one of our Certified Electrical Contractors- Circle "R". The nearly 66,600-square-foot Claremont of Crown Point Medical Resort will house 70 recovery suites for nursing and rehabilitative care and another 30 assisted-living apartments for seniors. For the full story please click the title line above.


New Tradewinds building Complete in Hobart

The new TradeWinds facility was wired by our Certified Electrical Professionals!

Circle “R” Electric installed the main electrical system.

Northwest Communications installed the data lines and phone system.

Emcor/Hyre installed the alarm system and provides the 24/7 monitoring. 

Donated labor was also provide by our Certified Apprentices for all of the lighting in the sewing shop to help TradeWinds reduce their overall costs.

South Shore Clean Cities hosts IBEW Local 697 on “The Green Commuter” Wednesday, Jan 8 2014, 12:05 pm - 12:35 am CST

This month South Shore Clean Cities (SSCC) is proud to announce International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 697 representatives, Ryan Reithel, Dan Waldrop and Joe Pfister as its January 8 radio guests on “The Green Commuter.”

SSCC hosts its radio program twice each month. “The Green Commuter” highlights green activities around Northwest Indiana and the Chicagoland Area. Host Carl Lisek speaks with industry and government leaders; provides news and information about environmental events, as well as green products and processes.

Tune in to 89.1 FM or www.lakeshorepublicmedia.org at noon Wednesday, Jan. 8 to hear about the many green efforts of Local 697.  

*This event has been rescheduled to January 29th at 11:30am on 89.1 FM