Welcome to the official website of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 197 in Bloomington, IL.
I.B.E.W. Local 197
2407 Beich Rd
Bloomington, IL 61705
Phone: (309) 827-4868
Fax: (309) 827-0197
If you are a member please log in to the web site to view recent Job Calls.
Want some facts on RIGHT TO WORK ... Download Right to Work Fact Sheet.docx
LABOR DAY PARADE-- Line up at corner of Front Street and S. 51. Parade kicks off at 10 am. Picnic will be at the hall afterwards. Bring a dish to share and pulled pork, burgers, hot dogs, chips, and beverages will be provided. Bags tourney, Bingo, games for kids will be provided.
Union Day Sept 12 ISU Redbirds Football click link for info Download 2015 Building Trades.pdf Download tailgate map.pdf You can purchase the tickets through the hall with cash or check or use the web with a Credit Card. The tailgate is free... Italian Sausages, Brats, Dogs, Beverages, and good times.
Labor Night at Chicagoland Speedway--NASCAR FANS. Download Union Member Offer Flyer.pdf
The McLean County Building Trades is raffling off a Kimber 1911 Download Kimber1911.pdf Tickets are $20 each. We have raffle tickets available at the hall, there are only going to be 200 sold. Drawing will take place as soon as tickets are sold or no later than Nov. 15.
Thanks to those who spent a Saturday volunteering their time and skills to provide the kids of Danvers with lights at their baseball field. It is a great example of how Union members are an asset to communities. Extra special thanks to Eric Post who spent a numerous amount of time on planning and preperation.
Thanks to all who came out to the Retiree Workshop. We had a great turnout and a lot of valueable information was discussed.
Congratulations to all of the members who received service pins. Kelly Gorman 40yrs, William Pershall 45 yrs, Derek Bauer 20 yrs, Justin Powell 10 yrs, Bob Vesper 15 yrs, Shawn Dehaven 20 yrs, Russell Roberts 40 yrs, Dan Uhlir 40 yrs, Tom Bunn 10 yrs, Matt Alsman 20 yrs, Chad Morris 15 yrs.
Check out our Photos By Clicking Here!!! Thanks to all our members and their families who came out to celebrate Labor Day! We hope everyone had fun and we look forward to building on the turnout in years to come.