23Jun 2019

District Council 6 will host their 14th Annual PATCH Golf Outing at Coppertop Golf Course on Thursday, August 1st. A large crowd is expected to turn out to enjoy the four-person scramble format which will also feature several special events including longest drive, closest to the pin, skins game, and a poker game. Raffle baskets, a 50/50 raffle, combined with a delicious steak dinner and good times with friends.

Founded in 2001, the members of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades created the PATCH Foundation to support organizations that provide educational and medical services to our youth, as well as support local sports programs. This is the 14th year that DC6 has hosted a golf outing for PATCH. Past Patch Foundation support has included the New Castle, PA WMCA, The Littlest Heroes, and the Golden String, Inc.

“Every penny that is raised goes to children’s charities throughout the council,” said Jim Sherwood, Business Manager Secretary/Treasurer for DC6. To learn more about the Painters & Allied Trades for Children’s Hope PATCH, visit 

18Apr 2019

April 18, 2019; Strongsville Ohio:  The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 6 (IUPAT) is planning to rehab three cutting edge nonprofit addiction treatment services; the Jean Marie House Recovery Center in Brook Park Ohio, Addiction Services Council Recovery Center in Cincinnati, and the Refuge Ministry Recovery Center in Columbus. In total, approximately $75,000 in Labor and Materials will be donated by over 40 IUPAT members on Saturday, April 20th the IUPAT Day of Community Action.  The support is part of a district-wide initiative to focus union resources towards fighting the opioid epidemic.

“IUPAT DC6 is committed to making a positive impact in the communities in which we live and work,” said Jim Sherwood, Business Manager Secretary/Treasurer for IUPAT DC6. “Seven out of 10 families are touched by addiction.  IUPAT DC6 is partnering with organizations that are on the front lines dealing with this crisis.”

The Jean Marie House is a sober Living Program for women, with a capacity of serving 35 women at one time.  They are part of the Ed Keating Center, which has three non-profit sober living facilities that treats recovering alcoholic and drug-addicted men and women.  Addiction Services Council has cut overdose rates in Cincinnati by as much as 35%. Their prevention services reach more than 30,000 people annually, which supports their vision to build a community free of drug and alcohol abuse as well as the disease of addiction. The Refuge Ministry Recovery Center in Columbus offers free drug rehab services. They have four locations around central Ohio that serve 75+ men and women. They have heled more than 5,000 men and women recover from addiction.

The IUPAT Community Action Day begins at 7:AM on Saturday, April 20th and is concluded whenever the projects are done. Local IUPAT members volunteer their time towards the projects, which are always focused on IUPAT’s home communities. For more information on the IUPAT Day of Community Action, visit .

12Mar 2019

District Council 6 would like to welcome David Lay out of Local 249 as the newest Business Representative/ Organizer who will be covering the Dayton and Cincinnati areas. David has been a drywall finisher for the past 9 years, served on his local e-board and is a member of the Young Lions. Help us congratulate David on his new position!

19Feb 2019

Come spend the day at CEDAR POINT, the rollercoaster capital of the world!

On Saturday, June 8th, DC 6 is having a council-wide CEDAR POINT day where members can purchase up to 6 tickets for $30 each! We also have a discount parking pass for additional purchase of $12.50 and an all you can drink wristband for fountain drinks for an additional $9 each.  And if you feel like getting there early for a jump on the lines, we are allowed into the park one hour before it opens to the public.

We will be mailing out an order form to every member in DC 6 soon so keep an eye out for the mailing.