Labor United Way Trap Shoot raises nearly $27,000 for programs in the metro area

ON TARGET: The winners have been announced from this year’s Labor United Way Trap Shoot, which rained more that $27,000 for United Way programs in the metro area. Congratulating the winners are (from left) St. Louis Labor Council President Pat White, Greater Madison County Federation of Labor President B. Dean Webb, United Way Director of Labor Engagement Sonja Gholston-Byrd, United Way Vice President of Labor Engagement Roz Sherman Voellinger and (far right) Southwestern Illinois Central Labor Council President Scot Luchtefeld. The winners were (from center to right) First Place Mike Nations (IBEW Local 1), Second Place Karl Kombrink (Laborers Local 670), Third Place Tom Peppenhorst (Laborers Local 670) – United Way photo

At long last, the results are in from this year’s Labor/United Way Trap Shoot. The annual event surpassed its $25,000 goal, raising $26,680 for United Way programs that serve metro area families.

The competition was stiff, but the top shooters hit their mark.

IBEW Local 309 President Mike Stuart and IBEW Local 1 retiree Mike Nations joined together for the great cause, with Nations taking home the Top Shooter trophy shooting for IBEW Local 309’s team.   


• 1st Place Mike Nations (IBEW Local 1, shooting for IBEW 309).

• 2nd Place Karl Kombrink (Laborers Local 670).

• 3rd Place – Tom Peppenhorst (Laborers Local 670).


• 1st Place Don Obernuefemann (Plumbers & Gasfitters Local 360).

• 2nd Place Tom Peppenhorst (Laborers 670).

• 3rd Place Mike Nations (IBEW Local 1, shooting for IBEW 309).


United Way invests more than $1 million each week into our communities, funding 170 agencies that help people in the bi-state area.

Supported by the Greater Madison County Federation of Labor, Greater St. Louis Labor Council, Southwestern Illinois Central Labor Council and St. Louis Building & Construction Trades Council, the annual trap shoot and barbecue is a great opportunity to test your skill, blow some clay pigeons out of the sky and enjoy some tasty barbecue all the while benefitting a good cause.

The United Way works hand-in-hand with Labor organizations in Missouri and Illinois to provide working families with necessities and opportunities.

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