Enjoying a Friday night with family at one of our favorite local restaurants, Ricardos!
Joe outlines his Sensible Plan to address blight to media and supporters.
Joe addresses a packed house at the Polish Falcons Club.
An Erie-native, Joe's local family is plentiful!
Joe and his wife, Rhonda, with supporters at an event.
Joe and his son, Joe, at a campaign event with supporters.
Joe announces First 100 Days Action Plan supporting Erie Neighborhoods
Another great day of door-to-door, thanks to help from Almi Clerkin & Rhonda.
Thanks to Jamie Messenger and Ronald Messenger of Iron Empire Clothing, we have some new #SchemberForMayor t-shirts for Fall.
Volunteering at the Erie Irish Festival
Cheering on the participants of the 2017 Barber Beast on the Bay
#TEAMSCHEMBER volunteering at the Barber Beast on the Bay
9/11 Memorial Service at the Blasco Library
#TeamSchember volunteering at the Zabawa Polish Festival
Volunteering has been an important aspect of Joe's life for several decades.
Zabawa Polish Festival 2017
Walking with the Steamfitters Union #449 in the 2017 Labor Day parade.
Going door-to-door to hear struggles first-hand and talk ideas to build opportunity, restore hope, and transform Erie.
Joe's nephews, Kevin & Brian, and their sons.
One of Joe's greatest joys of campaigning is going door-to-door to meet Erie-ites.
At the unveiling of the Barber National Institute's new aquatics center mural entitled "Tranquility."
It was funded by a generous donation from the Employees Community Service Fund of GE and created by more than 80 artists from community organizations working with Lee Steadman and BLOOM Collaborative.
Erie has been lucky to have such a dedicated professional in the performing arts community as Almi Clerkin.
Attending the historic first game of the Erie High School Royals Football team.
Running a 5K in support of The Arc of Erie and children/adults with special needs.
Participating in a panel discussion on Erie's Immigrant and Refugee population at Chautauqua Institution.
Honored to participate with Robin & Patrick Cuneo, Ben Speggen, Ferki Ferati, and John Downey.
Listening to "Media, Religion and Ethical Conduct in the Digital World" at Chautauqua Institution.
Also pictured, Robin & Patrick Cuneo & Ben Speggen.
The new mural at the Martin Luther King Center
It was designed and painted by neighborhood children with the help of local artists Thomas Ferraro, Cathy Ferraro, Edward DeFrece Grout and Ashley Pastore.
Joe & Rhonda with their daughter, Jodi, enjoying Zabawa Polish Festival.
Attending the first annual Erie PAL (Police Athletic league) summer camp took place at Gannon University.
Enjoying 8 Great Tuesdays on a summer night on the bayfront.
Joe enjoying the International Unity Festival.
Joe meeting Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf for the first time.
Meeting Big & Rich and Cowboy Troy at Celebrate Erie 2017
Erie Fire Fighters.
Enjoying Sticks & Bricks Wood Fired Pizza at Gears & Grub in West Erie Plaza
Joe's son, Joe, and other Schember supporter, Jenny.
#TeamSchember volunteers at the ServErie event to clean up Erie High School.
Joe & Rhonda with their daughter, Jodi.
Joe, Rhonda, Jaime & Joe after his primary victory.
#TeamSchember on Primary Election Night.
City Councilmen Endorse Joe Schember for Mayor.
Curtis Jones, Jr., David Brennan, & Mel Witherspoon.
Joe and his wife, Rhonda.
Photo Credit: Maitham Basha-Agha for Erie Reader 2017.
Outlining how he plans to build opportunity for all.
Making his formal announcement for Erie Mayor.
Crowds gathered to listen to Joe's vision at his mayoral announcement.
Joe and his late Father, Joe, after his election win to Erie City Council
Joe shares his vision and passion for Erie with a large crowd of supporters at his announcement!
Erie City Councilman Mel Witherspoon gets the crowd fired up and explains why He's supporting Joe.
Erie City Councilman Mel Witherspoon is fully supporting Joe Schember for Mayor
Joe and his wife, Rhonda, at his formal announcement at the Warner Theatre
Quote from Announcement Speech
Joe, Fr. Grohe & Rhonda
Lynn Anne Eisert-Dustin Endorses Joe Schember
Joe and his sisters, Mary Anne & Helene
Barber Ball 2014
Joe retired from his career of 40 years to run for Mayor
Jim Wertz, Erie Reader - May 11, 2016
Joe's family: Wife, Rhonda, and Children, Jaime, Jodi, and Joe
Photo from serving as the Chair Couple for the Barber Ball.
For 28 years, Joe and Rhonda having been volunteering as Mr. & Mrs. Claus to bring smiles to the children at the Barber National Institute
You can often find the Schembers at local ice cream establishments!
Joe's three children: Jaime, Jodi and Joe
Joe & Rhonda are active in the community and attend many charitable fundraisers and events.
Kathleen Burrows Endorses Joe Schember