Unit 1111, Fresno, has a new meeting location effective June 7, 2011. The new meeting location is DiCicco’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria, 408 Clovis Ave., Clovis, CA. Mike Grill, Business Representative
Close to 400 union members, friends and family members gathered in Livermore on May 21 to enjoy Local 1245‘s First Annual Gold Cup Soccer Tournament. Eight teams consisting mostly of union Line Clearance Tree Trimmers competed in the four-game tournament while friends and family soaked up the sun and dined on fresh-made tacos and cold… [Read More]
IBEW Local 1245 President Mike Davis, on the right, administered the oath to two new members of the Advisory Council on April 30. Ken Amaral, in the middle, will now represent the old Drum Division of PG&E, Plumas Sierra REC, and City of Roseville. Amaral is a 32-year IBEW member and Senior Hydro Clerk in… [Read More]
Unit 3012, US Bureau of Reclamation, donated $300 from its unit fund to Disabled American Veterans just before Christmas of last year. The veterans group recently acknowledged the generous gift from IBEW Local 1245 members. The letter from Unit 3012 that accompanied the gift appears below: December 17, 2010 Mr. Wallace E. Tyson DAV National… [Read More]
The North Valley Labor Federation presented IBEW Local 1245 with its “Superstar Award” for our local’s action during the 2010 political season. Accepting on behalf of the union were, from left, Denise Miller, Modesto Irrigation District; Cecelia de la Torre, PG&E and Local 1245 Treasurer; Local 1245 Business Rep. Hunter Stern; Aaron Baker, Turlock Irrigation… [Read More]
Mandy Vucurovich is the winner of the 2011 Al Sandoval Memorial Scholarship. Her winning essay, below, addressed the topic: “Describe how life might be different for your family today if there had been no IBEW Local 1245.” Mandy is the daughter of 25-year member Matthew Vucurovich, a PG&E Lineman in San Francisco. When my sister… [Read More]
About 60 people marched and rallied in Reno on May 1 to celebrate May Day and show support for workers struggling to protect their rights. Joining the IBEW Local 1245 delegation at the rally were Frank Istrice, Bob Vieira, and Ben and Rita Weisshaar.