IBEW 1245 retiree Chip Chadwick has always had a strong desire to help sick and injured veterans. As a military vet himself, Chadwick is deeply connected to his brothers and sisters at the Veterans Affairs (V.A.) hospital. Ever since he retired, Chadwick has been searching for a special way to give back to the servicemen and women… [Read More]
Unit #2516, Lodi, presented a $500 donation from the IBEW 1245 Community Fund to Lodi’s One Eighty Youth Program. The One Eighty Program is dedicated to helping at-risk youth and families make a 180-degree change toward thriving physically, emotionally, and spiritually. One Eighty exists to impact the lives of third through twelfth-grade students by providing a safe place for teens that… [Read More]
Several IBEW 1245 members from unit #1122, Merced ID, assisted in the annual handicap fishing day at Yosemite Lake, where they manned the grilled and cooked hot dogs for the participants. They also provided potato chips, cookies, water and soda, funded by the community fund contribution that the unit made this Spring. –Sheila Lawton, IBEW… [Read More]
Unit #1218, Lompoc, recently donated $250 from the Community Fund (by way of the Lompoc Employees Association) to the Lompoc Chelsea Soccer Club G02. The team plans to use the funds to purchase new equipment bags. They were all very happy and thankful to receive the check, and said that it will help the team very much…. [Read More]
In what has now become an annual tradition, the IBEW 1245 Reno/Sparks Retirees Club once again collected fans to donate to low-income seniors who cannot afford air conditioning. The weather in Washoe County often exceeds 100 degrees in the summer months, and heat illness can be a serious condition among seniors. This year, the Retirees… [Read More]
The IBEW Local 1245 Lompoc Unit and EWMC (Electrical Workers Minority Caucus) teamed up with a local business (DenMat, manufacturer of dental implants) to form a team to raise funds to donate to the 2017 Relay for Life. Relay for Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. It is held annually and… [Read More]
“AMISTAD, UNIDAD Y SOLIDARIDAD” Underneath clear, sunny skies, IBEW 1245 tree trimmers and their families participated in the 7th annual IBEW 1245 Soccer Tournament/Family Day in Ripon, California. Local 1245 Tree trimmers from Davey Tree, Trees Inc. Utility Tree, Mowbray and Synergy Tree companies celebrated the theme of Amistad, Unidad, y Solidaridad (Friendship, Unity and… [Read More]
Please note the following date change for the Clay Shoot in Hilmar: Due to severe flooding at Roosters Ranch, the Hilmar Clay Shoot has once again been rescheduled for June 17, 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Questions may be directed to Liz McInnis, ejmh@IBEW1245.com.
Approximately 140 eager shooters braved less than ideal weather conditions to participate in the 6th Annual IBEW Northern California Clay Shoot at Raahauge’s Pheasant Chukar and Sporting Clays in Dunnigan, CA on April 8th, 2017. The day started out cold and overcast, and by mid-morning, a steady, light rainfall set in, presenting shooters with an added… [Read More]
IBEW Local 1245 members Clara McAfee-Evans, Cloudell Douglass & Eleanor Brown joined fellow members of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) for a Shoreline Cleanup community service event at the Port of Oakland on Earth Day.