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.
Unit #1122, Merced Irrigation District, voted in March to contribute $250 from the union’s Community Fund to support the Merced Adult School open house and awards ceremony, which took place on April 6, 2017. The funds were used to purchase food for the event, and Local 1245 members Craig Tatum and Jerrid Fletcher, both employed… [Read More]
The IBEW 1245 Santa Rosa Retirees Club recently presented a $750 donation to Lower Lake High School. The donation will be used to support girls’ athletic programs. Retiree Red Olin graciously presented the check, and the students expressed their gratitude to IBEW 1245 and the retirees. –Mark McCrea, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
On January 27, 2017, Rene Cruz Martinez and I volunteered with Junior Achievement (JA) at Mather Heights Elementary school located in Sacramento, CA. We are both IBEW 1245 members employed at Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), and also officers of the Electrical Workers Minority Caucus (EWMC) Solano County Chapter. The 4th grade lesson I participated in involved teaching… [Read More]