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]
On Feb. 1, 2017, Unit 1218, City of Lompoc, presented a $250 donation to Justin (JD) Aguilar, a Lompoc employee currently working in the Urban Forestry Department. The Community Fund donation is intended to assist JD as he pursues training at Northwestern Lineman School in Oroville, CA. JD has requested a 90-day unpaid Leave of Absence from… [Read More]
IBEW 1245 member John Wilson organized a food drive at NV Energy to help needy families in the Reno/Sparks area. With the help of NV Energy volunteers, Wilson collected enough donations from Local 1245, NV Energy and his fellow employees to provide Christmas turkeys and dinners for over 200 families! –Pat Waite, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
Dozens of Local 1245 members took part in this year’s International Day of Service on Saturday November 19, sponsored by the Electrical Workers Minority Caucus. The volunteers donned tee-shirts with a powerful message: “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth,” and participated in activities all across Local 1245’s jurisdiction…. [Read More]