On Wednesday October 12, 2016, members of the Nevada Alliance for Retired Americans (NARA) held a bake sale and press conference at the Social Security Administration office in Reno, demanding that Rep. Joe Heck sign the pledge to protect Social Security. The event was covered by the local NBC affiliate, For the third time in recent weeks,… [Read More]
The Nevada Alliance for Retired Americans endorsed Catherine Cortez-Masto for United States Senate at her campaign office in Las Vegas earlier this week. NARA President and IBEW 1245 retiree Tom “T” Bird read and delivered the letter of endorsement, and then they celebrated Social Security’s 81st birthday with some delicious cake. “In her speech after the… [Read More]
IBEW Local 1245 retiree Ron Borst once again challenged the members of the Reno/Sparks Retirees club to collect as many fans as they could in order to donate them to low-income seniors in the area. “Temperatures in the Reno/Sparks area can exceed 100 degrees, and many seniors cannot afford to pay for air conditioning,” said Borst. The club… [Read More]
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Weakley Hall has a wide selection of unique union memorabilia on display, but nothing compares to the one-of-a-kind coffee table that IBEW Local 1245 retiree Ron Borst recently hand-crafted out of the IBEW old union logo that used to hang over the reception desk. Local 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell came up with the idea… [Read More]
A person could be forgiven for thinking that when she sits down with someone to get help with her 401(k) that the person doing the helping is actually, well, helping. Unfortunately that isn’t always the case. But now, thanks to anew rule from the Department of Labor, working people can rest a little easier.
IBEW Local 1245 retirees and Nevada Alliance for Retired Americans members attended the Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA) Western Regional Conference on Senior Issues in Las Vegas in March, along with ARA members from seven Western states. NARA State President and IBEW Local 1245 Retiree Tom “T” Bird had the honor of introducing Robert… [Read More]
The IBEW 1245 Carson City Retirees Club chapter has changed its meeting schedule. Instead of meeting every month, the club will now meet four times per year (January, April, August and October) on the 4th Thursday at 9am. The meeting place will remain the same (Grandma Hattie’s Restaurant, 2811 S. Carson St., Carson City, NV).
The IBEW 1245 Yerington Retirees Club Chapter has a new meeting location. Starting on February 24th, 2016, the club will meet at Pioneer Crossing Yerington (11 North Main Street, Yerington, NV 89447) in the Branding Iron Restaurant Meeting Room. The meetings will now take place on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 10:30am. –Tom “T” Bird, Yerington Retirees… [Read More]
The IBEW 1245 Reno/Sparks Retiree club chapter presented a $250 donation to the local Ronald McDonald house on Dec. 29, 2015. “We hope you know that this money goes a long way in keeping families close during critical times. It may seem small, but your group has now provided about 25 nights for a family… [Read More]