IBEW 1245 retiree Tom “T” Bird was elected to serve as the next President of the Nevada Alliance for Retired Americans (NARA). Bird was nominated by Nevada AFL-CIO Executive Secretary-Treasurer Danny Thompson to succeed former NARA President Scott Watt at the most recent NARA Board meeting on December 8. His term officially begins on January 1, 2015. “All… [Read More]
The Yerington Chapter of the IBEW 1245 Retirees Club held a yard sale on Saturday, October 18th at the home of in Luther & Alyce Reese. The event raised $689, and all of the proceeds were donated to the local Salvation Army’s “Angel Tree” program, which helps struggling families purchase holiday gifts for their children. The retirees… [Read More]
Please note that the November 12th meeting of the Vacaville/Sacramento retiree club chapter, originally scheduled to take place at the IBEW 1245 union hall, has been cancelled. The next retirees meeting will take place the second Wednesday in January.
It’s something we all look forward to for most of our working lives. But as we inch closer to retirement, the thought of forgoing work (and the steady paycheck) can be equal parts thrilling and terrifying. Questions and concerns about Social Security, investments, health care and inflation can turn what’s supposed to be a joyous… [Read More]
On Monday September 1, a group of Northern Nevada IBEW 1245 members and retirees marched in the Annual Virginia City Labor Day Parade. It was mentioned by the old timers that it was the largest crowd and participation in Virginia City’s history. The Nevada IBEW participants might have missed this year’s event if it were not for Pat Waite, the IBEW 1245 Business… [Read More]
Retiree leaders from Nevada and California came together last week to discuss new ways to build up and improve IBEW 1245’s retiree program. IBEW retiree group leaders and representatives from the California Alliance of Retired Americans (CARA) and the Nevada Alliance for Retired Americans (NARA) met in Reno for a brainstorming session that they hope will… [Read More]
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