IBEW 1245 member Bud Lair and his family are going through an extremely challenging time, as Lair’s adult son was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor. The condition is very serious, and his treatment has family and loved ones taking him from his home in Shelter Cove to treatment centers in Eureka and UCSF. Lair,… [Read More]
IBEW 1245 member Dorine Fabing and her husband, IBEW 1245 retiree Mark Fabing, organized their 12th annual Brice Fabing Memorial Bikes 4 Kids drive in December of 2018. The drive is in memory of their son, Brice, who died in 2005 at the age of 17. Thanks to the Fabings’ tireless fundraising efforts, this year’s… [Read More]
For the past decade, IBEW 1245 members at NV Energy have been providing support — in both money and time — to the Evelyn Mount Community Outreach Program’s food pantry as well as the annual holiday food drive. This year, the members, in conjunction with the company, raised more than $7,000 for the food drive…. [Read More]
IBEW’s Electrical Workers Minority Caucus (EWMC) Solano Chapter commemorated EWMC’s Fourth Annual International Day of Service in November at three different community service activities across the Local’s jurisdiction. In Sacramento, IBEW 1245 Staff Organizer Rene Cruz Martinez coordinated the EWMC volunteer effort at Loaves and Fishes, an organization committed to feeding the hungry and housing the… [Read More]
Unit #5000, Manufacturing, contributed $500 from the Community Fund to Sunnyvale Community Services, a nonprofit emergency assistance agency whose mission is to prevent homelessness and hunger for low-income families and seniors facing temporary crisis. The unit used the funds to purchase socks for the individuals seeking assistance through SCS.
In what has become an annual tradition, IBEW 1245’s Reno/Sparks Retirees Club stopped by the Evelyn Mount Community Outreach Program to deliver a $600 donation check in support of her annual food drive. Mount has been collecting a distributing food to needy families in the Reno area for many years. Pictured above: Reno/ Sparks Retirees Club… [Read More]
On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 15 organizing stewards and prospects in the Bay Area joined the Organizing team and IBEW 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell for a morning field trip to Youth Spirit Artworks in Berkeley, CA. YSA is a nonprofit organization that uses art as a vehicle for healing and transformation, with a focus… [Read More]
One hundred and twenty-six golfers hit the greens on October 6, 2018 for IBEW 1245’s 31st annual golf tournament, which took place at Cypress Lakes Golf Course in Vacaville. The annual golf tournament is one of Local 1245’s oldest and most beloved traditions. The easy-play, 18-hole event is open to all Local 1245 members and retirees,… [Read More]
Yerington IBEW Local 1245 Retirees distributed their 2018 community funds to two non-profits in Yerington over the summer. The Lyon County Museum provides a unique overview of Yerington’s proud history, and the Helping Communities Coalition works with local food banks to help those in Yerington and across the state in need of nourishment.