In the Reno-Sparks, Nevada area, triple-digit temperatures in late summer aren’t uncommon. Unfortunately, many seniors simply cannot afford to pay for air conditioning, and the sweltering heat makes summertime uncomfortable and potentially life-threatening for low-income seniors. Four years ago, IBEW Local 1245 Reno-Sparks Retirees Club President Ron Borst challenged the members of his club to… [Read More]
A seven-year IBEW 1245 member who wishes not to be named recently lost her 26-year-old son suddenly. The family is still reeling from this tragedy, and could use our support to assist with funeral expenses. Please donate what you can using the link below.
The Electrical Workers Minority Caucus (EWMC) Solano Chapter hosted a bowling fundraiser on Friday, March 22 at the Starz Recreational Center in Vacaville. Twenty-none union members and family participated in the event, which raised $288 for the EWMC. EWMC-Solano plans to do more events in the future to bring awareness to the organization and local…. [Read More]
Electricity is something that most Americans take for granted. When we go home at night, we know that we’ll be able to turn on the lights, charge our cell phones, take a hot shower, grab some food from the fridge and heat it up in the microwave. But for the 300,000 individuals who live on… [Read More]
Volunteers are needed to help sort food donations in the Sacramento area! Click here for more info.
Event to honor the memory of IBEW 1245 member Tim Gillaspie, who was shot and killed at a dinner party in Santa Rosa while trying to protect his friends and family from the gunman. Proceeds will go to AMVETS and the Gillaspie family.
IBEW 1245 member Chao Kong’s seven-year-old daughter is battling cancer. Help make her dream of meeting a Disney princess come true through the Make-a-Wish Foundation!
Eighteen gas construction teams and more than a dozen gas and electric locators showed off their skills at the Fifth Annual PG&E/IBEW Gas Rodeo, which took place on April 13, 2019 at the PG&E Gas Safety Academy in Winters. They competed for fun, bragging rights, and the chance to advance to the national and international… [Read More]