In Washoe County, NV, temperatures can reach and exceed 100 degrees in the summer, and many seniors cannot afford air conditioning. A few years ago, IBEW 1245 Reno/Sparks Retirees Club President Ron Borst challenged his fellow club members to collect fans for their neighbors in need, and the drive has become an annual tradition. This… [Read More]
On March 4, IBEW 1245’s Winnemucca Retirees Club presented a $500 Community Fund donation to Winnemucca Domestic Violence Services, which offers free confidential services — including support, housing options, counseling, legal referrals, safety plan and much more — to those experiencing domestic violence or sexual assault. Morlan also gave the retirees a short presentation about… [Read More]
The Yerington IBEW Local 1245 Retirees Club made a donation to the Wreaths Across America in honor of our veterans who gave a portion of their lives for our country. The laying of wreaths in Nevada is organized by the Nevada Veterans Coalition and is coordinated across America annually on the 2nd Saturday in December… [Read More]
The IBEW Local 1245 Winnemucca Retirees club made a generous donation to the Abundant Tree Christmas program through Winnemucca Domestic Violence Services, which is dedicated to providing victims of abuse and their children with a safe environment free from violence. The donation will provide dinners for several families. Treasurer Michael Dean presented the checks on… [Read More]
IBEW 1245’s Reno/Sparks Retirees Club donated $250 from the Community Fund to the local Meals on Wheels. “This donation will feed a senior for more than nine weeks!” reported Retirees Club President Ron Borst.
In a major victory for NV Energy, the electric utility has filed a proposed contract with utility regulators to provide a new, reduced-rate pricing system for the Raiders’ stadium and team facilities, reversing earlier plans for the football team to operate independently of the state’s largest electric utility.
Members of IBEW 1245’s Reno/Sparks Retirees Club demonstrated their solidarity with 50,000 striking GM workers by joining a march and rally outside a GM parts distribution facility in Stead, NV, about 15 miles north of Reno. “Great experience! The UAW members were very thankful and amazed at the turn out to support them. They had… [Read More]