On Thursday, June 4, 2020, members of several different unions in northern Nevada joined together virtually for a phone bank to make phone calls for Natha Anderson, a Democratic candidate for the state Assembly District 30. Natha Anderson is a second-generation Nevadan and a fourth-generation educator. She has taught at several middle and high schools… [Read More]
23-year IBEW 1245 member Garrett Smith, who works as an Electric Troubleman for NV Energy, describes his experience as an essential worker on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The IBEW 1245 Winnemucca Retirees Club presented a $250 community fund donation to the Battle Mountain High School Sober Grad Night. “The Sober Grad Night program provides our high school graduating class with an alcohol-free, ‘job well done’ party,” Hinton said. “The seniors are provided games and refreshments, and there is a raffle with prizes… [Read More]
14-year IBEW 1245 member Marty Marshall, who works as a gas serviceman for NV Energy, describes his experience as an essential worker on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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]