At the November meeting of the IBEW 1245 Santa Rosa Retirees Club, retiree Greg Kestel presented Club President Art Fahrner with a plaque that hung on the wall of the PG&E Guerneville Service Center, a relic from his days as a part of the “Guerneville Gang” back in the mid-80s. Fahrner recently returned to his… [Read More]
On Saturday, Sept 16, IBEW 1245 retirees Ron and Vickie Borst went to the corner of Eagle Canyon Dr and Calle De la Platta in Spanish Springs, NV, posted several NO on Question 3 signs, and proceeded to rally and encourage those who passed by to take yard signs home and put them up on their… [Read More]
IBEW Local 1245 Retiree Club President and NARA President Thomas Bird (aka “TBird”) was awarded the Mike O’Callaghan/Samuel K. Lumke Teamwork Award at the NV AFL-CIO 62nd Constitutional Convention. Additionally, TBird advocated for the passage of NARA’s amended resolution to add a retiree organization representative to the Nevada AFL-CIO’s Executive Board. TBird was ultimately sworn in… [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.
Retiring after a long career is like graduating from high school. You don’t want to be anywhere or do anything that looks like work or controls your life. That is understandable, but the attack against the public pension system is relentless and requires strong action by all of us. These attacks, which take place on… [Read More]
For the third year in a row, the IBEW 1245 Reno/Sparks Retirees Club held its annual Spring fan collection drive to benefit Washoe County Senior Services. “This year, we matched our goal of 60 fans for seniors who can not afford air conditioning during the hot summer days in Washoe County,” said Reno/Sparks Retirees Club… [Read More]
The retirees and seniors of Nevada owe big thank yous to Senator Catherine Cortez Masto and Congresswomen Dina Titus and Jacky Rosen for standing up for us in in Washington. Nevada retirees will not forget in November.