IBEW 1245 retiree Chip Chadwick is featured in this new “CNN Heroes” segment, which aired on December 9. Learn more about Chadwick’s work as a therapy dog handler here.
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]
IBEW Local 1245 RETIREES & ACTIVES You and your guest are cordially invited to attend IBEW 1245 Yerington Retiree Chapter’s annual Christmas Party When: Saturday, December 15, 2018 Where: El Superior Banquet Room 121 West Bridge Street Yerington, NV No Host bar 5:30 pm Dinner 6:00 pm Menu $12-$20 Excellent food RSVP: Judy Grush 775-463-3068 Email: … [Read More]
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]