Do you remember a point in your life when an earlier admonition by your parents, suddenly had meaning? That was an individual ‘point of maturity’ for you. You had grown as a person. Many in my generation worked union jobs from an early age. This led to a certain level of complacency regarding unions and… [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 IBEW 1245 East Bay Retirees Club has cancelled their meeting that was originally scheduled for March 12. The next meeting is scheduled for April 9. –Garrett Markwood, IBEW 1245 Temporary Business Rep
IBEW 1245’s North Bay Retirees Club passed the hat and raised $350 for Geyserville New Tech Academy’s Sports Program. This is in addition to a previous donation of $850, for a total of $1,200 (the majority of those funds came from Local 1245 retirees.) In January, Local 1245 Retiree Lee Grosman presented the check to… [Read More]
Seniors have shown themselves to be the most dependable voters, but they don’t always vote in their own best interest. They tend to vote for candidates based on social issues they favor or a familiar candidate, rather than on issues important to their economic well-being. We must be careful we don’t install a legislator who… [Read More]
The plan, introduced by Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Lamar Alexander (R-Tennessee), is a recipe for the ruin of IBEW multiemployer pension plans, including the National Electrical Benefit Fund.
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]
Recently my mother passed away and services were held for her. Of course, my many family members were with us, as well as many, many friends. But along with those, were members of our “Brotherhood” – certainly “friends” – but also “Brothers.” I wish to thank them very much and want them to know that… [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.