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.
On Jan. 17, 2018, the Winnemucca Battle Mountain IBEW Retirees Club presented a donation to the Humboldt County Senior Center. Retirees Club Treasurer Michael Dean presented the check to Senior Center Board Treasurer Charlie Beringer.
Members of the IBEW Local 1245 Winnemucca Retirees Club presented a donation to the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Post #744 in Winnemucca, NV to help the post further its mission in support of Vietnam Veterans. Winnemucca Retirees Club Treasurer Michael Dean presented the check to Post President Denny Parquette. Local 1245 retiree Jack Pardick is holding the… [Read More]
IBEW 1245 retiree Chip Chadwick has always had a strong desire to help sick and injured veterans. As a military vet himself, Chadwick is deeply connected to his brothers and sisters at the Veterans Affairs (V.A.) hospital. Ever since he retired, Chadwick has been searching for a special way to give back to the servicemen and women… [Read More]
In what has now become an annual tradition, the IBEW 1245 Reno/Sparks Retirees Club once again collected fans to donate to low-income seniors who cannot afford air conditioning. The weather in Washoe County often exceeds 100 degrees in the summer months, and heat illness can be a serious condition among seniors. This year, the Retirees… [Read More]
The IBEW 1245 Santa Rosa Retirees Club recently presented a $750 donation to Lower Lake High School. The donation will be used to support girls’ athletic programs. Retiree Red Olin graciously presented the check, and the students expressed their gratitude to IBEW 1245 and the retirees. –Mark McCrea, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
Local 1245 retirees showed their support for NV Energy CEO Paul Caudill as he testified against becoming the provider of last resort on Feb. 15, 2017 in Carson City. Pictured from left to right: Local 1245 retirees Ron Borst, Vickie Borst, Don Bagley, Frank Istrice, Rita Weisshaar and Chip Chadwick with NV Energy CEO Paul Caudill (center).
The IBEW 1245 Winnemucca Retirees Club has changed its meeting date. The group will now meet on the first Wednesday of March, June, September and December. The time and location will remain the same (11am, Round Table Pizza, 1043 W. 4th St., Winnemucca). –Tom “T” Bird, Winnemucca Retirees Club