Sisterhood raises money for fallen Linemen

Local 1245 sends 10 to compete Local 1245 members performed well in a new lineman’s rodeo sponsored by the National Sisterhood United for Journeymen Linemen (NSUJL). The event, held June 1 in Claysburg, Penn, was created by the NSUJL to raise funds for the families of linemen who have been injured or killed on the job. IBEW 1245 sent journeyman teams from PG&E and Liberty Energy, as well as an apprentice team from Nevada Energy. The PG&E team scored fi rst place in the Knots and Splicing event. Nevada Energy Apprentice Lineman Blake McCoy won second place in the speed climb. The Liberty Energy crew won third place in the hot arm change out and third place in the overall linemen evaluation. The National Sisterhood plans to make this rodeo an annual affair. Read More  ]]>