• BUD Round 11 Cohort Graduation – Oct. 24

    Tuesday October 24, 2017, will be the graduation ceremony for the Building Union Diversity (BUD) Round 11 Cohort. We would like to invite you to visit the group and celebrate their program graduation. As we have done previously,...

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  • NECA Contractors Dominate Annual Ranking of STL’s Largest Electrical Contractors

    The strength of St. Louis National Electrical Contractor Association (NECA) members is again on display in the annual ranking of the largest electrical contractors by the St. Louis Business Journal.   Eighteen of the 22 electrical contractors ranked...

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  • Electrical Connection Helps Disabled Mother

    Debbie Augustine thought she was on the threshold of stabilizing her life after recovering from a coma and a serious illness.  The 47-year-old mother bought a home next door to her parents’ house on Mitchell Avenue in...

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  • Unions Pitch In To Set Up ‘Back 2 School Store’

    From Labor Tribune:  Eighteen volunteers from six building trades unions and the Missouri AFL-CIO provided the manpower last week to help the National Council of Jewish Women, St. Louis Chapter (NCJW), ready their annual “Back 2 School...

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  • Three IBEW/NECA Projects are Finalists in the 2017 AGC Keystone Awards

    The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Missouri is saluting three IBEW/NECA projects as finalists in its AGC Keystone Awards. This is the 20th anniversary for prestigious construction awards program.  Since 1997, nearly 100 IBEW/NECA projects have been...

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  • Electrical Connection Partners with Saint Louis FC To Support “Shop with a Cop” on July 22, 2017

    For the second year in a row, one of the most successful law enforcement community trust-building programs is receiving a big boost from a partnership between the Electrical Connection and Saint Louis FC.   The Electrical Connection...

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  • IBEW 309 Retirees Put the ‘Blitz’ in ‘Blitz Build’

    From Labor Tribune:  For 24 years, a community group has slowly been building a neighborhood of new houses here that give hard-working residents a chance to turn their lives around. This year, they have a powerful new...

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  • Electrical Connection Volunteers Making 35 St. Louis Low Income Homes Safer

    The Electrical Connection will wrap up work in the coming weeks on 35 low income homes to make them more electrically safe.   Electrical Connection volunteers are making the improvements for Rebuilding Together St. Louis. The effort includes...

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  • Sustainable Careers in the Electrical Industry

    From The St. Louis American:  by Jim Curran and Dennis Gralike Trisa Newburn’s career derailed when the Great Recession closed her massage therapy business. She needed something sustainable, something she could grow into to fulfill aspirations. She...

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  • Electrical Connection Saves Festus Little League Season

    For a time, it appeared that the joys of summer with the crack of the bat and kids playing baseball might be silenced at the Twin City Little League in Festus, Mo.  That’s because the lighting for...

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