• 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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  • Electrical Connection Urges Caution in Flood Areas Impacting Electrical Systems

    The Electrical Connection IBEW/NECA partnership reminds residents in flooded areas to be wary of shock hazards around their home and carefully check credentials of any company offering repairs. IBEW/NECA electrical contractors will again work with government officials,...

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  • Electrical Connection Launches Boat Dock Safety Campaign

    In advance of the summer boating season, the Electrical Connection is offering tips to boat dock owners to ensure their docks are electrically safe.    Recently, the mother of two children electrocuted while swimming around a boat dock...

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  • Electrical Connection Sponsors Saint Louis FC’s Third Season in St. Louis

    Saint Louis Football Club (Saint Louis FC) kicks off its third season with a new look and a continuing prominent sponsorship by the Electrical Connection. Saint Louis FC made significant roster changes in the off season, including...

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  • Electrical Connection Honors Outstanding Students in STEM Education

    The best and brightest high school students in St. Charles County were saluted in the 8th Annual STEM Celebration Breakfast, co-sponsored by the Electrical Connection.  The annual salute recognized 18 students that excel in the subjects of...

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  • IBEW/NECA Electrical Industry Training Center Enters Partnership With St. Louis Community College

    Missouri’s most prolific producer of highly skilled and safe electricians and communication technicians is strengthening career opportunities through an education partnership with St. Louis Community College (STLCC).  The IBEW/NECA Electrical Industry Training Center has entered a partnership...

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  • Electrical Connection Named Arcus Award Finalist

    The St. Louis region’s economic development organization is honoring the Electrical Connection for its corporate citizenship.  The St. Louis Regional Chamber has named the electrical industry labor-management partnership an Arcus Awards finalist for the Ameren Corporate Citizenship...

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