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Come and see the newest technology in solar equipment and talk to the electrical professionals of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers at this year's state fair. The IBEW kiosk will be located at the intersection of Dan Patch and Cooper on the plaza of the AFL-CIO Labor Pavillion - the only green building at the fair. IBEW members will be giving away sun visors, erasers on a stick (aka pencils) and information on solar technology and other types of "green" electrical innovations. Stop by to chat with us for information on hiring an IBEW contractor for your project or for information on how to become an IBEW professional electrician. Don't forget, we are the title sponsor of the IBEW Holiday Lights in the Park at Lake Phalen. read more »
St. Paul, MN, January 31, 2011
Holiday Lights Event at Lake Phalen Generates Family Fun and Needed Charity Funds.
IBEW's Holiday Lights in the Park event today announced it was donating $35,000 to four local charities, Second Harvest Heartland, Union Gospel Mission, St. Paul Parks Conservancy, and UnderConstruction. Over 40 nights, more than 53,000 visitors enjoyed the lighted holiday displays at St. Paul's Phalen Park with net proceeds from gate fees generating the glow of charitable donations. read more »
Meet Dave St. Peter and the Minnesota Twins... "It was important to the Twin's organization to use IBEW contractors and electricians when building Target Field," says Dave St. Peter, President of the Minnesota Twins. "We needed to ensure the highest level of training and skill in order to successfully install the state-of-the art electrical systems located within our ballpark. The IBEW's attention to detail, professional execution of their work and the pride in their trade hit a home run with the Minnesota Twins. read more »
On Sunday October 3, Twin Cities Habitat will kick-off the 2010 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project with opening ceremonies in the Mall of America Rotunda. Then, on October 4, World Habitat Day, hundreds of volunteers from around the Twin Cities will begin working on 26 construction, rehab and repair projects that will highlight the importance of affordable housing to stable, thriving communities. read more »
Carrie is an instructor, a certified electrician and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Carrie educates apprentices and specializes in teaching the IBEW's Code of Excellence craftsmanship training. To date, over 3,000 local IBEW electricians have received this exclusive certification.
The electricians of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and their trainers, like Carrie, value being part of an organization that exemplifies professionalism, takes pride in their craftsmanship and brings value to every project.
Thanks to all the people who participated in the 1st Annual Road Rally for Special Olympics held on June 26th and sponsored by the IBEW. Over 30 people attended and raised nearly $1000 for the Flames Special Olympics Team. Steven Eull, a member of the Flames team, road all 168 miles of the rally. The IBEW is proud to sponsor this team and support MN Special Olympics and hopes to make the Road Rally a new tradition. Look for us in 2011!!
Every month we'll be presenting profiles of IBEW professionals like Marty Christianson and Allan Holm. Its part of our "Winning Team" partnership with the Minneapolis/Saint Paul Business Journal.
Marty is the owner of M.C. Electric, a successful, certified Women Business Enterprise operating in the St. Paul area for over 10 years. Marty is active in the Twin Cities business community and has been blazing new trails for women in construction since 1973.
The certified electricians of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and their contractors, like M.C. Electric, bring the Power of Professionalism to work everyday. Commercial, industrial, residential, large or small; choose a winning team by hiring an IBEW contractor for your next project.
Allan is a business owner, a certified electrician and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He runs a successful electrical company employing over 60 people. Allan, and his team at Mayer, provided electrical service to Columbia Sportswear Uptown, a Best In Real Estate project.
Congratulations to contractor, David A. Nice Builders, Inc., for choosing an IBEW contractor and a winning team. IBEW members and contractors,
like Allan Holm, work together to bring customers the best possible return on investment.