IBEW Local 96 Apprentices Volunteer in American Red Cross Worcester Fire Safety Initiative

April 10th, 2018

IBEW Local 96 apprentice electricians proudly participated in the American Red Cross, Central Massachusetts Chapter’s annual Sound the Alarm Save A Life fire safety and prevention campaign on Saturday, April 6th.

Through the efforts of Local 96 and 80 total volunteers, the American Red Cross made 72 Worcester homes safer by installing battery operated smoke alarms and CO2 detectors, and providing fire safety eduction to occupants of homes throughout, as well as providing fire safety education to its occupants. All supplies and equipment used were provided through donations to the Red Cross.

Red Cross Central MA volunteers will continue this project throughout the year in Worcester County. Next year the same weekend fire safety and prevention event will be held again, in partnership with the Worcester Fire Department.

“All of the Local 96 apprentices did a terrific job, giving us a full six hours of effort,” said Roger Parent, Volunteer for American Red Cross. The IBEW apprentices will be receiving a letter appreciation from the Red Cross documenting their service. Local 96 apprentices participating in the fire safety event were: Jose Porter, Jeffrey Danso, Jr., Tye McQuilkin, Edward Hevy, Timothy Fournier, Adam Grzyb, Kevin Vigeant, Fran Henrickson, Timothy Powell, Uteenway Mulbah, Ben Heisler, and Sean Powers.


Upcoming Events

OCTOBER 2018

  • Sunday, October 21, Noon – 2nd Annual Chili Cookoff & Patriots Game – at Local 96 Union Hall
  • Tuesday, October 23, 5pm – IBEW Local 96 Executive Board Meeting – at Local 96 Union Hall
  • Thursday, October 25, 10am – Local 96 Retiree Group – at Local 96 Union Hall
  • Wednesday, October 31, 5pm – Local 96 Motorcycle Club – at Local 96 Union Hall

NOVEMBER 2018

  • Saturday, November 3, 8am - 2pm– WJATF Program – Asbestos Awareness and NFPA 70E – at Local 96 Union Hall
  • Monday, November 5, 6pm – IBEW Local 96 Union Member Meeting – at Local 96 Union Hall
  • Saturday, November 17, 8am - 2pm – WJATF Program – Confined Space Awareness – at Local 96 Union Hall
  • Tuesday, November 27, 5pm – IBEW Local 96 Executive Board Meeting – at Local 96 Union Hall
  • Thursday, November 29, 11am – Local 96 Retiree Group – at Local 96 Union Hall

DECEMBER 2018

  • Saturday, December 1, 1pm – IBEW Local 96 Children’s Christmas Party – at Local 96 Union Hall
  • Monday, December, 3, 6pm – IBEW Local 96 Union Member Meeting & Service Pin Award Night – at Local 96 Union Hall
  • Saturday & Sunday December 8 & 9, 8am - 4pm – WJATF NEC 2017 Code Update

           

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