Through donations from IBEW 993 members, friends, families, signatory contractors and the affiliates of IBEW LU 993 the IBEW 993 Women’s Committee were able to create 64 Comfort Cases for sexual assault victims. The Comfort Cases were delivered to communities in Northern BC located in IBEW LU 993 jurisdiction just before International Women’s Day March
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Women’s Committee members Alison Klie and Mollie Routledge dropped by the Kamloops Women’s Shelter to drop off donations and go over details of the Women’s Shelter Electrical Upgrade that IBEW LU 993 Women’s Committee is fundraising for. The upgrades will be done from cash donations and also from ticket sales to the Movie STAND!. The
A huge thank you to the Ladies from Brush Strokes Kamloops who stopped by IBEW LU 993 to drop off shoes that they have artfully hand-painted for the Shoe Memorial/Red Dress Ceremony that the IBEW 993 Women’s Committee is helping to organize alongside the Kamloops and District Labour Council. The Shoe Memorial will be held
Terrace Remembrance Day Ceremony Parade starts from Safeway at 10:30 am then proceeds to Tillicum Theatre for ceremony. Parade to go to Cenotaph at 11:00 am for laying of wreaths. Meet at legion at 12:00 noon for socializing with dinner at 5pm Roast Chicken $15 per plate. Assistant Business Manager Lorne Fisher will be at
IBEW LU 993 Women’s Committee is working with the Kamloops and District Labour Council to host the Annual Shoe Memorial and Red Dress Memorial. The Women’s Committee is asking for assistance in collecting gently used women’s and children’s shoes for the memorial. Gently used shoes can be dropped off at any of the November unit
In the photo: Bradley Schmidt, Darryl Schmidt, Remi Dijkstra, Mathew Dijkstra, Lynn Dijkstra, Michael Dijkstra, Mike McKay, and Rita Schmidt IBEW 993 is sponsoring the Kamloops Storm this year and we have tickets to their home games. If you’d like to attend a game for free, please contact Darryl in Dispatch.
A huge thank you to Houle Electric and Jessie and Justine who stopped by to drop off a $1200 dollar donation and two Gift cards from Houle Electric to assist IBEW LU 993 Women’s Committee in building the Comfort Cases to be distributed on International Women’s Day March 2020. There will be 3 major projects
Unit II meeting and BBQ in Kamloops on October 3rd Swearing in of 9 new members, an update on the Kamloops Hospital Patient Tower given by Eric Chambers IBEW LU 230 and Cody Pedderson from IBEW LU 213 were just a few items of business addressed. Welcome new members Justin Hues, Luke Ross, Dane McDonald,
Glen and Darryl presenting a cheque to the Kamloops Storm Junior Hockey Club at centre ice in the Memorial Arena in Kamloops. This is going to be a great year for the Kamloops Storm with so many of last years players returning. Along with our sponsorship helping the team, we also have a bunch of
Women from local unions joined together as part of the Kamloops and District Labour Council. The women from the KDLC with donations from the affiliate unions were able to create the Comfort Packs for sexual assault victims. These were delivered to the Kamloops Sexual Assault Response Team office on International Women’s Day.