Electrical upgrades at the Women’s Shelter in Kamloops
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Electrical upgrades at the Women’s Shelter in Kamloops

The IBEW 993 Women’s Committee partnered with the Women in Trades Training (WITT) at the Thompson Rivers University. The partnership’s goal was to complete electrical upgrades at the Women’s Shelter. Alison Klie, a member of the IBEW 993 Women’s committee and Red Seal Electrician, started organizing the project in 2019. Along with everything else, COVID-19…

Comfort Case Created and Delivered
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Comfort Case Created and Delivered

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…

IBEW 993 Women’s Committee to do Electrical upgrades at Kamloops Women’s Shelter
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IBEW 993 Women’s Committee to do Electrical upgrades at Kamloops Women’s Shelter

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…

Shoe Memorial Shoe Donations from Brush Strokes of Kamloops
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Shoe Memorial Shoe Donations from Brush Strokes of Kamloops

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…

Remembrance Day Ceremony Terrace and Kitimat
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Remembrance Day Ceremony Terrace and Kitimat

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…

Shoe Memorial and Red Dress Memorial
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Shoe Memorial and Red Dress Memorial

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…

IBEW 993 Members and Family Enjoying a Kamloops Storm Hockey Game
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IBEW 993 Members and Family Enjoying a Kamloops Storm Hockey Game

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 for Donating $1200 to the Comfort Cases
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A Huge Thank you to Houle Electric for Donating $1200 to the Comfort Cases

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 in Kamloops Swearing in of New Members
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Unit II Meeting in Kamloops Swearing in of New Members

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,…