IBEW Local 300 Electricians Volunteer at Barre Garden Show

first_imgBarre, Vt. – (March 17, 2008) – The Central Vermont Garden Show recently welcomed electricians from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 300 into the mix.Seven IBEW Local 300 members volunteered nearly five hours apiece March 12 to help set up tables, chairs, displays and brand new electrical mats for the event. Volunteers included Kyle Brown, John Burditt, Tiffany Copley, Randie Dayton, Steve Edwards, Katy Ramstack and Greg Tessier. Copley, Edwards, Ramstack and Tessier are all central Vermonters.”The IBEW was proud to partner with the Garden Show, as several of our constituents reside in the Barre area,” said Local 300 Marketing and Business Development Director Matt Lash, a Granite City native. “Community service dovetails with our unions unwavering commitment to social responsibility and the common good.”The 2008 Central Vermont Garden Show ran at the Barre Civic Center March 14-16 and featured landscape exhibits, a garden railroad, floral competitions and educational workshops. All proceeds benefited the Friends of the Central Vermont YMCA, while the electrical mats – used to safely cover power cords in pedestrian and vehicular traffic ways – were later donated to the City of Barre.”We were so thankful for the help from IBEW electricians,” said Garden Show Chairwoman Jeanne Daniele. “Their much-appreciated volunteerism embodies what union labor is all about ‘hard work’ and certainly helped make our first-ever promotion a success.”ABOUT THE IBEW LOCAL 300Based in South Burlington, the IBEW Local 300 serves 1,200-plus laborers throughout Vermont. The organization is part of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), which is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and represents approximately 750,000 members who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government. The IBEW has members in both the United States and Canada and stands out among the American unions in the AFL-CIO because of its size and highly skilled constituency.For more information, contact Marketing and Business Development Director Matt Lash at (802) 864-5864, MLash@ibewlocal300.org(link sends e-mail) or www.ibewlocal300.org(link is external).last_img read more

The Latest: Wisconsin AD warns of $100 million revenue loss

first_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez says the school’s athletic department faces a potential $100 million loss of revenue in its $140 million budget due to challenges brought about by the pandemic. Alvarez wrote that in an open letter to “fellow Badgers” that appeared on the Wisconsin athletic department’s website.“The reality is that this financial crisis threatens our ability to sustain the success we’ve celebrated,” Alvarez wrote. “It threatens our pride in what we’ve built. It threatens our position in college athletics.”Alvarez added that “I believe we will reach a monumental crossroads in the coming days.”His letter follows a Wisconsin State-Journal repor t that the athletic department could lose more than $100 million if there’s no football season. According to that report, Wisconsin would lose between $60 million and $70 million if the football team played a Big Ten-only schedule while all other sports continued.___ The school said Thursday that the Williamses initially wanted to keep the May gift anonymous.“He didn’t want those students to miss that experience and wanted to fund those scholarships for next year,” athletic director Bubba Cunningham said in a statement. “I still get chills when I think about his phone call and the impact it would have for dozens of our students.”Williams, a Hall of Famer with three NCAA championships, is preparing for his 18th season at his alma mater.___The Buffalo Bills are giving season ticket holders the option to have their money refunded or defer any payments made toward the 2021 season. The Latest: Wisconsin AD warns of $100 million revenue loss They include masks for young athletes in non-vigorous activities when social distancing isn’t possible, practicing in small pods that don’t switch players and not sharing equipment.Because the virus spreads most easily with prolonged, close contact with an infected person, risks to young athletes will likely depend on the type of sport, number of players and indoor versus outdoor setting, the academy said, adding, “Risk can be decreased but not eliminated, by athletes, parents, coaches and officials following safety protocols.” The academy posted the guidance online Wednesday.___The University of North Carolina says men’s basketball coach Roy Williams and his wife, Wanda, donated more than $600,000 to fund scholarships for spring-sports seniors who are returning for another year after the coronavirus pandemic cut short the 2019-20 season. A Venezuelan scout who worked for the Arizona Diamondbacks in the Dominican Republic has died of COVID-19.The team released a statement saying Johan Maya died due to complications of the coronavirus on Thursday. He joined the Diamondbacks in 2019 after 15 years scouting for the Houston Astros.The team’s statement said Maya “was a great person, a family guy and true baseball man who started his career as a professional player and went on to coaching before becoming a scout.”___The American Academy of Pediatrics has announced new recommendations for youth sports during the pandemic to minimize risks of COVID-19.center_img Those who choose to defer payments will maintain an opportunity to purchase a limited number of single-game tickets for this year, should fans be allowed to attend, the team wrote in a letter to season ticket holders on Thursday.Season ticket holders will maintain their seniority for next season no matter which option they choose. Those choosing to keep their money in the account will also get subscriptions to NFL Game Pass and the NFL Network’s RedZone channel.___The Diamond League track meet in Gateshead, England, has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.It is the fifth of the 15 meets in the series to be canceled. The event in London was also called off. July 23, 2020 Associated Press The Gateshead meet was originally scheduled for Aug. 16 and then moved to Sept. 12 before being canceled.The first full Diamond League meet is currently set to be held on Aug. 14 in Monaco.Exhibition meets have been organized remotely from Oslo and Zurich with athletes worldwide competing simultaneously in a few events.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sportslast_img read more

Flashback: Lakers’ Robert Horry hits buzzer-beater against Kings in 2002 WCF Game 4

first_imgWith less than one second remaining on the clock, Robert Horry of the Los Angeles Lakers recovered the ball and made a three-point shot over Sacramento Kings’ Chris Webber to win Game 4 of the NBA Western Conference Finals at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on May 26, 2002. Trail Blazers, Grizzlies advance to NBA play-in game; Suns, Spurs see playoff dreams dashed Lakers practice early hoping to answer all questions Lakers, Clippers schedules set for first round of NBA playoffs I know Vlade was SICK he tapped the ball out that far lol. https://t.co/zXUSVTR0cj— I Am Inevitable (@A1SinceDayNone) May 26, 2019Related Articles Tbh, I don’t think any of us finished our food after that— Coach RP II (@KidCoolBreeze49) May 26, 2019 Sacramento had some good teams that never got over the hump. I flew off the couch when Horry drained that one— Robert Casillas (@CasillasPhoto) May 26, 2019Previous SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsWith less than one second remaining on the clock, Los Angeles Lakers’ Robert Horry shoots a three-point shot over the reach of Sacramento Kings’ Chris Webber (4) to win Game 4 of the NBA Western Conference finals 100-99, May 26, 2002, in Los Angeles. Watching is Kings’ Vlade Divac (21), Lakers’ Kobe Bryant (8), Lakers’ Rick Fox, behind Bryant, and Kings’ Doug Christie, far right. (William Wilson Lewis III/Riverside Press-Enterprise, file)Lindsey Hunter, left; Mark Madsen; right, celebrate with Robert Horry, center, of the Los Angeles Lakers at the conclusion of Game 4 of the Western Conference Final against the Sacramento Kings at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Friday, May 26, 2002. (William Wilson Lewis III/Riverside Press-Enterprise, file) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsWith less than one second remaining on the clock, Los Angeles Lakers’ Robert Horry shoots a three-point shot over the reach of Sacramento Kings’ Chris Webber (4) to win Game 4 of the NBA Western Conference finals 100-99, May 26, 2002, in Los Angeles. Watching is Kings’ Vlade Divac (21), Lakers’ Kobe Bryant (8), Lakers’ Rick Fox, behind Bryant, and Kings’ Doug Christie, far right. (William Wilson Lewis III/Riverside Press-Enterprise, file)NextShow Caption1 of 2With less than one second remaining on the clock, Los Angeles Lakers’ Robert Horry shoots a three-point shot over the reach of Sacramento Kings’ Chris Webber (4) to win Game 4 of the NBA Western Conference finals 100-99, May 26, 2002, in Los Angeles. Watching is Kings’ Vlade Divac (21), Lakers’ Kobe Bryant (8), Lakers’ Rick Fox, behind Bryant, and Kings’ Doug Christie, far right. (William Wilson Lewis III/Riverside Press-Enterprise, file)Expand Right behind the basket, about 15 rows up. Still shook, still bitter. https://t.co/2wyYbGzqRJ— Mrs.Ballantyne (@MrsBallantyneRV) May 26, 2019 🙌— Inside SoCal Sports (@InsideSoCalSpts) May 26, 2019 Trail Blazers beat Grizzlies in play-in, earn first-round series with the Lakers The Lakers would beat the Kings and sweep the New Jersey Nets to win the NBA Championship.Reaction:I love the final shot of everyone in the arena jumping up simultaneously. https://t.co/wIUwEJw3ON— Rylan Burns (@rylanburns) May 27, 2019 I was at Staples Center that day working for another newspaper. Started walking toward the media work room as soon as the ball left Horry’s hands. I knew it was in. Still the most entertaining playoff series I’ve ever covered. https://t.co/zEgOqMtu8R— Elliott Teaford (@ElliottTeaford) May 26, 2019 It was birthday. And coincidentally today is my birthday as well as 2002 may 26 was also a Sunday. I was running around my house screaming as all teenagers were “all in” on kobe and the Lakers and Mr. Horry AKA. Will Smith#roberthorry— Zilch (@LukeTeacher) May 26, 2019 When the Lakers were really the Lakers, and not just some flailing facsimile … https://t.co/vBwqmpgvJd— Jim Alexander (@Jim_Alexander) May 26, 2019 One of my favorite sports memories https://t.co/Z2fLJLORZf— ANKH-EL Luke (@TheChuckWatson) May 26, 2019 Once a Laker, always a Laker? 🤷🏽‍♂️ pic.twitter.com/zh11Q70Nv7— Inside SoCal Sports (@InsideSoCalSpts) May 27, 2019 Kobe knew https://t.co/hbUHlWRm6L— Monty (@KeeseyMontana) May 26, 2019 Had just deplaned at LAX. Sprinted — along with several other fans — to terminal bar … just in time to see Horry hit the shot. Never seen such a happy bunch of people at baggage claim.— Todd Behrendt (@ToddBehrendt) May 26, 2019 Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error At my grandparents’ house in the back room. Remember immediately going outside to shoot hoops pretending to be Big Shot Rob. https://t.co/DDMlPIusBT— Will Hernandez (@thewillernandez) May 26, 2019 I’m this old https://t.co/Emc6WoQZIj— jose hernandez (@theRealJose88) May 26, 2019 Not an NBA guy, but a legendary moment for SoCal Sports. Happy anniversary. https://t.co/2z1mmXkXf1— Brandon Burns (@brandonburns9) May 26, 2019 How athletes protesting the national anthem has evolved over 17 years last_img read more

Wellington Police Notes: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

first_imgWellington Police notes for Tuesday, June 10, 2014: •11:47 a.m. Officers investigated a theft by unknown suspect(s) in the 2000 block N. H, Wellington.•3:02 p.m. Sheila M. King, 69, Wellington was issued a notice to appear charged with speeding 55 mph in a 30 mph zone.•7:55 p.m. Miguel A. Pena, 46, Prosser, Wash. was issued a notice to appear for speeding 52 mph in a 40 mph zone.last_img