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

Vivaan, Esha win double gold as India dominate Asian shooting

first_img WE RECOMMEND COMMENT 10 months ago Esha Deol’s daughter Radhya’s b’day: Taimur, Inaaya, & others party Last Updated: 7th November, 2019 20:11 IST Vivaan, Esha Win Double Gold As India Dominate Asian Shooting Indian juniors extended their dominance on day three of the 14th Asian Shooting Championship in Lusail, Qatar, picking up 10 more medals including five golds Suman Ray Teenager Esha Singh also won a golden double on the day, capturing both the individual and team titles in the 10m Air Pistol Women Junior competition. Hers was also a wire-to-wire performance, topping qualification with a 579 and then winning the finals with a 242.2 finish. Teammate Priya Raghav was third in qualification with 574 and finished in the same position in the final closing out with a 217.6. Jeong Hyo of Korea won silver while Esha, Priya and Yuvika Tomar won the team gold with a total of 1721, which eclipsed both the Asian and World Junior records in the category. Bhakti Bhaskar Khamkar won India’s fifth gold of the day, besting the 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women Junior event with a dominating 453.1 in the final. China’s Yu Jianuan who won silver finished with 448.7, more than four behind Bhakti. Bhakti, Ayushi Podder and Nishchal also won the team silver in the event. So did the trio of Niraj Kumar, Harshrajsinhji Gohil and Nitish Kumar in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men Junior event. Niraj also picked up the individual silver.READ | Rijiju Congratulates Women’s Hockey Team For Qualifying In Tokyo 2020READ | Hockey: Indian Women’s Team Qualify For Tokyo Olympics 2020 10 months ago Hema Malini’s birthday: Esha Deol pens a loving message for her mother SUBSCRIBE TO US WATCH US LIVE Written By 10 months ago Esha Deol: Know about the actor’s family members on her birthday First Published: 7th November, 2019 20:11 IST Indian juniors extended their dominance on day three of the 14th Asian Shooting Championship (ASC) in Lusail, Qatar, picking up 10 more medals including five gold, accounting for 18 of the 23 medals won by the country so far.  Chinki Yadav also kept India’s search of Tokyo 2020 quotas alive in the Women’s 25m Pistol, placing fifth after round one of qualification. Chinki shot an exceptional 292 and will be looking to make the final on Friday to try and get a realistic shot at clinching one of the four available Tokyo berths. Rahi Sarnobat has already secured the other quota place for India in the event in earlier competitions.READ | Hit By Scandal, Boxing Trials New Judging System For Tokyo OlympicsIndia dominates Asian shootingThe icing on the cake on Thursday at the Lusail Shooting complex, however, was the 1-2 in the Junior Men’s Trap competition where Vivaan Kapoor blasted his way to an individual gold with compatriot Bhowneesh Mendiratta following him whole day to clinch silver. The pair had before that combined with Manavaditya Singh Rathore to secure the team gold in the event as well. Vivaan, who picked up his second and third yellow metal of the competition after winning the Junior Trap Mixed team event on day one partnering Manisha Keer, continued his good form topping qualification with a solid 120 out of 125. Bhowneesh was second with 118 while Manavaditya missed out on the final finishing eighth with a score of 109. Vivaan then missed 5 birds in the final to emerge triumphant with a score of 45 as Bhowneesh missed eight for the silver. Li Siwei of China won bronze.READ | Historic Day For Indian Hockey Team As They Qualify For Tokyo 2020 10 months ago Delhi student becomes the youngest Indian to visit all continents 10 months ago Esha Deol Birthday: Best dance songs of the Dhoom actress LIVE TV FOLLOW USlast_img read more