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NECA Penn-Del-Jersey Celebrates Second Annual Project Excellence Awards, Recognizes 10 Exceptional Projects

On November 19, the Chapter held an awards reception at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia to celebrate the winners of the NECA Penn-Del-Jersey Project Excellence Awards. The Chapter’s Project Excellence Awards program acknowledges the best in electrical construction within its jurisdiction. These awards recognize members for outstanding commitment, professionalism, and… Read more

Record Shattering Apprentice Appreciation Day Crowd

On Sunday, September 30th, the NECA Convention Apprentice Appreciation Day shattered records of attendance and participation with about 3,000 registrations from 33 different IBEW Locals and 15 NECA Chapters.  The day included a program moderated by Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter Director of Business Development Ken MacDougall with presentations by John Dougherty of… Read more

Rocky Fun Run – SOLD OUT!

On Monday, October 1st more than 300 runners and walkers participated in a sold out 5k and one mile walk and raised $40,000 for the Susan G. Komen Foundation and breast cancer research. A special thank you to IBEW Local 98 who matched a $20,000 donation to the Susan G…. Read more

Students Offer a Helping Hand in Honduras

For the eighth consecutive year, members of NECA’s Penn State Student Chapter traveled to Honduras to install solar-powered water pumps to help local residents gain access to clean water. This year the students made two philanthropic trips to Central America in March and May. During the visits to West End, Roatan,… Read more

Project Excellence Awards Program Now Accepting Applications

The Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter, NECA is proud to announce the Chapter’s second annual Project Excellence Awards Program. The Project Excellence Awards will recognize Chapter contractor members for outstanding commitment, professionalism, and ingenuity in delivering their completed project within the Chapter’s jurisdiction. The Program will consider the ten (10) categories below: Commercial/Institutional… Read more

Two Legislative Victories

On May 23rd, the Chapter achieved two hard-fought legislative wins. The Pennsylvania General Assembly approved the NECA-supported House Bill 566 for Timely Payment to Contractors and Subcontractors with a vote of 175-16 in the House and 43-5 in the Senate. The same day, it approved Senate Bill 234, NECA-supported legislation… Read more