December 16, 2014

IECRM Celebrate Students by Hosting the Fourth Annual Apprentice Student Holiday Party

Denver, CO – December 16, 2014 – Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain (IECRM) ( are officially feeling the warmth of the holiday spirit after giving back to their students by hosting the 4th Annual IECRM Student/Instructor Holiday Party.

Around 200 electrical apprentice students came out to celebrate at the IECRM Denver campus last Friday to celebrate the season, network, play some tournament-style poker, and even receive some early gifts from the IECRM electrical training school.

IECRM would like to thank the sponsors for the event – Premier Sponsor Easter-Owens (// who catered the food for the evening, Door Prize Sponsor Ideal Industries ( who donated $2,500 worth of construction tools, and Poker Winner Sponsor QED (Quality Electrical Distribution) ( who provided QED gift cards.

Students were provided with dinner from Chipotle as well as the chance to take home some door prizes which included various tools, gift cards, grooming kits, and other useful items for an aspiring electrical professional.  IECRM Instructors also lent a hand with the party, getting a chance to interact with their students away from the classroom setting.  If you are an electrical professional looking to share your knowledge and teach the next generation of industry employees, IECRM is hiring! Please visit (// or contact Paul Lingo, IECRM Training Director ( for more information on how to become an instructor.

First prize in the poker tournament went to IECRM Apprentice Richard Kyle Hill who took home a complete Ideal electrical toolkit, an Ideal meter, a $100 QED gift card, and an Axe men’s grooming kit for his efforts.  Second and third place also took home some Ideal toolkits and QED gift cards.

Paul Lingo, IECRM Training Director, said, “The party was a huge success.  Each year it provides the opportunity to show our future electrical industry leaders how much they are supported by not only IECRM, but our Industry Partners and Contractors as well”.

All in all, the party provided a great chance for IECRM to give back to both their students and the community and kick off a charitable, warm, and enjoyable holiday season together.

About Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain (IECRM)

Since 1981, the Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain (IECRM) has been the leading electrical and renewable energy contractor association in Colorado. Representing over 200 member companies responsible for $2B annually, and educating over 1,000 electrical apprentices and licensed electricians annually, IECRM is dedicated to educating, promoting, and advancing the energy industry and merit shop philosophy.

IECRM, located in Denver, Colorado, is a chapter of the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC), a national trade association for merit shop electrical and systems contractors.


Ryan Daniel Resavage
Marketing Manager
Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain
(303) 853-4886