Have Power? #ThankALineman
Does your cell phone have power? Is your computer humming? Do you have lights, heat or air conditioning? Is your beer cold? Then you can #ThankALineman.
Since the invention of the telegraph, line men and women have worked tirelessly, sacrificed their lives, and had to be away from family to make sure that we have power. We want to honor their hard work and take time to appreciate what they do for our country.
The need to recognize the contributions of linemen came in the wake of recent disasters, including Superstorm Sandy. The 113th Congress passed a bill designating April 18th as national Lineman Appreciation Day. It was introduced by Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Michael Bennet (D-CO), and passed unanimously in 2013.
“The American Lineman” Giveaway
In honor of National Lineman Appreciation Day 2017, we have partnered with Northwest Lineman College and Alan Drew to give away 10 autographed copies of “The American Lineman,” a book honoring the evolution and importance of one of the nation’s toughest, most admired professions.
Congratulations to our winners!
Larry from Marana, AZ
Tom from Brighton, MO
Levi from Wolf Point, MT
Jesse from Tucson, AZ
Darrin from Thief River Falls, MN
Dean from Cokato, MN
Frank from San Diego, CA
Matthew from Marana, AZ
Bruce from Winona, MN
Josh from Spirit Lake, IA
“For these loyal few, there is no greater honor than to bear the name, Lineman.”
– A tribute by Northwest Lineman College for National Lineman Appreciation Day