The glow of the holiday season shines bright at the Salvation Army St. Louis – Midland Division’s Tree of Lights thanks to the Electrical Connection’s Guarantee Electrical.
This is the 73rd year Guarantee and its IBEW Local 1 workforce have been responsible for lighting up the 36-foot tall historic attraction, framed by the Old Courthouse and the Gateway Arch in downtown St. Louis.
Guarantee recently won a 2020 Keystone Award from the Associated General Contractors of Missouri for its help in powering the region’s first alternative healthcare facility to serve COVID-19 patients. The company has assisted with improvements to the Tree of Lights each year since 1947. This year, Guarantee upgraded the existing lights with 6,200 C9 LED lights.
Guarantee worked with SWITCH last year to create a tree-based platform to house the electrical box and to protect the electrical components. The tree base provided an additional six feet of height and increased the visibility and branding of the Salvation Army with graphics and more LED light boxes with plexiglass panels.
The Electrical Connection is a partnership between the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1 and the St. Louis Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). Electrical Connection members provide safe and reliable electrical construction, maintenance, repair and replacement services across Missouri, the nation and the world. For more information visit electricalconnection.org.