Union sets date for charity horseshoe tournament

RENTON — Machinists Union Local Lodge 751-E‘s ninth annual “Shoes for Puppies” horseshoe tournament will be Aug. 4 near Renton.

The event, which is a fundraiser for Guide Dogs of America, starts at noon Aug. 4 at the Red Dog Saloon, 18606 Renton-Maple Valley Road SE.

The entry fee is $50 per person. Registration forms are available at all Machinists Union District Lodge 751 union halls around Puget Sound, including the Renton Hall, which is at 233 Burnett Ave. N.

“This year’s tournament is at a new location and we think it will be a good one,” said Local 751-E President Ira “Jay” Carterman. “The Red Dog hosts horseshoe leagues during the week, so they’ll have everything set up for us.”

Local 751-E is affiliated with Machinists District 751, which is the top fundraiser in North America for Guide Dogs of America, a California-based charity that provides service dogs to people from across the United States and Canada who are blind or have impaired vision.

Originally formed in 1935 to represent hourly workers at Boeing, District Lodge 751 of the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers now represents some 32,000 working men and women at 48 employers across Washington, Oregon and California. In 2011, members of the union’s Machinists Volunteer Program donated more than 10,000 hours to community service work, while other volunteers raised more than $263,000 for Guide Dogs of America, the union’s charity of choice.

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