District 751 raises $284,000 for Guide Dogs of America

SEATTLE — Members of Machinists Union District Lodge 751 raised more than $284,000 for Guide Dogs of America in 2015. District 751 is one of the top fundraisers for the charity in North America. Over the past seven years, IAM 751 members have raised more than $2 million to help provide service dogs and training … Continue reading

Machinists make Halloween sweeter with candy drive

WHITE CENTER — Members of Machinists Union District Lodge 751 did their part to make Halloween a little sweeter for kids in one Seattle south-end neighborhood. Union members collected close to 600 pounds of candy, which was donated to the Salvation Army of White Center for its annual Halloween party. “There was enough candy left … Continue reading

Machinists join Home Team to fight against hunger

SEATTLE — Machinists Union District Lodge 751 is teaming once again with Northwest Harvest and KING-TV to fight hunger in western Washington. The union is collecting non-perishable food items at all Puget Sound union halls as part of KING-TV’s annual Home Team Harvest food drive. Donations will be taken through Dec. 4. In addition, as … Continue reading

Steel & Wheel show raises $7,800 for Guide Dogs

EVERETT — The annual Bill Baker Memorial Steel & Wheel SuperShow raised more than $7,800 for charity. More than 40 vehicles were entered in the annual classic car, hot rod and motorcycle show, which was sponsored by Machinists Union Local Lodge 751-A, and was held on Aug. 15 at the union’s Everett union hall. “Our … Continue reading

Union collects 126 pairs of glasses for Lions Club

BONNEY LAKE – More than 10 dozen people will be able to see better thanks to members of Machinists Union District Lodge 751. Union members donated 126 pairs of used glasses that will be given to people in need through Lion’s Club International’s “Recycle for Sight” program. The Machinists Volunteer Program at District 751 worked … Continue reading

Union collects candy for community Halloween party

SEATTLE — Machinists Union District Lodge 751 is once again doing its part to make Halloween sweeter for disadvantaged children in the White Center neighborhood. The union is collecting candy for the Salvation Army of White Center‘s annual Halloween party, which provides a safe place for children to celebrate. Union members and people in the … Continue reading

Aerospace Machinists raise $12,000 with go-kart race

KENT — Machinists Union members raised more than $12,000 for charity with a recent go-kart race at PGP Motorsports Park at Pacific Raceways. The event, sponsored by Machinists Union Local Lodge 751-F, was held Sept. 12 at the track in Kent. It featured 17 teams of four drivers who hit speeds up to 50 mph … Continue reading

Good rockin’: Elvis tribute raises $2,900 for charity

EVERETT — Have you heard the news? There was good rockin’ that night and it helped bring in money, honey, for a very good cause. Close to 200 people attended Tracy Alan Moore’s Elvis tribute show at the Historic Everett Theatre on Aug. 15. After expenses, the show generated nearly $2,900 for Guide Dogs of … Continue reading

Machinists at NAS Whidbey raise $6,000 for food bank

(Note, this post has been revised since originally posted to reflect the total cash raised.) OAK HARBOR — Machinists Union members who work for civilian contractors at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station raised nearly $6,100 for a Whidbey charity with a recent golf tournament. Close to 50 golfers braved an unprecedented summer storm – with … Continue reading

Team 751 to take part in Everett breast cancer walk

EVERETT — Team 751 will once again take part in the American Cancer Society‘s annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. This year, the union group will be part of Making Strides Snohomish, which will start at 9 a.m. Oct. 17 at the Port of Everett, 1620 W. Marine View Drive. Individuals can donate to … Continue reading

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