Flight for Sight run raises $14,000 for Guide Dogs

EVERETT — More than 110 runners took part in the 14th annual Flight for Sight fun run, helping to raise more than $14,000 for charity. The combined 5K and 10K race — with a non-competitive 1-mile walk — was held June 6, with Machinists Union District Lodge 751‘s Everett Union Hall serving as the start … Continue reading

Machinists and Lions Club team up to collect glasses

SEATTLE — Volunteers with Machinists Union District Lodge 751 are joining with the Bonney Lake Lions Club this summer to collect used eyeglasses for people in need. Collection boxes are being placed at all IAM 751 union halls in Puget Sound. The drive will run from June through September. The collected glasses will be cleaned … Continue reading

Aerospace Machinsts plan 2015 charity go-kart race

KENT — Machinists Union Local Lodge 751-F will hold its third annual Guide Dogs Karting Challenge on Sept. 12 at PGP Motorsports Park at Pacific Raceways. The event will be from 2 to 6 p.m. on that Saturday, and will feature teams of drivers racing for two hours around the PGP track, which is at … Continue reading

Unions spread the love with peanut butter for kids

EVERETT — Members of Machinists Union District Lodge 751 in Snohomish County collected nearly 1,400 pounds of peanut butter during the recent Snohomish County Central Labor Council peanut butter drive. In addition, Machinists in south King and Pierce counties collected 280 jars of peanut butter, weighing an estimated 415 pounds, which has been given to … Continue reading

IAM 751, Pacific Raceways team up again for charity

KENT — Machinists Union District Lodge 751 and Pacific Raceways are teaming up for their 10th annual joint charity event. The union is selling discount $5 tickets for drag racing on Aug. 21-23 at the track, which is at 31001 144th Ave. SE in Kent. The tickets will be on sale starting next week at all District … Continue reading

Hot dogs for Guide Dogs: Machinists raise $2,200

KENNEWICK — Members of Machinists Union Local Lodge 1951 raised $2,207 for Guide Dogs of America with their annual hot dog feed. The event was held the weekend of Mother’s Day – May 9-10 – in the parking lot of the Ranch & Home store in Kennewick. Local 1951 members handed out free hot dogs … Continue reading

Spokane Machinists plan 2015 charity trap shoot

GREENACRES — Machinists Union Local Lodge 86 will hold its third annual charity trap shoot this summer. The event will start with registration at 9 a.m. Aug. 22 at the Spokane Gun Club, 19615 E. Sprague Ave., Greenacres. Shooting will begin at 10 a.m. Registration costs $70 per shooter, which covers targets, lunch, trophies and prizes. … Continue reading

Machinists shotgun event raises $13,000 for charity

PUYALLUP – The Bucks 4 Pups sporting clays shoot raised $13,160 for charity. The event was held May 2 at the Sumner Sportsmen’s Association range in Puyallup. The shoot was sponsored by Machinists Union Local Lodge 751-C, with the support of Scott Wealth Management Group. The team of Greg Howe, George Garten, Sean Jeffries and … Continue reading

Kent Machinist honored for service to union, community

KENT — A Kent man was honored recently by Machinists Union District Lodge 751 for his service to the union and the community. Robley Evans was this year’s winner of the union’s Bill Johnson True Trade Unionist Award, which is given annually to an IAM 751 volunteer who gives freely of his or her own … Continue reading

Machinists plan 2015 charity horseshoes tournament

RENTON — The 12th annual Shoes for Puppies horseshoes tournament will return to Renton in August. The tournament, which is sponsored by Machinists Union Local Lodge 751-E, will start at noon Aug. 2 at the Red Dog Saloon, 18606 Renton-Maple Valley Rd. SE. The cost is $50 per player. Entry forms are available at all … Continue reading

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