Union honors Myette with top award for service

SEATTLE – An Edgewood woman has received Machinists Union District Lodge 751’s top award for volunteer service. Terri Myette, a union steward who works for the Boeing Co. in Renton, has received the union’s Bill Johnson True Trade Unionist Award. The award was presented April 30, as the Machinists Volunteer Program Committee at District 751 … Continue reading

Machinists plan 4th annual charity shotgun event

PUYALLUP – Machinists Union Local Lodge 751-C will host its fourth annual sporting clays shoot fundraiser to benefit Guide Dogs of America in June. The “Bucks 4 Pups” shoot will be Saturday, June 18, at the Sumner Sportsmen’s Association, 15711 96th St. E., Puyallup. Club gates will open at 8 a.m. for registration. There will … Continue reading

Machinists set date for 2016 charity golf tournament

REDMOND — Machinists Union District Lodge 751‘s annual Guide Dogs of America Charity Golf Tournament will be Sunday, July 17, at Willows Run Golf Complex in Redmond. The tournament will be a scramble format with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. A trophy will be awarded to the first-place team with a cash prize for … Continue reading

Machinists team up to help Puget Sound families

SEATTLE — Members from two different Machinists Union district lodges teamed up this spring to collect more than 8,600 diapers and 6,800 baby wipes in support of the recent March of Diapers community campaign. Members of Machinists Union District Lodge 751 and Machinists Union District Lodge 160 — both based in Seattle —  made a … Continue reading

Aerospace Machinists plan charity motorcycle ride

SEATTLE — The 14th annual Puppy Putt charity motorcycle ride will be July 9 at locations around Puget Sound. Riders will leave between 8 and 10 a.m. on July 9 from Sound Harley-Davidson at 1612 Smokey Point Blvd. in Marysville and from Northwest Harley-Davidson at 8000 Freedom Lane in Lacey. The separate groups will meet … Continue reading

IAM 751 Machinists plan 15th annual charity fun run

EVERETT —Machinists Union District Lodge 751 is lacing up its running shoes once again for charity. The 15th annual Flight for Sight fun run and walk will be Saturday,  June 4, at District 751’s Everett Union Hall, 8726 Airport Road. Registration will be from 7:30 to 9 a.m.  Chip-timed racing on 5K and 10K courses … Continue reading

Machinists collecting diapers for families in need

SEATTLE — Volunteers with Machinists Union District Lodge 751 will once again help women and families in crisis by collecting diapers and baby wipes. The union’s second annual diaper drive has been extended one week, until 5 p.m. April 7. Union and community members can drop off donations at any IAM 751 union hall in … Continue reading

Peanut butter drive: Union plans to spread the love

SEATTLE — Members of Machinists Union District Lodge 751 will once again compete this year to see which group can help ease hunger for the most people The union will take part in two annual peanut butter drives sponsored by the central labor councils in Pierce and Snohomish counties. The drives start this month, and … Continue reading

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

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