Spokane Machinists build wheelchair ramp for teen

SPOKANE VALLEY — Members of Machinists Union Local Lodge 86 in Spokane have built their first wheelchair ramp, spreading a proud tradition started by Machinists Union volunteers in Seattle nearly 20 years ago. “The ramp turned out beautiful,” said President Robley Evans, the president of Machinists Union Local Lodge 751-F, who was one of the … Continue reading

Union sets date for charity car and motorcycle show

EVERETT — The annual Bill Baker Memorial Steel & Wheel SuperShow is coming to Everett again this year. The annual show for classic cars, hot rods and motorcycles will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 15 at Machinists Union District Lodge 751‘s Everett Union Hall, 8729 Airport Road. Along with displays of custom … Continue reading

Machinists set date for 2015 charity golf tournament

REDMOND — Machinists Union District Lodge 751’s annual Guide Dogs of America Charity Golf Tournament is coming again to Willows Run Golf Complex. The scramble format tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. July 19 at the course, which is at 10402 Willows Road in Redmond. Registration costs $100, which covers greens … Continue reading

IAM 751 Machinists plan charity sporting clays shoot

PUYALLUP — Machinists Union Local Lodge 751-C will host its third annual sporting clays shoot fundraiser to benefit Guide Dogs of America, with the support of Scott Wealth Management Group. The “Bucks 4 Pups” shoot will be May 2 at the Sumner Sportsmen’s Association, 15711 96th St. E., Puyallup. Club gates will open at 8 … Continue reading

New route planned for 2015 Flight for Sight charity run

EVERETT — Runners in this year’s Flight for Sight fun run and walk will have a new course to challenge them. “The construction at Boeing’s Everett site means that we’ve had to come up with a new route,” said Grace Holland, who is chairwoman of the Women’s Committee at Machinists Union District Lodge 751, which … Continue reading

Machinists set date for charity motorcycle event

SEATTLE — The 13th annual Puppy Putt charity motorcycle ride will be July 11 at locations around Puget Sound. Riders will leave between 8 and 10 a.m. on that Saturday, from Sound Harley-Davidson, at 1612 Smokey Point Blvd. in Marysville, and Northwest Harley-Davidson, at 8000 Freedom Lane in Lacey. The separate groups will meet at … Continue reading

Spreading the Love: Union joins peanut butter drives

SEATTLE — Members of Machinists Union District Lodge 751 will 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 will continue … Continue reading

Union gives 15,000 diapers for children at shelters

SEATTLE  – IAM 751 Machinists have donated 15,105 diapers and 2,900 baby wipes to two King County shelters that host women escaping from domestic violence. “We’re making a difference, one tushy at a time,” quipped Rob Curran, the chairman of the Machinists Volunteer Program at Machinists Union District Lodge 751. The MVP committee coordinated the … Continue reading

IAM 751 collecting diapers for children in shelters

SEATTLE — IAM 751 Machinists are collecting diapers to support women with young children while they’re living at two King County women’s shelters. The union will collect diapers – newborn through Size 5 – as well as pull-ups at all Machinists Union District Lodge 751 union halls in Puget Sound through Feb. 13. IAM 751’s local … Continue reading

Holden: New year brings signs of renewed union

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Machinists Union District Lodge 751 is showing signs of renewed strength after one of the most-difficult years in its history, the union’s president said. “The Jan. 3 (2014) vote that resulted in the loss of our pensions, in exchange for Boeing’s promise that we’d get to build the 777X, bitterly divided our union,” said IAM … Continue reading

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