Fun deal: Machinists plan charity poker tournament

AUBURN — Machinists Union Local Lodge 751-C‘s fourth charity poker tournament promises to be a fun deal. The lodge’s next Guide Dogs of America Hold ‘Em Tournament will be Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn. Registration will start at 5:30 p.m. and the tournament will run from 6 to 11 p.m. Registration … Continue reading

Machinists raise $6,200 for charity at go-kart race

KENT — Machinists Union Local Lodge 751-F raised more than $6,200 for charity with its fourth-annual Karting Challenge at PGP Motorsports Park at Pacific Raceways. About 40 drivers took part in the two-hour go-kart marathon on Sept. 10. Starting positions were awarded based on the amount of pledges each driving team collected, and for the … Continue reading

IAM 751 candy drive to make Halloween sweeter

SEATTLE — Machinists Union District Lodge 751 is once again teaming with the Salvation Army to make Halloween sweeter for the children of White Center. Union members are collecting candy for the Salvation Army’s annual Halloween party in White Center, which provides a safe alternative to trick-or-treating for children in that community. Donations of unopened, … Continue reading

Team 751 to make strides against cancer in Everett

UPDATE: With the remnants of Typhoon Songda expected to hit the Northwest on Saturday, Oct. 15, the organizers of Making Strides of Snohomish County have moved the walk to inside Xfinity Arena in Everett.  For details, read on: EVERETT — Team 751 will once again take part in the American Cancer Society‘s annual Making Strides … Continue reading

Spokane Machinists hit mark for charity fundraising

SPOKANE VALLEY – A record turnout helped Machinists Union Local Lodge 86 hit a new mark for charity fundraising at its fourth annual Guide Dogs of America Trap Shoot. In all, 83 shooters took part, helping to raise a record $7,546 for the charity at the shoot, which was held Aug. 20 at the Spokane … Continue reading

NAS Whidbey Machinists raise $8,800 for food banks

Note: This post has been revised to reflect updated fundraising totals. BURLINGTON – Machinists Union members who work at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station raised more than $8,800 at their recent charity golf tournament. The tournament at Avalon Golf Links attracted 48 golfers and raised $8,854, which was a fund-raising record for the fourth-annual tournament. … Continue reading

IAM 751 motorcycle event raises $10,000 for charity

SEATTLE – Machinists Union District Lodge 751’s 15th annual Puppy Putt motorcycle event raised nearly $10,000 for charity. The event, held July 9, attracted close to 50 riders, who left from staging areas in Marysville and Lacey and rode to IAM 751’s Seattle Union Hall for an afternoon of food, music and motorcycle-themed fun. Puget … Continue reading

IAM 751 golf tournament raises $17,500 for charity

REDMOND – Machinists Union members raised more than $17,000 at the seventh annual Guide Dogs of America Charity Golf Tournament. The event was held July 17 at Willows Run golf complex. Some 132 golfers took part. The team of Scott Chord, Jerod Gillies, Marvin Rosales and Casey Schmidt won the four-man best-ball tournament. Their score … Continue reading

Aerospace machinists plan charity go-kart race

KENT — Machinists Union Local Lodge 751-F will hold its fourth annual Guide Dogs Karting Challenge on Saturday, Sept. 10, at PGP Motorsports Park at Pacific Raceways. The event will be from 2 to 6 p.m., and will feature teams of drivers racing for two hours around the PGP track, which is at 31001 144th … Continue reading

White House honors Curran for lifetime of service


PUYALLUP — A Puyallup man has been honored by the White House for a lifetime of volunteer community service work with the Machinists Union. Rob Curran, a union steward who works for the Boeing Co. in Auburn, received a President’s Lifetime Achievement Award for donating more than 4,000 hours of volunteer service. The award included … Continue reading

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