IAM 751 volunteers raise $246,000 for charity in 2016

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LAS VEGAS — Volunteers with Machinists Union District Lodge 751 raised $246,000 for charity in 2016. IAM 751 President Jon Holden presented a check for that amount to Guide Dogs of America at the organization’s annual banquet, held Nov. 19 in Las Vegas. “Our union is committed to helping people improve their quality of life,” … Continue reading

Machinists make Halloween sweeter in White Center

WHITE CENTER — Machinists Union members who work in Everett played a big part in ensuring that children in the White Center neighborhood south of Seattle had a safe and happy Halloween. Led by union steward Paul Richards, Machinists who build Boeing Co. 777 jets at the company’s Everett plant collected nearly 550 pounds of … 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. 2. In addition, as … Continue reading

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

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