Fun deal: Charity poker tourney raises $10,000

AUBURN — Machinists Union members helped raised nearly $10,000 for charity with a benefit poker tournament this year. The “All in For Guide Dogs” Hold ‘Em Tournament attracted 90 players to the Muckleshoot Casino on Nov. 12. Teresa Messenger won the tournament, but Guide Dogs of America was the biggest winner, said Andy Schier, the … Continue reading

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 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

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

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

Good Rockin’: Machinist to perform Elvis tribute show

SEATTLE — Elvis impersonator Tracy Alan Moore and his band, Rising Sun, will perform a benefit concert in Seattle in August. Moore’s show will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at Machinists Union District Lodge 751‘s Seattle Union Hall at 9135 15th Place S. Tickets cost $25 for adults and $10 for children under 15. … Continue reading

Spokane Machinists will have a blast for charity

SPOKANE VALLEY — Machinists Union Local Lodge 86 will hold its fourth-annual charity trap shoot on Aug. 20. The event will start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Spokane Gun Club, which is at 19615 E. Sprague Ave. in Greenacres. The cost is $80 per person, which includes lunch, trophies and door … Continue reading

Local 751-A plans 2016 charity car and cycle show

EVERETT — The Bill Baker Memorial Steel & Wheel SuperShow is coming to Everett again this year. The annual show for classic cars, hot rods and custom motorcycles will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Machinists Union District Lodge 751‘s Everett Union Hall, 8729 Airport Road. Along with displays of … Continue reading

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