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 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

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

Clothing drive to benefit IAM 751 hardship fund

SEATTLE — If your New Year’s resolutions included cutting the clutter in your closets, Machinists Union District Lodge 751 can help. The union’s Machinists Volunteer Program Committee will hold a used clothing drive in January to raise money for its hardship fund. The MVP Committee will accept the following items, in good condition: Clothing, shoes, … 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. 4. In addition, as … Continue reading

Union collects 126 pairs of glasses for Lions Club

BONNEY LAKE – More than 10 dozen people will be able to see better thanks to members of Machinists Union District Lodge 751. Union members donated 126 pairs of used glasses that will be given to people in need through Lion’s Club International’s “Recycle for Sight” program. The Machinists Volunteer Program at District 751 worked … Continue reading

Retired Machinist honored for lifetime of service


SEATTLE – A retired Machinists Union member has received a lifetime achievement award from the White House, honoring his long dedication to community service. George Braun of SeaTac received a President’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his service through the Machinists Volunteer Program, which is the community-service arm of Machinists Union District Lodge 751. The awards … Continue reading

Machinists and Lions Club team up to collect glasses

SEATTLE — Volunteers with Machinists Union District Lodge 751 are joining with the Bonney Lake Lions Club this summer to collect used eyeglasses for people in need. Collection boxes are being placed at all IAM 751 union halls in Puget Sound. The drive will run from June through September. The collected glasses will be cleaned … Continue reading

Kent Machinist honored for service to union, community

KENT — A Kent man was honored recently by Machinists Union District Lodge 751 for his service to the union and the community. Robley Evans was this year’s winner of the union’s Bill Johnson True Trade Unionist Award, which is given annually to an IAM 751 volunteer who gives freely of his or her own … Continue reading

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

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