Walk to honor Machinist, benefit Tacoma mission

FEDERAL WAY – Machinists Union members are joining with The Rescue Mission in Tacoma for a walkathon to benefit the mission’s community service work. Along with raising money, the first Vennie Murphy Walkathon also will honor a member of Machinists Union District Lodge 751 who has been an outstanding volunteer at the Tacoma mission since … Continue reading

Machinists honored by White House to hear Obama

EVERETT — Five Machinists Union members who are being honored by the White House for their outstanding community service will attend President Obama’s speech at Boeing’s Everett factory Friday. All five are members of IAM District Lodge 751’s Machinists Volunteer Program who gave more than 500 hours of volunteer time in 2011. That led to … Continue reading

Union volunteers build 300th wheelchair ramp

TUKWILA – A Seattle-are veteran who served his country in Vietnam was the recipient of another kind of service recently when volunteers from the Machinists Union built a wheelchair ramp to help him get in and out of his Tukwila home. The ramp represented a major milestone for both Dan Olson, the veteran who got … Continue reading

White House honors District 751 volunteers

Machinists District Lodge 751 has been honored by the White House for its community service efforts. The District was recently presented with a gold-level Presidential Service Award for volunteer work it sponsored in 2009. The award is given by the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation to groups that can certify that its members … Continue reading

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