Photos from Harmony, NC Mayor Daniel Lee Matney’s visit to Victory Lodge 1725

March 11, 2018 Admin 0


New Mayor of Harmony, NC, Daniel Lee Matney, is also a recent graduate of Guide Dogs of America!

Mr. Matley and his guide dog Merlin visited Local Lodge 1725 on Thursday March 8th, 2018, during the regular monthly business meeting to talk about his experience with GDA. We are honored that Mr. Matley and Merlin chose to speak to us and we are even more committed to GDA and their amazing programs.

See some photographs from Mr. Matley’s (and Merlin’s) visit courtesy of our own Lou Gilmore!

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IAM Rally in Memphis to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Death of Martin Luther King Jr.

March 9, 2018 Admin 0


Members of Local Lodge 1725,

On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, the IAM will hold a rally and march in Memphis Tennessee to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. This rally and march are to celebrate his legacy as champion of not only social justice but as a champion of labor rights as well.

At the March 8th Local Lodge 1725 business meeting, the membership approved sending four eligible members to represent Local Lodge 1725 at this rally at the expense of the Local Lodge. To be eligible to participate in this event you … Read More...

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Photographs from the 2018 Shop Steward Classes

March 7, 2018 Admin 0


Shop Steward classes for new stewards were held the week of February 26th at the local lodge! We had a full room every day. To see photographs from the classes please Click Here ..

And remember, when you meet your new (and veteran) stewards in the workplace be sure to thank them for what they do and give them the support they need to represent you!

Thank you to all who took part in the classes.


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Member Appreciation Day Raffle Winners!!

October 25, 2017 Admin 0


A big Thank You to all who contributed, volunteered and came out to our 2017 Member Appreciation event at the Local Lodge last Saturday. We are already looking forward to next year’s event!

Here are your raffle winners:

$500 Lowe’s Gift Card: Mike Knoble, Fleet Service

$500 Visa Gift Card: James Morales, Fleet Service

T-Shirt Winners: Ken Everheart, Joe Nelson, Mike Crowell & Daryl Current

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IAM/AA Present Checks from the 2017 Car Show at CLT Base Maintenance Town Hall

October 18, 2017 Admin 0


Volunteers from the ranks of the IAM and American Airlines presented the checks today from the proceeds from the 2017 CLT Car Show!

A check for $1000 was presented to representatives from the Veteran Military Employee Business Resource Group in Charlotte

Two checks in the amounts of $6000 were presented to Snowball Express and the Gary Sinise Foundation. The checks were unveiled during the CLT Base Maintenance Town Hall Meeting and presented to VP of Maintenance Bill Cade who will deliver them to Snowball Express and the Gary Sinise Foundation.

We would like to extend our sincere …

Cookout & Bake Sale Fundraiser for Ayxza Barahona this Friday!!

October 12, 2017 Admin 0


There will be a cookout and bake sale fundraiser for injured Piedmont agent Ayxza Barahona! Here are the details:

Date: Friday, October 13th, 2017

Location: Gate E4

Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm and 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Piedmont agent Ayxza Barahona was severely injured on the ramp on Wednesday, September 15th, 2017.

We are asking all Piedmont Airlines Agents and American Airlines Agents for donations.

100% of the proceeds will to toward assisting Ayxza Barahona and her children.

Please contact Andrea Huff or Pierre Jean in the Piedmont ABR Trailer for more info.

Thank You for your support!!


2017 Member Appreciation Day!

October 6, 2017 Admin 0

Victory Lodge 1725

Membership Appreciation Day

Saturday October 21st

10:00am – 6:00pm
3727 Rose Lake Dr. Charlotte N.C. 28217

Inflatable bounce houses, slides and obstacle course for the kids!

Catered by Jim’N Nicks Bar-B-Q

Lunch provided by Victory Lodge 1725 from 11:00am till 3:00pm

Free pumpkins for kids, raffles, corn hole & much, much, more !

Open to all Victory Lodge 1725 members and their families

Rain date TBD, Check for final decision


AMT Day – May 24th – CLT – Wear your IAM Shirts!

May 23, 2017 Admin 0

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 is AMT Day at the Charlotte Line Maintenance and Base Maintenance Facilities. As a show of solidarity we are asking all IAM members to wear an IAM shirt all day, especially during any celebrations or events in your area.

As always please adhere to any uniform guidelines pertaining to your work area (Line Maintenance).

Thank you for your support!

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Union Golf Tournament

February 5, 2017 Admin 0

Hosted by the Young Workers and Women’s & Human Rights Committees

View/Download the flyer here…

Larkhaven Golf Course

4801 Camp Stewart Rd

Charlotte, NC 28215

May 3rd, 2017

Shotgun start at 9am


Craig Vanderhoof – T-5        Helena Thorton – T-4

Mike Knoble – T-4                 Renae Miller – T-5

Maureen Kelly – Store/Hangar

Lisa Leathers – ABR             Koley Stowe – T-1


$240 per four man team

Raffle prizes to be given away!

Proceeds go to Levine Children’s Hospital

View/Download the flyer here…


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