Operation Christmas Child

November 28, 2017 Admin 0

11/28/2017

The holiday season is often time for family and giving to those that are less fortunate. With that being said the Young Workers Committee of Local 1725 out of Charlotte, NC, asked the Women’s/Human Rights Committee to team up and volunteer at Operation Christmas Child.

Every year Samaritan’s Purse coordinates Operation Christmas Child which sends shoeboxes of gifts to third world countries. This can only be completed thanks in large part to hundreds of volunteers each year. Last year in Charlotte alone, 2.4 million shoeboxes were processed through Samaritan’s Purse largest warehouse.  This year the goal is 2.5 million

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Young Workers/Women’s/Human Rights Committees Featured on GoIAM.org!!

October 26, 2017 Admin 0

10/26/2017

Did you know that Victory Lodge 1725’s Women’s, Human Rights and Young Workers Committees are currently featured in an article on the official website of the IAM? That’s right… members of our lodge are getting national attention for the work they are doing, often behind the scenes, to server our members and the community at large.

Please take a moment and go to the link below to read the article on GoIAM.org .. and when you see members of the Women’s, Human Rights and Young Workers Committees around your workplace please tell them how much you appreciate all their … Read More...

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Young Workers/Women’s/Human Rights Committees Golf Tournament a huge success!

May 7, 2017 Admin 0

The Women’s/Human Rights and Young Workers Committees of Victory Lodge 1725 hosted the 1st Union Golf Tournament at Larkhaven Golf Club in Charlotte NC on Wednesday May 3. There were 88 golfers with about a dozen spectators in attendance. The event raised over $2000 for the Levine’s Children’s Hospital. We would like to thank everyone who came out, donated, or sponsored this event.

Women’s/Human Rights Committe
Renae Miller (chair)
Helena Thornton
Lisa Leathers
Maureen Kelly
Louis Gilmore
Young Workers Committee
Craig Vanderhoof (chair)
Louis Gilmore
Koley Stowe
Joe Petrick
Mike Knoble

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Women’s/Human Rights, and Young Workers Committees Sponsor Three Families for Christmas

January 14, 2017 Admin 0

In December the Women’s/Human Rights and Young Workers Committees sponsored three families in our Season Of Giving. We would like to share an exert from a text from one of the recipients:

“I was shocked! It helped so much. I was able to get groceries, pay some bills and get a load of wood. If you can, tell them thank you for the love and kindness. I didn’t know how to thank them as depressed as I’ve been. It cheered me up and lifted my spirits. With not being able to do much and no one to talk to and … Read More...

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Thank You for making the 50/50 Holiday Drawing a Success!

December 11, 2016 Admin 0

On behalf of the Women’s/Human Rights and Young Workers Committees we would like to thank each of you who participated in the 50/50 Holiday Drawing. We raised $2138 and drew winners for 4 $50 Visa gift cards and 1 50/50 winner. Carlos Traveria (Fleet Service) won the 50/50 prize totaling $1069, which Carlos graciously donated back to the “Season of Giving” fund. The winners of the $50 Visa cards were JW Davis Jr (Mechanic), Mark Kern (Stores), Martin Shoborg (Mango-Tool Room) and one $50 Visa donated back to the fund by Mike Millie. 

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50/50 Holiday Drawing

December 6, 2016 Admin 0

The Women’s/Human Rights Committee is sponsoring a 50/50 Holiday Drawing at the December 8th, 2016 Monthly Union Meeting. The meeting is at 4pm at the Victory Lodge 1725 location. Please try to attend this meeting and see if you can win a little holiday cash!! We’d love to see you there.… Read More...

Young Machinists – June 2016

July 6, 2016 Admin 0

The Young Machinists is a group of energetic union members who want to see our generation become more involved in the labor movement and active on the issues that affect our future.

For more information email your local lodge Here ..

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