AFL-CIO Labor 2018 Kick-Off Survey

June 28, 2018 Admin 0

06/28/2018

Members of Local Lodge 1725,

Starting last Saturday, June 23rd the national AFL-CIO  kicked off Labor 2018 Programs all across the country with Labor Walks, Phone Banks, Worksite Leafleting Programs, and more.

Here in NC with your help, we are participating by kicking off a Week of Concerted Activity, distributing the attached Issue Surveys to members and collecting their information as they pledge to be volunteers and an active part of  Labor 2018.

Please Note: The attached PDF has been updated and can now be filled out electronically and forwarded to the State Federation by just clicking the shaded … Read More...

75th Anniversary Brunch and Recognition Ceremony

June 14, 2018 Admin 0

Sunday, June 10th, 2018 was the official 75th Anniversary of Victory Lodge 1725. The weeklong celebration culminated with a brunch at the DoubleTree in Charlotte. Our members were treated to a fantastic brunch menu (did someone say Bloody Mary’s).

75th Anniversary Committee member Mary Goettl spoke to us about the history of our lodge and welcomed Former Lodge Presidents Bob Bynum and Bill Wise who were in attendance. Both were recognized for their years of service to our lodge and the legacies they have left for us to follow. Bill Wise then introduced Bob Bynum after which Bob spoke to … Read More...

Fun Night with Great Food, Music & Dancing!

June 14, 2018 Admin 0

On Saturday, June 9th, 2018 members of our Local Lodge got together at the DoubleTree in Charlotte for a fun night of food, fellowship, music and yes, dancing. And yes, there are pictures to prove it!

After checking in our members were treated to appetizers and cocktails before the main event started. The dinner buffet was outstanding! After dinner our very own DJ Mickey Senick fired up the dance floor with an eclectic mix of current hits and classics. There is even a rumor going around that Vice President Daryl Current was spotted on the dance floor but he will … Read More...

Top Golf & Casino Night a Huge Success!

June 9, 2018 Admin 0

06/09/2018

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 Victory Lodge 1725 continued our week of celebrations of our 75th Anniversary with a night of golf competition, casino games, food, drink and fellowship at Top Golf in Charlotte. All proceeds from the night went to Guide Dogs of America.

Turnout was outstanding and everyone had a great time competing in Top Golf (yeah, there were a few ringers there .. we know who you are!) as well as living out dreams of hitting it big in Vegas with the casino games such as blackjack, craps, Texas Hold’em, etc. We also had a special guest … Read More...

North Carolina State Council of Machinists Spring Convention

May 29, 2018 Admin 0

The NC State Council of Machinists gathered at Pine Knolls, Atlantic Beach, NC on 26 April for its convention.

We had a two day session of business with speakers from the IAM, AFL-CIO as well as a candidate for office.

We discussed the upcoming primaries and the screenings we accomplished throughout the state to vet candidates. A discussion was held on the funding and means to sponsor the vetted candidates. How to get members involved and out to vote was a major topic of discussion. We need to find a way to stir members to action in not only voting … Read More...

New Bylaws Link in Main Menu

May 3, 2018 Admin 0

05/03/2018

With By-Law Proposals on the agenda I have had several requests to make our current Local Lodge Bylaws easier to find. The link to our bylaws resides on the Resources page but in addition I have added a direct link on the main menu, under the Resources drop-down menu. Please see the image above! This link will open the Bylaws document in a new Tab or Window. To close simply “X-Out” of that Tab or Window.

I hope this helps everyone as they do research on our Bylaws! And thank you for your suggestions. They help me make your … Read More...