As we head into 2018 I thought it might be fun to look back on 2017 from the perspective of our lodge website. 2017 was a year of much needed changes, additions and “tweaking” of the new website which was launched on July 13th, 2016. As a web developer I can truthfully say that the hardest part of designing and maintaining a website is keeping the content fresh, up to date and most of all useful and relevant. When I set out to launch the new site in 2016 I asked myself (as well quite a few of my coworkers), … Read More...
Wednesday night the IAM handed out awards for its annual newsletter and website contest. Awards are given to District and Local Lodges in the following categories:
Best Newsletter Layout and Design
Best Newsletter Feature
General Excellence for Newsletters
Best Website Layout and Design
General Excellence for Websites
Website Special Performance
We are proud to announce that our newsletter, Victory News, and editor Gary Winchester, won First Place in Best Newsletter Layout and Design. Our website, and webmaster Todd Day, picked up Honorable Mentions in the categories of Best Website Layout and Design and General Excellence for Websites.
This is … Read More...
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)
Young Workers Committee
Craig Vanderhoof (chair)
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...
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.
With the money raised and donated, we … Read More...