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3rd Shift Informational Meetings Now Added!

April 10, 2018 Admin 0

Attention 3rd Shift members M&R and Fleet

Informational meeting conducted by:

Grand Lodge Rep. Tommy Regan and District General Chair Sean Ryan

April 12th 9:00 PM (Thursday night for Friday)

This additional meeting will be held at the Local Lodge:

3727 Rose Lake Dr. Suite 103 Charlotte, NC 28217

See the Flyer attached for more details

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Photos from the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration in Memphis

April 5, 2018 Admin 0

04/05/2018

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018  marked 50 years since the assassination of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
King was shot and killed while standing on a balcony outside the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. He had traveled there for a sanitation workers strike.

A commemorative ceremony marked it as a day of remembrance, celebration and looking back on King’s life and legacy. Among those who spoke was the Rev. Jesse Jackson, one of only two surviving members of King’s entourage on the day he was shot.

Rev. Michael Pfleger, a Catholic priest and activist against street violence on … Read More...

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

March 11, 2018 Admin 0

03/11/2018

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

03/09/2018

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

03/07/2018

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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Charlotte Local 1725 AA Fleet Service Grievance Committee Sworn In

January 9, 2018 Admin 0

 

What a way to start a new year!

The pictures here show IAM District 141 AGC Mike Fairbanks swearing in the Charlotte Local 1725 AA Fleet Service Grievance Commitee. The three on the committee are Daryl Current, Mike Knoble and John Wilkinson. Thank you Brothers for your leadership role that you have been elected to serve the membership.

Photographs by Louis Gilmore

 

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Congratulations Mike “Bubba” Kara and Steven Livengood on your retirement!

January 6, 2018 Admin 0
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Mike “Bubba” Kara receiving his retirement watch from Victory Lodge President Mike Jones

 

Steven Livengood
Victory Lodge Trustee Mark DeLuke presenting a retirement watch to Steven Livengood

A big Congratulations goes to out to Powerplant Shop mechanics Mike “Bubba” Kara and Steven Livengood on their retirement on January 5th, 2018. Bubba, who worked 1st Shift, and Steven, who worked 2nd Shift, ended long and well-traveled careers with the last several years spent at the Offsite Facility in Charlotte.

Enjoy your retirement, gentlemen. And come see us at the Lodge sometime!

 

Mike Kara
Mike “Bubba” Kara and President Mike Jones

 

Steven Livengood
Trustee Mark
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Website Year in Review: 2017

January 4, 2018 Admin 0

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...