District Lodge #142 Scholarship Competition with Application

February 1, 2019 Admin 0

01/31/2019

The following is a basic format for the year 2019 District Lodge #142 Scholarship Program and is intended for the guidance of all members and legal children of members who may be eligible to participate in the competition.

The competition will be open to all members in good standing of District Lodge 142  as of February 1, 2019, as well as their legal children who are 2019 graduating high school seniors. The winners of the competition will receive scholarship tuition.  The first prize will be $2,500.00 and several additional $1,000.00 scholarship tuition awards. This money will be paid directly

Read More...

DL 142 2019 Scholarship Competition

January 25, 2019 Admin 0

01/25/2019

The following is a basic format for the year 2019 District Lodge #142 Scholarship Program and is intended for the guidance of all members and legal children of members who may be eligible to participate in the competition.
The competition will be open to all members in good standing of District Lodge 142 as of February 1, 2019, as well as their legal children who are 2019 graduating high school seniors. The winners of the competition will receive scholarship tuition. The first prize will be $2,500.00 and several additional $1,000.00 scholarship tuition awards. This money will be paid directly
Read More...

Call Today to Stop the Government Shutdown

January 25, 2019 Admin 0

01/24/2019

Dear Sisters and Brothers,
Today, the Senate will vote on bill H.R. 268. If passed, this bill would allow the government to reopen while negotiations continue.

Lawmakers have the power and the responsibility to do what’s right. They need to bring 800,000 federal workers back to work and pay those who are working without pay.

That’s why I am urging IAM members to call their senators today and tell them to support H.R. 268 (Amendment #6), because federal workers, including thousands of IAM and NFFE-IAM members, absolutely cannot afford to be out of work any longer.

TAKE ACTION: Call Read More...

IAM Celebrates MLK Day

January 21, 2019 Admin 0

“Sisters and brothers, today we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a civil rights activist and leader in the movement to end racial segregation in the United States. He was committed to peace, non-violent protest and equality for all.


Throughout his life, Dr. King also stood up for union rights. One of his phrases was: “All labor has dignity.” As we celebrate his legacy today, it seems that there isn’t a more important time than now for us to remember those words and to follow Dr. King’s example in fighting for union rights as human … Read More...

Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council – Events & News

January 13, 2019 Maureen Kelly 0

The CLC is looking forward to big things this year and we can’t wait to share them with you! 

Saturday, Jan 19th – Join fellow union members and their families to represent the Labor Movement in the Annual Charlotte Martin Luther King Jr Parade. Economic justice is social justice! Come out to celebrate our history supporting the civil rights movement and to prepare to continue work in the work left to us in the legacy of Martin Luther King.  Jr. https://www.facebook.com/events/602124086867078/

Saturday, February 9th – Last year, the CLC took two buses to Raleigh so that union members could participate … Read More...

New Local Lodge President and Executive Board Sworn-In

January 10, 2019 Admin 0

The new Local Lodge President and Executive Board were sworn in at the regular monthly business meeting on Thursday, January 10th, 2019.

Your new Victory Lodge 1725 Executive Board members are:

President: Craig Vanderhoof

Vice President: Joe Behan

Treasurer: Gary Winchester

Recording Secretary: Helena Thornton

Trustees: Chris Johnson, Kenny Geis, Mark DeLuke

Conductor-Sentinel: Maureen Kelly

Auditors: John Wilkinson, Chris Swaney, Bud Brown

Please see the picture and video below and if you see any of our new Executive Board members on the job be sure to take a moment and congratulate them and offer them your support.

Read More...

#WearBlueDay: January 11th

January 10, 2019 Admin 0

Don’t forget to wear blue on January 11th!!!

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is recognized each year on January 11th. In recognition of this important day and throughout the month of January, Blue Campaign hosts several special events and educational activities.

Blue Campaign’s largest initiative is #WearBlueDay on January 11th. To raise awareness of human trafficking, we ask people to take photos of themselves, friends, family and colleagues wearing blue clothing and share them on social media – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram – along with our #WearBlueDay hashtag. Anyone can participate, all you need is a piece of blue clothing!

Follow … Read More...

Happy New Year!!

December 31, 2018 Admin 0

Happy New Year from all of the Officers and Staff of Victory Lodge 1725. 2018 has been a heck of a year for our lodge, at times challenging and at times exhilarating. We couldn’t do what we do without the hard work, help and above all solidarity of each of our members.

Here’s to an awesome 2019. Let’s make it the best year ever for our lodge!

Read More...