Lodge sends Members to join Machinists at MLK March

April 4th marked 50 years since the tragic assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis where he was standing shoulder to shoulder on the picket line with AFSCME-represented sanitation workers who were seeking respect, economic fairness, justice and safe working conditions.  In the days before his April 4, 1968 death, King marched with Read more about Lodge sends Members to join Machinists at MLK March[…]

Jingle Bell Hop — Highlights from “Union” Station

The Union Christmas Party was a great success. Excellent Food. Fabulous prizes. Superior Service. Thank you to Shannon Hanks for organizing this year’s party.  Thank you to all Members who help make this a great union, and for those that help make events like this fun and eventful.  Congratulations to those who went home that Read more about Jingle Bell Hop — Highlights from “Union” Station[…]

Union Christmas Party • Registration Deadline Dec 1st • Guest Fees Due by Dec 6th

The DEADLINE to register is approaching!!  This year’s Union Christmas Party will be held on Saturday, December 9th from 6:00pm – 10:00pm at Next Level Events in the historic Union Station in downtown Little Rock.  This remarkable facility is located at 1400 W. Markham Street.  If you’ve never attended an event in this venue, you Read more about Union Christmas Party • Registration Deadline Dec 1st • Guest Fees Due by Dec 6th[…]

Lodge Collects Food for FishNet Missions

During the month of November, Local Lodge 463 has been collecting food donations to be donated to FishNet Missions Food Bank, a local food bank in Jacksonville right outside the Air Force Base front gate.  Collection boxes were established in Buildings 1231 (JMATS) and 624 (SMEville) for two weeks, and members were encouraged to bring Read more about Lodge Collects Food for FishNet Missions[…]

Lodge Delegates attend District Council Meeting

 The First Delegate Council of IAM Woodworkers District Lodge W2 was held on Saturday, October 28, 2017.  Local Lodge Members Patty Jones and Sharon Smith represented the Local Lodge during the meeting.  Patty and Sharon represented the two votes that the Local Lodge was entitled to (based on number of members) during the council meeting. Read more about Lodge Delegates attend District Council Meeting[…]

Union Members Rally to Support Cancer-Surviving Sister

Several Local Lodge Members joined fellow breast-cancer survivor Amy Coleman on her team “Amy’s Angels” in the 24th Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Little Rock.  The annual event, which was held Saturday, October 14th, in the downtown area had over 15,000 participants as runners and walkers, with around 2500 breast cancer survivors Read more about Union Members Rally to Support Cancer-Surviving Sister[…]