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Local Lodge Scholarship Awarded

Congratulations to Madeline Johnson, daughter of IAM Brother Christopher Johnson, Navigator Instructor on the CAE ATS contract, for being selected as this year’s recipient of the Robert V. Jurasek / Bobby G. Jones Memorial Scholarship of IAM Local Lodge 463. Madeline, accompanied by her mother and father, was presented a check for $1500 by Lodge Read more about Local Lodge Scholarship Awarded[…]

SAVE THE DATE: 2020 Local Lodge Christmas Party

The 2020 Local Lodge Christmas Party has been scheduled for Saturday, December 5th at Cache Restaurant in downtown Little Rock.  Entertainment Committee chair Boni Jo Boser is spicing things up this year with a brand new venue, never used for the Lodge Christmas party before.  Further details as far as times, registration, menu etc. will Read more about SAVE THE DATE: 2020 Local Lodge Christmas Party[…]

Machinists Union Postpones 40th Grand Lodge Convention Amid COVID-19 Concerns

In order to protect the safety and health of members and guests in light of the coronavirus pandemic, the IAM Executive Council has made the difficult decision to postpone the upcoming 40th IAM Grand Convention, which had been scheduled for Sept. 6-11, 2020 in San Diego. The convention will instead be held Sept. 12-17, 2021 Read more about Machinists Union Postpones 40th Grand Lodge Convention Amid COVID-19 Concerns[…]

Local Lodge Members Don Face Masks for Protection [Photo Gallery]

Members of Local Lodge 463, in their various work locations across Little Rock Air Force Base, take steps to combat the infection and spread of COVID-19 by donning face-masks while performing on-site work duties. Additional precautions such as frequent hand washing and sanitization of workstations have become the norm. The Local Lodge is proud of Read more about Local Lodge Members Don Face Masks for Protection [Photo Gallery][…]

IAM Members, Families Can Complete Bachelor’s Degree for Free This Summer

Because of the current economic and public health uncertainty, IAM members and families who enroll in the IAM’s Low-Cost Degree Program by Monday, May 18, 2020 can complete a bachelor’s degree with no out-of-pocket costs. Get started by calling 888-897-9671 or enrolling online at FreeCollege.goIAM.org. Your union is making it possible for all students who enroll Read more about IAM Members, Families Can Complete Bachelor’s Degree for Free This Summer[…]

COVID-19 Driven Changes to Scholarship Application Submission Process

The Local Lodge 463 Scholarship application deadline is approaching! Deadline still MAY 31, 2020. Due to circumstances brought about by the current COVID-19 pandemic and CDC suggested social-distancing guidelines, revisions have been made to the submission process of the scholarship application and other required materials such as transcripts and referral letters.  These new procedures for Read more about COVID-19 Driven Changes to Scholarship Application Submission Process[…]