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2021 IAM Scholarship Competition Deadline Approaches

The deadline for the 2021 Scholarship Competition applications is February 12, 2021. 2021 IAM Scholarship Competition In 2020, the IAM awarded 16 scholarships valued at $64,000. The winners were selected out of over 300 applicants. The deadline for the 2021 Scholarship Competition applications is February 12, 2021. https://t.co/tB8VoNieFy pic.twitter.com/EvURJnLiSs — IAMAW District Lodge 70 (@70Iamaw) […]

Machinists Union – A Free Tax Prep Location

The Machinists Union (District Lodge 70, 3830 S. Meridian, Wichita, KS. 67217) will continue to be a location for the 2021 free tax prep service every Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, beginning on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. Call 2-1-1 today to make an appointment. 

Reminder of Grand Lodge Nominations – Saturday, January 16, 2021

Notice of Nominations and Elections for IAM International President, General Secretary-Treasurer, 6 General Vice-Presidents, 3 Delegates to A.F.L.-C.I.O., and 5 Members of the Committee on Law. Nominations for these offices can be made on Saturday, January 16, 2021, from 6:00 AM – 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at District Lodge 70, 3830 […]

IAM Newsletter and Website Awards

We are honored to have been recognized for several categories in the IAM Newsletter and Website contest for 2019. You can view the complete results at https://contest.goiam.org/category/newsletter-website.

District 70 Video Update and Report – January 2021

Members can watch a January 2021 video report and update from District Lodge 70 President and Directing Business Representative Cornell Beard on our YouTube Channel.

Years End

Have a safe and healthy New Year’s Eve!

Filing Unemployment

We have listed possible solutions for those having trouble logging in to the getkansasbenefits.gov webpage to file weekly claims. If you have tried and failed to successfully log into your account, wait at least one hour before making another login attempt. 1. If you are attempting to log on from a VPN (Virtual Private Network), […]

District Lodge 70 Holiday Schedule

In observance of Christmas and the New Year holidays, IAMAW District Lodge 70 offices will be closed from: Noon Wednesday, December 23 – Sunday, January 3, 2021. *We will return to regularly scheduled office hours on Monday, January 4, 2021.  

FREE COVID-19 Testing For All Kansans

The Machinists Union will no longer be a testing site for the Go Get Tested program on Monday, December 21, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience, If you are in need of a COVID-19 test, please visit https://www.gogettested.com/kansas or https://www.sedgwickcounty.org/covid-19/testing-information.

Thank You for Giving This Christmas

We are sure you’ll be pleased to know that your giving and volunteering have helped to renew hope for children and families in our community! Thank you for your generous giving and volunteer work. THANK YOU!

FREE COVID-19 TESTING – Wednesday, December 16, 2020

FREE COVID TESTING. The Sedgwick County Health Department will have its Mobile Outreach Response Team at the Machinists Union on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 8:30 am – 11:30 am. No appointment required. First come, first served. We are located at 3830 S. Meridian, Wichita, KS., 67217.

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