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Doggie Bowl 2021

Wichita unions throw support behind Topeka Frito-Lay strike and continue PepsiCo boycott (Kansas.com)

2021 Doggie Bowl to Benefit Guide Dogs of America/Tender Loving Canines

IAMAW District Lodge 70 presents our 8th Annual Doggie Bowl to benefit Guide Dogs of America/Tender Loving Canines on Saturday, July 24, 2021. Registrations @ 4:00 PM, Bowling @ 5:00 PM. The event location is at Northrock Lanes, 3232 N. Rock Road, Wichita, Kansas. Printed pre-registration forms are available at District Lodge 70 offices. The […]

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Our Latest “Doggie Bowl” Sponsors!

  We appreciate our latest “Doggie Bowl” sponsors! District Lodge 70’s 8th Annual Doggie Bowl will benefit Guide Dogs of America/Tender Loving Canines, a national nonprofit organization that empowers people who are blind/visually impaired, veterans, children with autism, to live with greater confidence and mobility by matching them with a highly skilled guide dog or […]

Winpisinger Center Field Training at District 70 Shows Critical Role of Local Lodge Leaders

IAM District 70 hosted Officer Training and Secretary-Treasurer Classes instructed by the Director of the IAM’s William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center Chris Wagoner, Education Representative Joe Gruber, and Grand Lodge Auditor Suzette Trout for newly elected and re-elected officers within the district’s six local lodges in June. “Local Lodge leaders play a critical […]

United Way of the Plains Q2 Impact Newsletter

Organized labor and United Way are celebrating 80 years of partnership this year! Together, we are transforming lives in our community by uniting to fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in south-central Kansas. Every year, union members contribute time, skills, and money to improve the lives of our neighbors. Together, […]

Second Chance Thursday (June 24) – The Wichita Police Department

The Wichita Police Department is holding another “Second Chance Thursday” on June 24, 2021. The event is an opportunity for Wichita residents to get traffic warrants cleared without going to jail. Officers will be at Bethel Life Center, 3777 S. Meridian from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Do not go to Patrol West) According to […]

Congratulations Ron Tracy on Your 55-Year IAM Service Award

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers needed before and on the day of our 8th Annual Doggie Bowl on Saturday, July 24, 2021. See the flyer below for additional details.

We Remember – Memorial Day 2021

With gratitude and pride, we pay tribute to all those who served and died for our country and our freedom. We will never forget their sacrifice.

Other News of Interest


Biden Administration Strengthens Buy America — Pass the PRO Act — Funding for U.S. Navy DDG-51 Destroyers Approved by House Panel

  MAJOR VICTORY FOR IAM AS BIDEN ADMINISTRATION STRENGTHENS BUY AMERICA RULE: IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. sent out a statement regarding the Biden administration’s Buy American proposed rule, ensuring our nation’s future is made in America by all of America’s workers. “President Biden’s proposed rule increasing domestic content requirements, narrowing the use of waivers […]

Employment/Unemployment Summary July 2021 for the United States

Employment – Summary of Department of Labor July Jobs Report According to the United States Department of Labor June Jobs Report, the unemployment rate increased slightly to 5.9 percent which was above the consensus forecast of 5.8 percent June unemployment rate.  The rise can be attributed to more people looking for better jobs where workers […]

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