Local 2069 Raises over $4k for Guide Dogs

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On September 19, 2015, Local 2069 put together a hog roast and disc golf tournament to raise money for Guide Dogs of America. Even though the beginning of that Saturday morning was chilled and a bit damp, several people from around north central Indiana showed up for the event. The disc golf tournament held at Maconaquah Park in Peru, was won by one of our own members, brother Troy Malott and Dave Prather. Both Troy and Dave donated their winnings to the Guide Dogs charity. Dave also won closest to pin, and the other closest to pin winner was Seth Clarson.

The weather broke while golfers were finishing, and the food began to be served to an abundance of people craving some pulled pork and Coney dogs. Several raffles for baked goods and an IAM quilt (hand crafted by sister Tina Collins) commenced as everyone ate a delicious meal.

With the help of the community and IAM Local 2069, the total money donated to Guide Dogs of America was over $4,000 dollars. Thank you to everyone who attended and who donated their time and money to such a wonderful cause. Let’s make it even bigger and better next year!

IAM Guide Dog Hog Roast/Disc Golf

2016 IAM Scholarship Competition

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IAM members and their children are encouraged to apply for the IAM Scholarship before February 26, 2016.

Awards to members are $2,000 per academic year. They are granted for a specific period from one to four years to enable the member to earn a Bachelor’s degree or a two-year vocational/technical certification.

Awards to Children of Members are: College — $1,000 per academic year. All awards are renewed each year until a Bachelor’s degree is obtained up to a maximum of four years. Vocational/Technical School — $2,000 per year until certification is reached up to a maximum of two years.

For more details and applications, please click HERE.

2015 Spirit of the Midwest “Rides for Guides”

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The Midwest Territory is once again preparing to host our 7th annual benefit for Guide Dogs of America (GDA). We will be hosting these events in two different locations within the Midwest Territory.

The 1st event; Classic Auto Show will be held on Sunday, June 28, 2015 with a rain date of July 19, 2015.

On Sunday, June 28th   the Classic Auto Show will be held at District Lodge 9 Machinists Hall, 12365 St. Charles Rock Road, Bridgeton, Missouri and will feature cars and trucks of all types. Spectators and participants alike will be sure to enjoy the pride and craftsmanship on display.  Food and refreshments will also be available to purchase during the Show.

On Saturday, July 25th the Motorcycle Charity Ride will be held at the Brown County Inn located in Nashville, Indiana.  The $35.00 per person entry fee includes lunch and dinner as well as a Ride t-shirt and GDA pin.  Motorcycles of all makes and models are welcome to participate.  Poker hands will be sold for $5.00 per hand or three hands for $10.00 with no limit on the number purchased.  Ride participants must collect a minimum of $50.00 in pledges per bike in order to participate in the Run and be eligible for awards.  The person who collects the highest total dollar amount in pledges will receive a special recognition gift.

CLICK HERE –  TO VIEW OR SAVE PHOTOS FROM THE BRIDGETON, MO CLASSIC CAR SHOW – FUNDRAISER FOR GUIDE DOGS OF AMERICA

CLICK HERE –  TO VIEW OR SAVE PHOTOS FROM THE MILWAUKEE, WI MOTORCYCLE CHARITY RIDE – FUNDRAISER FOR GUIDE DOGS OF AMERICA

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for this event…


Contact:
Marty St. Peters at 618-477-3555 or Email – mstpeters@iamaw.org

Tim Hough at 219/614-5476 or Email though@iamaw.org

All proceeds will benefit Guide Dogs of America
delivering the gift of freedom for over fifty years