United Way of the Plains and District Lodge #70 invites our local union leadership and members to the Flags of Freedom Memorial Weekend Program
Sunday, May 30, 2021, 2:00 – 2:35 p.m.
@ IAM District Lodge #70
I-235 and S. Meridian Ave. (3830 S. Meridian). The program will be hosted outside. In the event of rain, the event will be held in the union hall.
The program features posting of the colors by McConnell Air Force Base Honor Guard, musical selections by Frank Rowell from IAM Local Lodge #839, and remarks by the City of Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple, IAM District Lodge #70 President Cornell Beard, Wichita-Hutchinson Labor Federation President Judy Pierce, representatives of McConnell Air Force Base and United Way President & CEO and veteran Pete Najera.
*(See the event agenda below the invitational flyer)
Members of Local Lodge No. 639,
A referendum election will be conducted for Two (2) Grand Lodge Delegates and One (1) Alternate, on Saturday, May 8, 2021. The election will be held from 6:00 am – 6:00 pm in Machinists Hall, District Lodge 70, 3830 S. Meridian, Wichita, Kansas, 67217. Please review the “Sample Ballot” below. The highlighted area is of special interest.
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, we are an unstoppable force for good. #peoplehelpingpeople #LiveUnited