CY 2015 IAM SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION:   Here is an opportunity to obtain funding for education for yourself (IAM member) or for your children.  Applications being accepted from now until February 27, 2014 (deadline).  Besides scholarship opportunity, there is now a two year vocational-technical scholarship available for both IAM members and children of members.  Legwork and dedication required.  Application packets available online at: – — or by mail: call 301-967-4708  — or stop by the lodgeto view hardcopy.


For those interested in a chance to win a 2014 Harley Davidson Ultra-Limited-FLHTK, Customized by Legends Vintage Motorcycles; IAM Western Territories is offering the opportunity to win this beauty. The cost is $5 a ticket or five for $20. You have until Friday 14 November 2014 to purchase tickets:  see/call  LL794 Rec Secty Lanny Languit, 242-9622 (LL794 Hall) or 440-7570.

Available for viewing/Info — a DVD on the IAM William W. Wipinsinger Education and Technology Center, located in southern (Leonardwood), MD.   DVD informs members and potential members what the “W3” Training Center has to offer: it highlights how the Center works to educate IAM members on labor and other pertinent workplace issues and how it is another valuable resource that comes with IAM membership.   DVD runs 20 minutes long.   Attending a labor training class at the “W3” is an all-around worthwhile experience and a best kept secret.
See “794 By-Laws, Article VI, Section 4and 5: Labor School delegates”  for eligibility.


The Union Plus® Mortgage Program, with financing provided by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, features unique union member-exclusive benefits for current union members, their parents and children.  Union families who pururchase or refinance a home through the Union Plus Mortgage program will receive a $500 Wells Fargo My Mortgage GiftSM award card after closing, and are eligible for unique safety-net protections during times of hardship such as disability, strike and job loss through the Union Plus Mortgage Assistance program. Plus, first-time home buyers may earn an additional $500 with the Union Plus First-Time Home Award through the Union Plus Mortgage Program. Through the program, union members also have access to competitive interest rates and a wide range of financing options.   Order free mortgage brochures and other print material online or by calling the Union Plus Leader Line at 1-800-472-2005.