Teamsters Local 117 supports pro-labor community events, community revitalization projects, workers' rights initiatives, union education programs, programs for disadvantaged youth, among others. Your Union also works closely with the Emergency Food Network and Northwest Harvest to provide food for families in need.
In 2013, your Local Union will participate in the following events:
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day March and Rally - January 21, 2013
- May Day March and Rally - May 1, 2013
- Seattle Pride - June 30, 2013
- Tacoma's Ethnic Fest - July 27-28, 2013
- MLK County Labor Day Celebration - September 2, 2013
- Local 117 Soccer Tournament - September 14, 2013
- Teamsters Local 117 Blood Drive - November 16, 2013
- Teamsters Local 117 Toy Drive - Nov. - Dec. 2013
And many more! If you want to volunteer to help organize Teamsters Local 117's participation in an event, fill out the form below or contact Brenda Wiest at 206-441-4860 ext. 1256 or 1-888-872-3487 ext. 1256.
Local 117 Community Sponsorships - Apply Now!
Local 117 is now accepting applications to sponsor community groups. Groups may include but are not limited to labor rights groups, sports groups, musical groups, academic groups, or otherwise.
Sponsorship applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Sponsorship award recipients will be announced quarterly at the Local 117 membership meetings. Groups with a direct connection to Local 117 members and/or to organized labor will be given highest priority.
Completed applications should be sent to:
Teamsters Local 117 – Attn: Community Sponsorships
14675 Interurban Ave. S. Suite, 307
Tukwila, WA 98168
Teamsters in Need
Teamsters Local 117 provides assistance to members in need. To find out more about Local 117's membership assistance program, contact your Business Representative.