Results of the 2014 IAM Photo Contest are in and the 2015 Calendar is rolling off the presses.
The top three photo awards go to Donnie Rogers of Local 2535 in Middletown, OH who won first place for his photo “Water Jet Engine Nozzle,” Michael Wood of Local 47 in Commerce City, CO, who won second place for his photo “Machine Assemblies Team Makes Preparations for Shipment” and Mark Patach of Local 31 in Omaha, NE who won third place for his photo “Measuring the Tight Wire.”
Honorable Mention winners include Oscar Oliverio, Local 1202; John Winslow, Local 174; Scott Orloff, Local 1725; Larry Wilson, Local 733; Dave Thompson, Local 905; Emilie Shewmaker, Local 2339O; Eric Valverde, Local 1782; David Gifford, TCU Local 1908; and Joel Woods, IAM Maine Lobstering Union Local 207.
Winning photos are featured in the 2015 IAM Calendar. Samples of the 2015 calendar are being mailed to Local and District Lodges. To order the 2015 IAM Calendar, download an individual order form or bulk order form for Lodges that want to order large quantities of calendars. Calendars are $7 per calendar for individual orders and $5 per calendar for orders of 100 or more. Two dollars from each calendar sold are donated to the IAM’s favorite charity, Guide Dogs of America.
“Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 IAM Photo Contest and a special thanks to all who participated,” said IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger. “Each year these photos prove the work IAM members do is second to none and remind us why we work so hard to ensure working families’ continued access to the American Dream. The IAM encourages everyone to take a look at the winning photos and our gallery of finalists, choose your own favorites, and share them with family and friends.”