SPEEA events add
to summer FUN!
Hiking the Ira Spring Trail
The New Hire Committee hosted a hike for members and family on the Ira Spring
Trail to Mason Lake in Snoqualmie Pass. The committee provided snacks for the
hikers and parking passes for the carpool drivers.
Golfing for a good cause
The golfers who took part in the Northwest Golf Tournament also contributed (at
hole 3) to SPEEA Cares, which helps laid-off members facing financial emergencies.
More than 100 members, family and friends took part in the tournament hosted by
the NW Membership Activities Committee. (Photo by Kohana Aisaka).
Fun and ‘games’ at AquaSox baseball
With help from members, SPEEA’s booth was a hit at Union Solidarity Night at the
AquaSox, a minor league baseball team in Everett. They handed out balsa airplanes
and other visibility items prior to the game. SPEEA is one of the sponsors of the
Snohomish County Labor Council annual event at the game.
Movie night on World War II ‘Codebreaker’
About 50 SPEEA members, retirees and guests watched the movie “Codebreaker” at all three halls and
connected via televideo for a Q/A with Patrick Sammon, executive producer. The movie is about
Alan Turing, who created a ‘computing machine’ to break the German spy code ‘Enigma’ during
World War II. He was persecuted by British government after the war for being gay. The SPEEA
Diversity Committee hosted the event. To learn more about the movie, go to www.turing film.com.
BBQ on the beach in Seattle
About 70 members, family and friends enjoyed a BBQ on the beach. The SPEEA New Hire
Committee hosted the event for newer members to mingle and have fun. Several SPEEA activists
also attended and helped with the event at Golden Gardens, a beach park in Seattle’s Ballard