In the Community

  • 2017 Worker’s Memorial Ceremony

    Secretary-Treasurer Val Holstrom was asked to present some of the names of workers lost due to injury, accident, or disease in 2016. This annual ceremony is organized by the Spokane Labor Council and is a tribute to all fallen workers. Worker’s Memorial Ceremony

  • Supporting Local Law Enforcement Officer

    Teamsters Local 690 Secretary-Treasurer Val Holstrom, and Executive Board Trustee Taj Wilkerson of Liberty Lake Police Department, recently presented the recently SWAT Sergeant a check to help with his recovery.

  • Member Tim Smidt Recognized by CPM

    Teamsters Local 690 Member Tim Smidt, a 25 year employee of Central Pre-Mix, was recently awarded the 2 million Safe Driving Award for his outstanding record! Congratulations Tim. Keep up the great driving!

  • Career Day

    Teamsters Local 690’s Secretary-Treasurer Val Holstrom and Trustee Matthew Sturgell were invited to attend Career Day at Lamanna High School in Priest River, Idaho, to promote Teamster jobs.

  • Teamsters Local 690 Stands in Solidarity with Sergeant

    Teamsters Local 690 Trustee Taj Wilkerson, a City of Liberty Lake Police officer, called on his Teamster Local brothers and sisters to show support and solidarity for the Spokane County Sheriff’s SWAT Sergeant that was shot in the line of duty on Monday, March 6th.   Staff and members from Local 690, as well as Secretary-Treasurer […]

  • Meals on Wheels Feb Newsletter

    There are many upcoming fundraising events. A Walk-a-Thon is scheduled for Wednesday, March 1st. Please click below for more information. Meals on Wheels Feb 2017 Newsletter

  • Teamsters Helping the Community

    Teamsters Local 690 makes annual donation to Tom’s Turkey Drive for 2nd Harvest Food Bank. Pictured above are Local 690 President Matt Tanner, Secretary-Treasurer Val Holstrom and Tom Sherry. Teamster Local 690 Member Ben Garcia of FSA donated his $100 lottery drawing check from the November 17th Member meeting to Tom’s Turkey Drive also.

  • Local 690 Donates to Second Harvest and Tom’s Turkey

    Val Holstrom, Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 690, on behalf of the 3,000 members in Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho presented a check for $500 to Second Harvest and Tom’s Turkey Drive. We are proud to help provide a meaningful Thanksgiving dinner for local families who are in need. Thousands of people in Eastern Washington lost […]

  • VET’s (Veterans Entering Trucking) 2015 Class Graduates at JBLM

    On July 17th, 2015, the WA/ID Teamsters/AGC Training Center completed the first VET’s Program at JBLM (Joint Base Lewis McChord) with the graduation of five new Construction Truck Driver Apprentices. With the support and cooperation of Colonel H. Charles “Chuck” Hodges, Commander, JBLM and his staff, Amy Moorash, Chief, Advising Branch, David L. Stone Education […]

  • Tom Sherry and KREM 2 Say ‘Thanks!’ to Local 690

    “Dear Teamsters Local 690, “On behalf of everyone at KREM 2 we thank you for supporting Tom’s Turkey Drive this year. Your generosity helped 11,000 families receive a complete Thanksgiving meal this holiday season. The majority of these meals were distributed on Turkey Tuesday at the Spokane Arena before Thanksgiving. Local food banks helped distribute […]