Saturday July 22 – 6 p.m. – ILWU Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament


This Saturday, July 22 at 6:00 p.m., ILWU Walk the Coast is hosting its 6th Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation in the fight against childhood cancer.  Cards in the air at 7:00 p.m.

All ILWU, family, and friends are invited to come play or just watch and enter for a chance to win of the fantastic raffle prizes.  A good time will be had by all.  

When: Saturday, july 22, 6:00 p.m.

Where: The newly-renovated Gardens Casino, Hawaiian Gardens, CA

Happy Hour prices all night.

Valet and self-parking or take Uber/Lyft!

Hope to see you there!

2017 Poker Tournament Flyer

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Contract Extension Ballots Have Been Mailed to Members

Attention Members:

Local 63 has mailed Contract Extension Ballots to you from the ILWU International.  You will receive your ballot the week of July 17.  If you do not, please receive a ballot, you must contact the Local 63 Business Office by July 26 at 5:00 pm to receive a replacement ballot.

Please vote and either mail back to Local 63’s PO Box or deposit in the designated ballot box located in the Local 63 Business Office Lobby.  Please see deadlines below:

*Deadline for members to deposit Int’l. ballots in Local 63’s ballot box is Wednesday, July 26th by 5:00 p.m.


*Ballots must be received in Local 63’s P.O. Box 6447 by 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 27th for Pensioner Int’l. ballot count at L.63 same day.           

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ILWU BLOODY THURSDAY MEMORIAL SERVICE & CAR PROCESSION – will be held on Wednesday, July 5th at 9:00 a.m. All interested members are to meet at Roosevelt Memorial Park, 18255 S. Vermont Ave. in Gardena.  Please arrive at 9:00 a.m. to stage the cars for the procession.  The Memorial Service will start promptly at 10:00 a.m. with a procession to the Bloody Thursday Picnic at Harbor Sports Center in Wilmington.  If you have any questions, please contact Angel Blanco at (562) 244-6570.  All Cars and Bikes are welcome!

 ILWU BLOODY THURSDAY MEN’S SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTwill be held on Saturday, July 29th at Dolphin Park, 21205 Water St., Carson.  First game starts at 8:00 a.m.  For more information please contact Jamie Sander (310) 877-2151.

ALEX’S LEMONADE STAND FOUNDATION’S 6TH ANNUAL FUNDRAISER –In the fight against childhood cancer, ILWU Walk the Coast Los Angeles will hold its annual Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament at the Gardens Casino in Hawaiian Gardens on July 22nd.  Pre-registration is encouraged to guarantee event t-shirt and may be done by calling Gabe Padron, at (310) 508-6224.

In addition, on Saturday, August 12th, ILWU Walk the Coast will hold a family-friendly 5k Walk/Run at Point Fermin Park, San Pedro.  There will also be a 1-Mile Family Walk, 1k Kid’s Fun Run, and other fun activities in the park. FREE fingerprinting for children.   Individuals are welcomed to form teams for the walk/run.

For more information and to register for Alex’s Coast Run, please go to LA Event and Register button.  Please join us to make a donation to this worthy cause.

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2017 ILWU Walk the Coast Committee Fundraisers to Fight Childhood Cancer

This year, ILWU Walk the Coast Committee Los Angeles is holding its 6th Annual Fundraiser for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation in the fight against childhood cancer.  All members, family members, and community members are welcome and encouraged to attend and/or donate to this good cause.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 – 6th Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament

ILWU Walk the Coast in Los Angeles will conduct its 6th Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament on Saturday, July 22, 2017, starting at 6:00 p.m, at the Gardens Casino, 11871 East Carson Street, Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716.  The event usually concludes around midnight for those who make it to the “final table”.  All are welcome to play or come watch and support the players.  Additionally, there will be raffle prizes and 50/50, along with happy hour prices all night.  To pre-register and select your shirt size, contact Local 13 Dispatcher Gabe Padron at (310) 508-6224.

Saturday, August 12, 2017 – “Alex’s Coast Run” and Fun in the Park

ILWU Walk the Coast in Los Angeles will host a family-friendly community event on Saturday, August 12th at Point Fermin Park in San Pedro.  Bring the family for the spectacular ocean-view Alex’s Coast Run 5K, or 1-mile family walk and a 1K Kids’ Run.  The awards program, from 10:00 until noon, will feature speakers, live music, kids’ games, food trucks, and more.  At this time, it is anticipated that the run will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and the Fun in the Park program will conclude at 12 noon.

The 5k race and 1 mile family walk starts at 8:30 a.m. Mom and Dad can race and then enjoy, in full view of the Point Fermin Lighthouse, the 9:30 AM 1K Kids run.

To donate to the fight against childhood cancer, please go to and click on “Los Angeles Event” and orange “Donate” button.  The team is ILWU Walk the Coast.  You will also find more information about the events.   Thank you.



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