Labor-Day-Parade-2012--1While Labor Day weekend marks the end of summer and the start of school for many of our youth, we can easily forget the role of labor and unions in creating a better and safer working environment. Wausau’s Labor Day parade, sponsored by the Marathon County Labor Council, is this Monday September 2nd, 2013 starting at 4:00pm along 3rd Ave starting at West Wausau Ave and ending at the Labor Temple near Stewart Ave.

Labor-Day-Parade-2Details about the parade from the Marathon County Labor Council website:

Wausau Labor Day Parade 2013

When: Monday Sept. 2nd, 2013

Where: Starts at the corner of west Wausau avenue and ends at the Wausau Labor Temple at 318 South 3rd ave

Time: line-up starts @ 3:00p.m. And parade starts at 4:00 p.m.

Announcer: Chad Holmes WXCO 1230 / ESPN Sports Fan 100.5

Parade Grand Marshall : Mandy Wright, 85th District Representative, Wisconsin State Assembly

Citizens of the Year: Joel Lewis And Melissa Engels- Lewis

Food Drive: We will be collecting non -perishable food items and cash donations which will be donated to the Neighbors Place. Look for IBEW local 388 station wagon and IBEW local 388 workers pushing shopping carts or drop off items at the Labor Temple, 318 south 3rd ave.

Join us after the parade in The Labor Temple parking lot where we will have Guest Speakers.