August 28, 2007
Justice @ Smithfield Protest Goes National
Unionists, Activists Converge Upon Shareholders Meeting in Williamsburg
Join hundreds of labor, faith, and social justice leaders in Williamsburg, Virginia at the largest-ever rally in support of Smithfield workers this Wednesday, August 29th.
Get On the Bus! Free bus transportation and sack lunches will be provided from major east coast destinations, including New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Maryland, Virginia, and six regions in North and South Carolina. Visit our web site to register and reserve your seats today.
NC Bus Schedule for Smithfield Shareholders Meeting:
6:00 AM Depart Lumberton Holiday Inn at I-95, 101 Wintergreen St, Lumberton, NC
6:30 AM Pick-up at Fayetteville Holiday Inn at I-95, 1944 Cedar Creek Rd, Fayetteville
8:00 AM Pick-up / Rest Stop in Rocky Mount, Best Western Inn at I-95, 7095 Rte 4, Rocky Mount, NC
Estimated Return: 5:30 Rocky Mt., 7:00 Fayetteville, 7:30 Lumberton
Mt. Holly/Statesville , NC
4:50 AM Depart Depart UAW Local Union Hall in Mt. Holly, NC, 113 East Charlotte Street, Mount Holly, NC 28120
6:10 AM Pick-up in Statesville, NC at Holiday Inn at I-77, 1215 E Garner Bagnal Blvd, Statesville, NC 28677
Estimated Return: 7:45 p.m. Statesville, 8:45 p.m. Mt. Holly
6:30 AM Depart Beloved Community Center, 417 Arlington Street, Greensboro, NC
8:15 AM Pick-up/Rest Stop in Henderson, NC at Holiday Inn of Henderson, 200 Simmons Dr, Henderson, NC
Estimated Return: 5:30 p.m. Henderson, 7:15 p.m. Greensboro
Durham/Chapel Hill/Raleigh, NC
7:00 AM Depart Durham, NC Target/Sam’s Club Parking lot, 4037 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707
7:40 AM Pick-up in Raleigh at Holiday Inn Express, 4716 New Bern Ave, Raleigh, NC
Estimated Return: 6:15 p.m. Raleigh; 6:45 p.m Durham
Lunch will be provided in Williamsburg and all buses will return the evening of August 29.