August 21, 2008
The 10th annual Charlotte Labor Day Parade will be held Monday, September 1, 2008 at 11 a.m. Our parade this year will feature local labor union floats, vehicles, and marchers. Political candidates, stepping groups, bands, car clubs, beauty queens, and community groups will also take part.
What: Charlotte Labor Day Parade
When: Labor Day, Mon. 9/1 at 11 a.m.
Where: Parade begins at the Hal Marshall Center, 700 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC
Contact: Ben Lee, parade chairman, 704-877-6916 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Western NC CLC and USW Local 507 will have a joint float in the Labor Day parade. Union members are requested to be at the Local 507 union hall, 35 Park St, Canton, NC, by 9:15 AM. From there we will travel as a group to the parade staging area.
The parade will last from 10:00 AM until around 11:30AM.
After the parade, we will return to the union hall, where an introduction of political candidates will be made and members may meet personally. Union members will be asked to go into the Hall and pick up union information on the upcoming elections.
The Canton parade will have a bluegrass band until 1:30 PM, and a vendor will be on hand for members to purchase barbeque sandwiches.
When: Canton Labor Day Parade
When: Labor Day, Mon. 9/1 at 9:15 a.m.
Where: Parade begins at the USW Local 507 union hall, 35 Park St, Canton, NC