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Charlotte Labor Day Parade Announced

Jeremy Sprinkle
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Labor postage stamp issued in 1980The 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.

Organized by the Charlotte Labor Day Parade Committee in conjunction with the Southern Piedmont CLC, the parade honors the accomplishments of organized labor in our country, our region, and in our community.

The parade route will travel through uptown Charlotte, from the Hal Marshall Center,down Tryon St, through the Square, and ending at Tryon and 3rd streets.

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 [email protected]

Always remember those who fought, suffered, and died for our rights as workers - including the 40-hour work week, the weekend, Social Security, and health care. Please never take it for granted.