Press release submitted by Quad City Federation of Labor.|
EAST MOLINE -- The Quad City Labor Day Parade Alliance will hold their 30th annual Labor Day Parade in East Moline on Monday, Sept. 2.
This year's grand marshall is UFCW 431 President Jerry Messer. On Labor Day, more than sixty area unions, community non-profits, and businesses will march west on 15th Avenue from 13th Street to 3rd Street in East Moline.
Line up begins at 8 a.m. at John Deere Harvester Works Parking Lot: 1100 13th Ave., East Moline. The parade begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m.
Following the parade there will be a "Salute toLaborChicken Fry" from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Illiniwek Park, Route 84 Hampton. Picnic tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children under 12 and can be purchased at the event.