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A “Thank You” from The Marathon County Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

The Marathon County Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO Would Like to Thank Everyone who donated food and money to this years Wausau Labor Day Parade 2016 food drive. Thank You IBEW Local 388 for collecting the food and money. IBEW Local 388 collected 300.55 and 59lbs of food. We would also like to Thank Crossroads County Market Wausau who added an additional $50.00 to the food drive for a total of $350.55. All money was put into gift cards at Crossroads County Market Wausau and the food and cards were taken to the Neighbors Place. Thank You to everyone who helped out and donated to this years food drive! Awesome Job! THANK YOU!

The Marathon County Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO Would also like to thank everyone who participated, volunteered and joined us for the 2016 Wausau Labor Day Parade. If it wasn’t for all the wonderful people that help out with this event it never would be possible. Thank You!

We would also like to Congratulate our Grand Marshal, Wausau’s newly elected Mayor Robert B. Mielke, Citizen Of The Year Yee Leng Xiong and our Business Of The Year Red Eye Brewing Company! Congratulations!

The Marathon County Central Labor Council AFL-CIO

Labor Day 2016

Come join the Marathon County Central Labor Council for this year’s Labor Day Parade!

Where: Parade starts at the corner of West Wausau Avenue and 3rd Ave and ends at the Wausau Labor Temple: 318 South 3rd Avenue.
Time: Line-up starts at 3:00 p.m. & parade starts at 4:00 p.m.
Awards and guest speakers after the parade at the Labor Temple. Five Oak Belgian horses will be in the parade, and after the parade they’ll be in the Labor Temple parking lot. There will also be music (KT Country).
Announcer for Parade: Chad Holmes WXCO 1230
Parade Grand Marshal: Robert Mielke, Wausau Mayor
Citizen of the Year: Yee Leng Xiong
Business of the Year: Red Eye Brewing Company

This year we remember our union brother: John (“Speegs”) Spiegelhoff (Jan.21, 1967- Aug. 11, 2016). John was our 2011 Citizen of the Year and fought tirelessly for workers’ rights in both WI and MN. Please accept a green ribbon, which will be handed out during the parade in remembrance of our AFSCME brother, John.

If you have questions about the parade contact Randy Radtke at 715-370-8908;

View more information in the parade booklet below

Who are we?

The Marathon County Labor Council, AFL-CIO is a key part of the nation’s largest and strongest labor federation—the AFL-CIO. As the hub of the local labor movement, Marathon County Labor Council promotes solidarity and speaking out with a unified voice on working people’s issues. We mobilize action in support of collective bargaining, union organizing, and for legislative and electoral campaigns.

Join us in the labor movement!

Contact us:
318 S 3rd Ave., Suite 5
Wausau, Wisconsin 54401
(715) 370-8908