Monday, September 7, 2009

Laborfest Draws Thousands To 50th Anniversary

By H. Nelson Goodson
September 7th, 2009

Milwaukee -On Monday, thousands of workers, employers, unions and family members from the surrounding communities gathered at the Summerfest grounds to celebrate Laborfest. This year, organizers were celebrating their 50th Anniversary of organizing the downtown parade and one day event.

The event was possible by the generous sponsorships of area businesses and Unions.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett also joined the event at the Summerfest grounds and walked throughout the grounds greeting and shaking hands with those attending the fest.
Entertainment at the Miller Lite Oasis was provided by NiteLife, Milwaukee Public Theater, and Spider George and the Web.
The event was organized by Milwaukee Area Labor Council AFL-CLO representing Milwaukee, Ozaukee and Washington Counties.

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