Friday, August 30, 2019

Labor Day Celebration Returns to Woodstock Square on Monday

The fifth annual Labor Day Celebration on historic Woodstock Square will be held Monday, September 2 from 11 am to 1 pm.  The program is sponsored by the McHenry County Progressives.
Missy Funk, event organizer, invites the public to “grab a lawn chair and bring friends and family to hear speakers on workers’ rights and participate in an open mic discussion.”
Speakers will include Patty Boyd who works in the McHenry County Clerk’s office where the Metropolitan Alliance of Police is in negotiations for a contract.  Michael Williamson is President of Local Education Association of D300 (LEAD 300) and an Illinois Education Association (IEA) Regional Chair.  Patrick Murfin is a long-time McHenry County social justice activist, labor historian, and a former General Secretary-Treasurer of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW.)
For more information see the Facebook Event.

The 2019 Labor Day Celebration on Woodstock Square.

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