Labour Day Celebration 2012
SSMDLC.COM — August 21, 2012

The SSM and Distrit Labour Council Labour Day Celebration will include for the first time a Motorcycle Show & Shine Event on Monday Setp. 3, 2012

Recognizing 53 years as “The Voice of Organized Labour” the Sault Ste. Marie and District Labour Council and its affiliates will mark Labour Day by inviting the public and calling all Labour Union members to a free workers appreciation family and friends event at the Roberta Bondar Park and Pavilion on Monday September 3rd, 2012. This year’s theme is “STAND-UP for FAIRNESS / Make Ontario FAIR for EVERYONE!”

A Labour Solidarity Rally will kick-off the day’s events at 11:20 am beginning from the Bondar Pavilion parking lot, east on Foster Drive continuing on Russ Ramsay Way, north on Brock, west on Queen, south on Elgin and back. Rally participants are invited to gather at 11:00 am.

To top this off, Labour will provide fun family activities beginning at noon with free food and refreshments by the “M&M’s Barbeque Crew”, the “Steelworkers Inflatable Fun Carnival”, balloon art by the Balloon Man, face painting by Irene, cotton candy, popcorn, snow cones and a fish pond.

New for this Labour Day and hosted by the local Ironworkers Motorcycle Club is a Motorcycle Show & Shine event with People’s Choice awards and prizes for the top show bikes including a “Scooter / Electric” class. Show and Shine participants must register between 9:00 and 11:00 am to show off their rides in the Rally.

If you are or know High School students who need community volunteer hours please contact the USW District 6 Office at 705-759-4945.

Event contacts:

Dave Pettalia, President of the Sault Ste. Marie and District Labour Council and Joe Krmpotich, Vice President of the Sault Ste. Marie and District Labour Council, United Steel Workers USW District 6 Office (705) 759-4945 Pierre J. Verhelst, Sault Ste. Marie and District Labour Day Events Chair (705) 256-9866

About The Sault Ste. Marie and District Labour Council:

The local Labour Council was established in 1959 and is chartered by the Canadian Labour Congress. The local Labour Council serves as the “Voice of Organized Labour” in our community and is made up of delegates from all of the Unions in the city and surrounding municipalities.