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2016 LABOR DAY PARADE AND PICNIC INFORMATION
LABOR DAY PARADE DETAILS
Delaware Public Employees Council 81 AFSCME locals will meet on Monday, September 5, 2016 in Parking Lot "D" adjacent to the Blue Rocks Stadium in Wilmington after 8:45 a.m. T-Shirts will be distributed to all registered parade walkers. A map showing this location is given below. We will be bused to the parade starting point at approximately 9:30 a.m. in order to begin the parade march promptly at 10:00 a.m. and will be arranged in local number order for the parade march. Last year we were second in the parade, however, this year, we will be first in the parade in the usual rotations of building trades, private and public sector. Directly after the parade, the buses will return us to the parking lot so that we may prepare for our annual Labor Day Picnic at Banning Park. The deadline for registration for the 2016 Labor Day Parade and Picnic closes on Friday, August 26, 2016. This deadline is set to provide our caterer with an accurate count and this year we will have to close on that date with no grace period for latercomers.
We'll see you at the 2016 Labor Day Parade and Delaware Public Employees Council 81 AFSCME Picnic!!!
Please meet here after 8:45 a.m. - Buses will leave promptly at 9:30 a.m.
It's time again for the AFSCME family to gather together and celebrate and honor working men and women in Delaware. As AFSCME, "We Make Delaware Happen" and we are AFSCME Strong! Everyday, we provide the services that make this state go! On Monday, September 5, 2016 at 12:00 p.m., Council 81 will host its annual Labor Day Picnic at Banning Park. 2016 Labor Day Flyer. The deadline for registration is Friday, August 26, 2016. Unfortunately, we will not be able to allow any extensions this year for any reason. AFSCME members and their families take this time each year to honor working men and women in Delaware and enjoy their families and the company of their local unions and other Council 81 locals. Join us for our usual giant slide, moon bounce, face painting, balloon animals - You'll enjoy a great meal including hot roast beef and pulled pork sandwiches, chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs and all the complements! You and your family will enjoy each other, other members and their families and enjoy great food and fun as we celebrate the work we all do to serve others - together. This year, as in past years, the picnic area will at the Carey Pavilion behind the Woodstock Mansion at Banning Park. In order to honor working men and women in Delaware and for AFSCME members to enjoy their day with their families, we will honor your continuing request that that there would be no distribution of campaign or other informational literature in the picnic area. This is an election year and we will make this known to our invitees and ask them to honor your request. There will be no campaigning or distribution of campaign or other informational literature in the picnic area. We will continue the practice of inviting our friends who are elected officials to celebrate this special day with us. This is not an "open event" as only our members who have registered and our invited guests are welcome. Details of the event have been mailed to every AFSCME member in a flyer. The flyer is available on this website at the following link - 2016 Labor Day Parade Flyer