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AFL/CIO labor unions join hands in memory of members of labor who gave their lives to the job


Mon, May 1st 2023 07:00 am

The 32nd annual Workers Memorial Day will be observed Saturday, May 6. Public, friends and families are invited to attend the event at the Workers Memorial Monument, 5755 Reservoir Park (off Route 31), north on Lewiston Road (Military Road, at the base of the Power Authority Reservoir). Ceremonies will start with at 10 a.m. with a spiritual blessing of the monument and a program with guest speakers. This event is organized by the AFL/CIO labor unions.

The agenda will include an honor guard salute, bag pipe presentation of “Amazing Grace,” and the raising of the flags in memory and honor of the men and women of labor and all workers in Niagara and Orleans counties, as well as the nation, who gave their lives to the job.

Taps will be blown by the Lone Bugler, and all will be asked to “leave with love in their hearts for the families of those who have lost loved ones whose names are on our workers monument,” a press release stated.

Organizers said, “We extend a very special invitation to the labor community, family and the general public to join us at our annual workers memorial tribute to the men and women of labor who have died of work-related injuries.”

For further information, contact me Bill Jakobi at 716 731-4580 or [email protected].

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