The family members and friends of Western Wisconsin working people who were killed at work will come together this Friday to remember those who have best lost and recommit themselves to enhancing protections for those who work for their daily bread as communities around the country and globe commemorate Workers Memorial Day.
RVSP not required but helpful. RSVP at: http://bit.ly/2onIiXl
The program for the event can be downloaded HERE.
Guest speakers at this year’s event will be:
- Retired Firefighter and Former City of La Crosse Councilman Francis Formanek, leading attendees in the Pledge of Allegiance.
- La Crosse Mayor Tim Kabat will read a formal proclamation from the City declaring April 28th as Workers Memorial Day in the City of La Crosse.
- John Medinger will speak on the local importance and local history of the event.
(Former Mayor of La Crosse, Wisconsin Assembly 95th, and La Crosse County Board member).
An open mic will be made available for family members and close friends of workers who have lost their life on the job.
This event is part of International Workers Memorial Day, held annually on April 28th, with thousands of groups around the globe uniting together under the banner, “Mourn for the Dead. Fight for the Living!”