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Workers Memorial Day events around Iowa

April 26: Friday -

Bettendorf: 11:30 AM.  USW Local 105 Union Hall, 880 Devils Glen Road. Contact [email protected]. 563-355-1181.  USW Local 105, IBEW 1379 and Arconic Davenport Works Leadership invite Quad Cities working families. Lunch will be served after the service. 

Dubuque: 5:30 PM. Dubuque Labor Temple, 1610 Garfield Ave. Contact Pete Hird, 563-212-1529. [email protected]. UAW Color Guard. Dubuque Fire Fife and Drums. Councilwoman Kate Larson, Iowa Federation of Labor President, Ken Sagar, and Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer. 

Iowa City: Noon. Iowa city Public Library. 123 S Linn St. Meeting Room A. Contact Greg Hearns 319-361-2374  [email protected].

April 27: Saturday - 

Keokuk: Lee County : Workers Memorial Day Dinner. 5:30 PM. Keokuk Lee County Labor Temple, 301 Blondeau St. Contact Penny Logsdon, 319-520-8742  [email protected].

April 28: Sunday -

Clinton: Clinton Labor Congress. 2 PM. Riverview Recreation Vehicle Park, (Spots #21 and #23) 511 Riverview Dr. Special memorial for Lt. Eric Hosette and a dediation to Adam Cain. Contact - Dave Keefer  309-230-6476.  [email protected].

Sioux City:Western Iowa Labor Federation 4 PM. UFCW #222 Hall.  3038 S Lakeport. Contact Scott Punteney, 402-657-1007 [email protected]

Waterloo: Hawkeye Area Labor Council. 4 PM. Labor Temple, 1695 Burton Ave. Laying of Flowers on the Memorial Monument and reading of nams of those who were kikked on the job.  Refreshments and light lunch provided.  Contact Jerry Hageman [email protected]   319-230-3757.

April 29: Monday - 

Cedar Rapids: Hawkeye Area Labor Council. 6 PM - 8 PM. IBEW 405 Hall. 1211 Wiley Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA. Speakers: Paul Iversen, U of I Labor Center and Todd Taylor, Iowa State Senator Contact - Jay Larson, [email protected]  319-398-5372. 

Council Bluffs: Western Iowa Labr Federation. 6 PM. Roberts Park, 1000 N 25th, Council Bluffs, IA. Contact Scott Punteney, 402-657-1007 [email protected]

Des Moines: 11:00 am Iowa State Capitol. Speakers . Contact Mark Cooper 515-265-1862 or [email protected]