MONROE, Mich. -

The Monroe/Lenawee County AFL-CIO Central Labor Council will host a social gathering Saturday at the Philip Murray Building home of the Monroe County Labor History Museum.

Organizers said Front Street will be closed in front of the Museum for the occasion in conjunction with the Barbecue Festival, being held in downtown Monroe.

"We are looking forward to celebrating the holiday for the American workforce. As members of the Labor Movement, we will reflect on our history, display our skills and abilities and discuss the vision of our future with all that will join us," said Lee A. Sharpe, President of the Monroe/Lenawee County AFL-CIO Central Labor Council.

Beginning at noon, the Monroe County Labor History Museum will be open for viewing See the Main Exhibit, "For the Good of All" and Special Exhibit, "The History of Labor Day."

The Philip Murray Building is located at 41 West Front Street in Monroe. Tours and activities will take place from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., with speakers and an ice cream social at 2 p.m.

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