Last year, the Citizen Action of WI North Central Organizing Co-op was honored to be awarded Citizens of the Year by the Marathon County Central Labor Council AFL-CIO.

The line-up for parade is on Monday, September 3rd @ 3:00 pm from the corner of 3rd Ave and West Wausau Ave.

Parade starts at 4:00 pm and will go down 3rd Ave and end at the Wausau Labor Temple at 318 S 3rd Ave., Wausau, Wisconsin.

We will recognize Grand Marshal, Citizen of the Year and Business of the Year at the end the parade in the Wausau Labor Temple parking lot.

Announcer for Parade: Chad Holmes WXCO 1230

Grand Marshal for this year’s Parade: Gary Gisselman (Wausau City Alderperson, Marathon County Historical Society)

Citizen of the Year: Mary Thao (Wausau School Board member, Wausau City Alderperson, and NC Organizing Co-op member)

Business of the year: Days Bowl-a-Dome

Food Drive: IBEW will be collecting non-perishable food Items and cash donations which will be donated to the Neighbors Place. Look for IBEW Local 388 workers pushing shopping carts or drop off at the Labor Temple, 318 S 3rd Ave Wausau, WI 54401

Members of the North Central Organizing Co-op will be collecting End Childhood Poverty petition signatures during the parade, to be turned over to our state legislators.

Come visit the five Oak Belgian Horses in the LT Parking lot

Serving food 2:00 pm- 7:00 pm

Music: KT Country will be playing from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Strip T after the parade until 8 pm

Will you be able to join us?

(Joel Lewis is the organizer of North Central Organizing Co-op and a proud member of OPEIU Local 9.)