Labor Day: ‘I’m glad we had a parade’

Parade participants toss candy to children from the Sheet Metal Workers wagon on Monday, Sept. 5, during the 39th annual Quad City Federation of Labor’s Labor Day Parade in East Moline. CREDIT DAVE THOMPSON
A Labor Day parade returned to the streets of East Moline on Monday, Sept. 5, offering something for everybody. There were marching bands, massive farm equipment from John Deere, classic cars, politicians running for office, many pro-union and labor entries, and candy – lots and lots of candy. There was so much candy tossed out […]
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