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November 15, 2019
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Tim Morris 

Mobile: (270) 791-6628

Email: tim.morris@glclc.com

Labor Day at the Zoo Picnic & Car Show Celebrate 20th Year

Announce 20 Year Impact of More than $150,000 in Charitable Giving

Louisville, KY—(August 26, 2019)  Greater Louisville area unions, community groups, and businesses will celebrate the 20th year of the Labor Day at the Zoo picnic & Car Show event, an event for union members and their families to enjoy a highly discounted day at the Louisville Zoo with lunch, bouncy rides, animal exhibits, a car show, and fellowship while raising funds for charitable organizations including the Arthur Kling Senior Center, Shop with A Deputy, the Louisville Zoo, Visually Impaired Preschool Services, and Zoo Kids Inc. Over the past 20 years, the Labor Day at the Zoo Picnic & Car Show has raised more than $150,000.00 for charitable organizations which help children, seniors, and the most vulnerable in our community.

WHAT: Labor Day at the Zoo Picnic & Car Show to Celebrate 20th Year. Announce 20 Year Impact of Charitable Giving. Checks will be presented to Local Charities. Metro Council President David James to Present Proclamation. 

LOCATION: the Louisville Zoo – Come in Gate 2 at the Louisville Zoo approximate address for Gate 2 is 4000 Illinois Ave. Louisville, KY

DATE: Monday, August 26th

TIME:  11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES: Todd Dunn, President Labor Day at the Zoo Picnic Committee (UAW 862/GLCLC), Dale Jackson with the Car Show, Representative from the Louisville Zoo, Representative from Visually Impaired Preschool Services, Sheriff John Aubrey for Shop with a Deputy, Steve Gahafer with the Arthur Kling Senior Center, Representative on behalf of Muscular Dystrophy Association, and Metro Council President David James.

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Background: Labor Day at the Zoo Picnic & Car Show celebrates its 20th year on September 2nd, 2019. Started as a union membership benefit, with highly discounted tickets for union members and their families, Labor Day at the Zoo Picnic & Car Show has created countless memories with union members and their families while also raising funds for local charities. Since 1999, each year, unions have come together to celebrate Labor Day with thousands of labor union members and their families from across the Greater Louisville area, to recognize the important contributions to the community that union members make every year, and to raise funds for local charitable organizations. Unions and union members volunteer in our community, work for a safer/better workplace, and advocate for a better way of life. Each ticket includes zoo admission, lunch, admission to view Car Show, and access to bouncy rides. Tickets for the 20th Labor Day at the Zoo Picnic & Car Show may be purchased at UAW 862, Teamsters 89, IBEW 369, or by contacting a union representative until August 30 for only $8. Labor Day weekend, tickets may be purchased at the Louisville Zoo for $8, or at the gate on Labor Day for $10. For more information go to www.louisvillezoo.org/union/tickets




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