2017 Labor Day Association History
The theme was “Working Hands Keep America Strong! Union Made in the USA!”
Grand Marshall – Bil & Kim Musgrave
Steve Shofstall was the Labor Day Photographer
The Mac Group of Evansville, Indiana placed all our advertising for Radio and TV.
American Advertising of Boonville, Indiana did both the Commemorative and Volunteers T-Shirts.
Warrick Publishing again produced an event Brochure that was handed out.
Phillips Signs of Evansville, Indiana did the arena signs for the Celebration
Labor Day Association dues were again $2.00 per working member.
FREE Carnival Rides were provided by Derby City Amusements of Louisville, Kentucky.

2017 Labor Day Queen
Rachel Byrns, SMART – Local 20

2017 Parade Awards

Mayor’s Award IBEW Local 1393
Parade Grand Marshall’s Award Carpenters Local 224
Parade Chairman’s Award Pipe Fitters Local 136
President’s Award USW Local 104
Vice-President’s Award Sheet Metal Workers Local 20
Treasurer’s Award IBEW Local 16
Recording Secretary’s Award Heat & Frost Insulators Local 37
Attendance Over 100 Award Teansters Local 215
Attendance Under 100 Award Elevator Constructors Local 3
Motor Vehicle Unit Award Laborers’ Local 561
Labor Day Award Operating Engineers 181
Labor Day Association Award UMWA Local 1791
Best Non-Commercial Float Award Boilermakers Local 374
Best Commercial Float Award Princeton Firefighters Local 1634
Best Band Award Boonville H/S
Best Marching Unit Award Tecumseh H/S
John L. Lewis Award UMWA Local 1189
Roy H. Maybrey Award IBEW Local 1395
Tommie A. Blaylock Award UMWA Local 1907
Gary Wheaton Award UMWA Local 4343
Gary Fritz Award UMWA Local 9926
Veteran’s Award Painter Local 156
Armed Forces Award UMWA Local 5179


2017 Parade Lineup
­Princeton City Police
Gibson County Sheriffs
Princeton Fire Fighters – Local 1634
Color Guard – Oakland City Sons of American Legion
City Mayor – Brad Schmitt
Grand Marshall – Bill & Kim Musgrave
Labor Day Officers
President — Charlie Wyatt
Vice President — Kim Musgrave
Treasurer — Michael Dennis
Recording Secretary — Cheryl Dau
Labor Day Association Float
Labor Day Association Queen – Taylor Kiesel
Labor Day Association Jr. Miss (ages 12-15) – Taylor Adams
Labor Day Association Jr. Miss (ages 9-11) – Brooke Franks
Labor Day Association Little Miss – Marley Garrett
Labor Day Association Little Mister – Parker Goeppner
Ironworkers – Local 103
International Association of Fire Fighters
Evansville Fire Fighters – Local 357
Teamsters – Local 710
Teamsters – Local 215
***Boom Squad***
Boom Squad, Inc consists of 215 students representing 41 schools in the Evansville Metropolitan Area. Our Mission is to provide you the necessary skills to make well informed choices that lead to a healthy and successful future.
SMART – Local 20
SMART – Local 490
American Federation of Government Employees
BLET – Div 343
Operating Engineers – Local 181
Carpenters & Joiners
Carpenters – Local 224
Elevator Constructors – Local 3
***Tecumseh H.S. Band***
United Mine Workers of America
UMWA – Local 5179
UMWA – Local 9926
UMWA – Local 1791
UMWA – Local 4343
UMWA – Local 1907
UMWA – Local 1189
Roofers & Allied Workers – Local 106
Heat & Frost Insulators – Local 37
UA Fitters
Plumbers & Steam Fitters – Local 136
State Representative Ron Bacon
1965 Rambler, Classic 770 Convertible
Painters & Allied Trades
Painters & Allied Trades – Local 156
Glaziers & Allied Trades – Local 1165
***PCHS BAND – Marching Tigers Show “True Colors”***
IBEW – Local 16
2017 Pure International, National Teen America – Ashley Clark ( Jason Garnett’s Daughter )
IBEW – Local 702
IBEW – Local 1393
IBEW – Local 1395
Miss Pike County Bailee Sutt &
Teen Miss Pike County Abby Sutt
***Pike Central H.S. Band***
Millwrights – Local 1076
Plasters & Cement Masons – Local 692
United Steel Workers
USW – Local 9423
USW – Local 104
USW – Local 2818
***Boonville H.S. Band***
NALC – Local 377
Boilermakers – Local 374
Laborers Local 561
UFCW Local #227
CWA 4900
U.S Senator Joe Donnelly
Bread of Life Ministries
Columbia Township Fire & Rescue
Prince Lodge #231
Road Riders for Jesus Motorcycle Ministry
Gibson County Ambulance Service
Veterans for Peace #104
2017 Miss Gibson County – Holly Bittner
Vehicle provided by Princeton Patriot Motors
Miss Beauty for Ashes 1st Runner Up – Audrie Powers
Mini-Miss Gibson County 1st Runner Up – Bristol Powers
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Gibson County Chapter is sponsoring
Gibson County Out of the Darkness Walk Benefiting the America Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Fundraiser walk is Oct 1st – Pre-Register at AFSP.org/Gibson County. Truck provided by Patriot Motors.
Gibson County Antique Machinery Association
The Willys Club
Mike & Claudia Tremps: 1946 Willys – CJZA
Dan & Kelly Parrish: 1947 Jeep CJ2A Willys
Mac’s Garage Towing & Recovery – serving since 1974. Rollbacks & 4×4 Wrecker available.
Freedom one
2017 Miss Gibson County Princess – Madison Riker
2017 Wabash County 4H Fair Princess
Princeton 4H Club
Mike Hurt – Princeton’s Republican Candidate for Sheriff
Granted – Former Wish Upon A Star
Southern Indiana Chapter of Democratic Socialists of America
Committee to Elect Jim Tomes – Senator Jim Tomes known for his support of labor & Business and all of Indiana. He is running for re-election next year & would appreciate your support & Vote.
Rockport Mayor – Gay Ann Harney
Committee to Elect Cox for Judge
Teachers of North Gibson Education Association
President: Jason Clark
VP: Jill Wright & James Bloebaum    Representing the Indiana State Teachers Association, local teachers, schools and kids.
Trucks 4 Kids
Francisco Volunteer Fire Department
Little Miss Golden Heritage Days of 2016  – Danica Fea
2017 Preteen Miss Sweet Corn – Alexis Wells
2016 Miss Candy Cane Queen – Brooklynn Mason
2016 Toddler Miss Candy Cane Queen – Kynlee Wells
Mt. Olympus 4-H Club
2017 Oakland City Lions Club Sweet Corn Festival Queen – Kiersten Brittingham
Clinton Smith – County Commissioner
Girl Scouts of Galesburgh
2017 Miss Warrick County – Makayla Williams
2017 Little Miss – Audrey Byers
Taylor Welding
2017 Little Miss Sweet Corn Queen – Langstyn Young
Lowes Truck
Southern Indiana DSA – Democratic Socialists of America
River City Clowns

2017 Industrial Maintenance Class Volunteers
Preston Tanner Adamic
Jackson Walker Adamson
Devin Kane Alvey
Teal Nichols Bailey
Joshua T Basham
Dakoda James Beier
Brody Joseph Berry
Chandler Scott Bond
Dawson Taite Brodecky
Austin N Cravens
Herb Robert Cravens
Cody S Feldmeier
Hunter Fulks
Kelbi Rogelio Galvez
Amie Kristine Gaston
Jack Martin Houghton
John Hurley
Walker Lee Jewell
Nicholas Sean Kissel
Elliott Mallory
Cole Alan Mouring
Ethan Tyler Peach
Dezarae Kyndall Smith
Justice Gregory Stanton
Bconnell Blain Sumbles
Aries Jamal Swanagan
Tyler Christopher Tooley
Tyler L Ward
Emily Wardrip
Alexander C Wilmes


2017 Labor Day Association Delegates and Volunteers
Boonville Firefighters # 4850
John Dohrn
Jonathan Haire
Jr. Heck
Steve Byers
Steven Byers
Boilermakers # 374
Steve Hurm
Kenny Cushard
Carpenters # 224
Andy Carr
Stan Wheeler
Marvin Bryer
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers # 16
Pat Stutsman
Kim Musgrave
Terry Bennett
Ricky Rush
Greg Ward
Rick Vincent
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers # 702
Jim Dimmett
Don Feagley
Wendall Martin
Lyle Martin
Ernest Embrey
Scott Raney
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers # 1393
Charlie Reed
Dan Wolf
Mark Norton
Mark Gottnot
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers # 1395
Kelly Atkins
Mike Lutz
Insulators # 37
Brad Hampton
Tim Dau
Mark Denton
Gared Seymour
Scott Hunt
Jay Rich
Jim Bough
Rick Harris
Laborers # 561
Millwrights # 1080
Brian Fields
Bruce Fields
David Lewis
Anita Lewis
Cameron Richardson
Brad Weber
Benny Michel
Brad Smith
James “Wormy” Elliott
Justin Freeman
Charlie Robinson
Operating Engineers # 181
Bobby Ausbooks
James Amick
Rick Grider
William Selzer
Painters # 156
Steve Shofstall
Steve Pardue
Jeri Hershey
Plumbers & Steam Fitters # 136
Sheet Metal Workers # 20
Jimmy Jones
John Wright
Dave Johnson
Mark Riley
United Auto Workers # 3048
Garry Kaysinger
Chris Mount
Gloria Moya
United Mine Workers of America # 1189
Leon Oxley
Bil Musgrave
United Mine Workers of America # 1907
Roger Myers
Clayton Claridge
United Mine Workers of America # 4343
Steve Bottoms
United Mine Workers of America # 5179
Larry Robling
Joe Spurgeon
Dale Beadles
United Mine Workers of America # 9926
Gary Fritz
Bill Skelton
Carl Shomate
DeWayne Hume
United Steelworkers of America # 104
Charlie Wyatt
Norm Adams
Kerry Weitkamp
Doug Boyer
Raymond Dunn
Ed Butch
Ted Stahl
Donna Stahl
Mike Austin
Alan Wangler
Jimmy Walker
Jim Schweikarth
Terry Payne
Chris Horn
Cheryl Dau
All Others
Jane Wyatt
Liz Franz
Angie Bough




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