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Workers Memorial Day Events Around Iowa 2023

Workers Memorial Day

Cedar Rapids

April 27  5:30 PM

IBEW 405 Union Hall, 1211 Wiley Blvd SW

Cedar Rapids

Speaker: Paul Iverson.

Contact: Rick Moyle  319-396-8461


Council Bluffs

April 28th  6 PM

Bayliss Park, 100 Pearl St. Council Bluffs

Speakers: CB Mayor Matt Walsh, City Council member Steve Gorman, WILF President Jen Pellant, WILF Secretary John Holben

Contact: Jen Pellant   773-454-8460


Fort Dodge 

4:30pm on Friday, April 28

Veterans’ Memorial Park, 1218 Central Ave, Fort Dodge

Speakers: County Board Chair Niki Conrad, Iowa Federation of Labor Political Director Al Womble, WILF EVP Dale Struecker

Contact: Jen Pellant   773-454-8460


Sioux City 

6pm on Friday, April 28

UFCW Local 222, 3038 S Lakeport Rd, Sioux City

Speakers: Labor Attorney Dennis McElwain, WILF Chapter VP Craig Levine

Contact: Jen Pellant   773-454-8460


Des Moines

April 28th  11:00 AM

Iowa Capital, West Terrace. Des Moines

Contact: Paula Martinez   515-265-1862



April 28th   5:30 PM

Labor Temple  1695 Burton Ave. Waterloo

Contact:  Jerry  Hageman   319-230-3757



April 28th  4:00 PM

IBEW Union Hall  1205 N Central Ave

Contact: Jacob Nye  319-759-0106



April 28th  5:30 PM

Dubuque Labor Temple, 1610 Garfield Ave,

Fire Pipes and Drums; Taps; Color Guard; Doves and Speakers.

Contact: Tom Townsend 563-582-5947 


Iowa City

April 28th  Noon

Iowa city Ped Mall

Contact: Jen Sherer


Quad Cities

April 28th  Noon

USW Local 105 Union Hall.  880 Devils Glen Road, Bettendorf

Contact: 563-355-1181



April 28th 11:00 AM

Riverview Drive. River View RV Park entrance

Contact: Dave Keefer 309-230-6476


List of deceased workers 



Workers Memorial Day 2023