Labor Day Parade Advisory Board 


  • Meets year around
  • All meetings held at the Rock Island Fitness & Activity Center (4303 24th Street) unless noted on meeting notices.
  • Meeting notices are posted the Friday before the meeting. 
  • The meeting schedule may be modified as needed to accommodate event planning. 
 2024 Labor Day Parade Meeting Dates
October 9, 2023November 13, 2023December 11, 2023
January 8, 2024February 12, 2024March 11, 2024
April 8, 2024May 13, 2024June 10, 2024
June 24, 2024July 8, 2024July 22, 2024
August 5, 2024August 11, 2024August 19, 2024
August 24, 2024August 26, 2024September 2, 2024
September 16, 2024

Board Responsibilities

The Labor Day Parade Advisory Board plans and coordinates the annual Labor Day Parade. Applications must be submitted, with fee, at least one week before Labor Day Weekend.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
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Minutes are also available following approval.
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Mary Chappell
Term expires January 2026
Edna Sowards
Term expires January 2024
Art Milton
Term expires January 2026
Bill Sowards
Term expires January 2024
Vicki Hess
Term expires January 2026
Grace Shirk
Term expires January 2026
KJ Whitley
Term expires January 2026
Mary Garrison
Term expires January 2025
Daniel Gleason
City Staff Liaison to Advisory Board
David Diaz
Term expires January 2027