BLACK DIAMOND LABOR DAYS 

HISTORY

A hometown, old-fashioned family celebration!

Before WWII, the Labor Day Celebration was a Fourth of July celebration and had begun as a way for the miners' families to celebrate the holiday.

 

Because the company owned all the property in town, the miners had to go to the bosses and ask to have the celebration.  They agreed but miners had to pay for it themselves.  

After the war, families started to travel and the Fourth of July celebration became a Labor Day celebration.  It was through the efforts of Evan Morris, Ann & Carl Steiert and many others that the Labor Day celebration become the old fashioned, family orientated festival it is today.  The Black Diamond Labor Days committee continues to support this tradition each year.

VOLUNTEERS

FRANK RINEHART, Pro tem Director

BRETT VERNER,  Entertainment 

CAROL MORGAN, Finance

GWEN RHODES, Secretary

JUDY GOODWIN, Booth

ANDRE KOCH, Citizens Awards

NITA RINEHART & ANDRE KOCH, Parade

LEIH MULVIHILL, Program, Advertisement

VALERIE FOSTER, Express Volunteers

TBD, Field Setup 

ROBYN JOHNSON​, Field Games 

CHANON LUKE, Website, Social Media

LARISSA DESMIT, Doggie Days

GOMER EVANS, Green River Queen

JEANNETTE CARROLL, Pie Baking

DEBBIE PAGE & TAMIE DEADY, Sponsorship

ANDRE KOCH, Movie Night

VALERIE FOSTER, Buttons & Sales

VOLUNTEERS OVER THE YEARS

2021

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2019

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2014

2015

2013

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