Independence Day Union Style

The crowd was addressed by both Congressman Mike Michaud and Congressman Tom Allen, both of whom also spent time chatting with event attendees.

Music was provided by Shawn Mercer in the earlier part of the evening, and the Toughcatswound out the event leading up to the fireworks. Between music acts, "EFCA" man took the stage in a raucous skit featuring a reporter scaring up stories about injustice at Circuit City, the unworkability of the Verizon Sale, and the misdeeds of the senators from Maine in the vote on the Employee Free Choice Act.

Proceeds from the event benefit the Solidarity Fund, which supports laid off workers and workers building our organizations through the Food AND Medicine organization.