Labor Day —Office Closed Monday

Photo of a steak with grill marks on the barbeque with the words "Labor Day cookout."

Drawing of three people dressed like workers in front of a Flag with the words "Labor Day."

Monday is Labor Day Holiday

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—No Preschool

—No Childcare
Office Closed —Labor Day

The Mt. Olive Lutheran Church Office will be closed on Labor Day. The Mount Olive Preschool, and the Child Care will also be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019.

History of Labor Day Holiday 

In the late 1800s, many Americans toiled 12 hours a day, seven days a week, often in physically demanding, low-paying jobs. Children worked too, on farms and in factories and mines. Conditions were often harsh and unsafe.

It was in this context that American workers held the first Labor Day parade, marching from New York’s City Hall to a giant picnic at an uptown park on Sept. 5, 1882. . . .

In recent decades, Labor Day has been dominated more by barbecues, sales and last-chance beach days than strident labor protests. 

To read more of this brief Labor Day history click below the photo.

A picnic basket with a sandwich and an apple beside it and the words "Labor Day"

Please enjoy the day with your children! Of course, the Mount Olive Office will be open as usual from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM on the following day, Tuesday. The Preschool and the Child Care also will operate on their regular schedules on Tuesday.

A banner with a flag design and the words "Labor Day"

Photo of a steak with grill marks on the barbeque with the words "Labor Day cookout."

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