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The 96th Annual Green Labor Day Picnic Offers Fun For All

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The annual Greene Labor Day Picnic gave locals plenty to do on their day off. It has been going on for 96 years and between a car show, good barbecue and even a 5k race, there's plenty for people to do. Even firefighters enjoyed the sweet aroma of Greg Cobb's chicken barebecue, with proceeds going towards supporting local sports teams, and college scholarships.

"We have sports teams that help, we have churches that help and its a great way for the community to come together, we start with the hose fights up town, 7-8 o'clock in the morning and all the way until our fireworks this evening," Greg Cobb, Master Chef.

"I mean you can stand in one spot and see people you haven't seen in 5-10 years," says Bryon Miller, Greene Labor Day Picnic Association President.

Even political candidates had fun.

"What I really enjoy are the antique cars and they're kind enough to let me sit in them and the work that goes into restoring them, I really like to see the variety and beauty of it," said 52 state senate seat candidate Barbara Fiala.

With the event including kiddy rides, food vendors, a 5k race, tractor pull and even a fireworks show; the village is celebrating the "end of summer" in style.