The District of Columbia Nurses’ Association won the raffle for the official MLB baseball donated by the Nats, autographed by player Daniel Murphy. "Thanks to the more than 130 national and local unions, union-related organizations, and individuals who enabled us to sell 7,000 tickets for this year’s Labor Night at the Nats," said Community Services Agency Executive Director Kathleen McKirchy. Many purchased 50 or more tickets, helping boost sales to near-record levels this year. "Thank you to everyone who made this event such a success," said McKirchy. "Now if we could just control the heat..."
photos: (group shot behind home plate) AFGE 3615's Erinn Taylor (who did the play ball call; fourth from left); MWC president Jackie Jeter (center, in while shirt); Fairfax County Fire Fighters and Paramedics, IAFF 2068 (photo by Carlos Jimenez); AGMA's Jim Shaffran sings the National Anthem (photo by Chris Garlock); AFGE's 3615 Erinn Taylor with her husband and sons at Labor Night at the Nats; Taylor made the "play ball" call and Local 3615 bought 500 tickets (photo by Kathleen McKirchy).