Labor Day festival for OLL

      {}The 28th annual Our Lady of Lourdes Labor Day Festival is set for Monday, September 1, 2014. {}Organizers say an estimated 10,000 people attend the event each year. {}Money raised at the festival are used to support the parish and its community-oriented ministries and programs. {}The church will also be tithe a portion of the money to the Birmingham Optimist Youth Foundation. {}That will help the Optimist Club of Birmingham's Kards for Kids Christmas gift card program to benefit foster teens in Jefferson County. {}{}There will be plenty of vendor booths set up and a lot of food to eat including barbecue, ribs, chicken, turkey legs, and sweets. {}Guests can also donate blood during the event.Our Lady of Lourdes is located at 980 Huffman Road in Birmingham. {}You can reach the church at 205-836-2274. For more information, go to