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Megan Beisel takes a food order from Carrie and Dennis Crawford at Little Belgium Deli on Monday. Beisel is one of many in Auburn who worked on Labor Day.
On Monday while many people enjoyed a day of relaxation, Bryan McCallister bustled around behind the bar and in the kitchen of Little Belgium Deli.
Little Belgium Deli was open on Labor Day for the first time this year. McCallister, co-owner of Little Belgium with Eric Nordby, said last year he wasn't sure how his business would fare being open for the holiday.
After the amount of business he saw on Monday, McCallister said he'll definitely be open on Labor Day next year.
"It seems to be working out really well. I assumed the river would be packed today and our food is pretty good for that," McCallister said.
McCallister and his staff were just a few of many workers who spent their time toiling away during the Labor Day holiday. Brandon Gallawa, a sales associate at Auburn Toyota, not only worked on Monday, he also marked his one-year anniversary of working at the car dealership that day.
A year after working his first Labor Day, Gallawa is just thankful to have a job...