City of Carbondale to Host Bicentennial Flag Raising Ceremony

NEWS RELEASE
City of Carbondale, Illinois
November 30, 2017

CITY OF CARBONDALE TO HOST BICENTENNIAL FLAG RAISING CEREMONY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale will host a Flag Raising Ceremony to celebrate Illinois’ 200th birthday on Monday, December 4.
The ceremony will kick off a yearlong celebration that will pay tribute to our history, people and community.
“Our Bicentennial will showcase Illinois’ influence on American history and culture, achievement and invention, business and art. Together, we can inspire pride in Illinois and show the world what makes this state so great,” said Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner.
Carbondale Mayor John “Mike” Henry will raise the Illinois Bicentennial flag at noon in front of City Hall located at 200 S. Illinois Avenue.
The public is encouraged to attend.
If you have questions or would like more information, contact Carbondale Public Relations Officer Amy Fox at (618) 559-1939 or afox@explorecarbondale.com.

 

 
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