December 2004

Governor's Home Town Award Winner

Home Town Award PhotoThe Route 66 Association of Illinois & the City of Pontiac, IL receive the 2005 Governor’s Home Town Award

On November 10th, 2005 at the Annual Governor’s Home Town Award luncheon held in Springfield, IL the Route 66 Association of Illinois and the City of Pontiac, Illinois were chosen as 2005 Governor’s Home Town Awards Program winners in their category (category by population) for "Economic Development".

The award is annually given by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and is for the volunteerism of the association’s members and the City and the Pontiac Tourism Bureau.

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