August 2011

Submissions Requested for the Fall 2011 Edition of the 66 News

fall06 photos.jpgThank you to the Association Newsletter Team, Kathy Miller and Jim Jones, for submitting the following information about submissions to our quarterly newsletter, The 66 News.

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The Route 66 Association of Illinois quarterly newsletter "The 66 News" is now accepting submissions for the upcoming Fall 2011 issue. The deadline to submit your contribution is August 15, 2011.

The 66 News accepts contributions for issues to be considered for inclusion by the dates listed below:

Elkhart's Place in Route 66 History - Dinner/Lecture/Music

The Elkhart Historical Society’s dinner/lecture on September 9 at The Wild Hare Café will feature a short presentation, read by Mike Drake, “Elkhart's Place in Route 66 History.”

This event will take place on
September 9, 2011
5:30 PM
The Wild Hare Café
104 Governor Oglesby St, Elkhart, IL

Elkhart's Place in Route 66 History - Dinner/Lecture/Music

Date: 
Friday, September 9, 2011 - 5:30pm - 10:00pm

Elkhart's Place in Route 66 History - Dinner/Lecture/Music
September 9, 2011
5:30 PM
The Wild Hare Café
104 Governor Oglesby St, Elkhart, IL

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Happy Birthday, Ernie Edwards!

Ernie Edwards_0.jpgErnie Edwards is celebrating his 94th birthday!

A party in his honor will be held this Friday, August 5th
2:00 PM
at St. Clara's Manor, 2nd floor dining room
200 5th St. (old Rt 66), Lincoln, IL

Ernie is back in the facility and will only be spending limited time out and about.

RSVP optional to Logan Co. Tourism
217-732-8687
info@abe66.com

Sorry about the short notice.

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