2016 Preservation Meeting

Preservation meeting - Kathy Miller_0.jpgOn March 12th, twenty six enthusiastic people gathered in Dwight at the Route 66 Family Restaurant for the 2016 Preservation meeting. This meeting has several purposes. The main reason is to make plans for the year and to bring interested folks up to date on what is happening in Illinois. It is important that we maintain many of our sites and also discuss new ideas.

It was very heartwarming to see folks enjoying each other’s company. The mood was electrifying. At the end of the meeting, sign-up sheets were passed around for those volunteering for specific projects. I am happy to report that all of the sheets were full. I am proud to know and associate with these fantastic volunteers.

Because of folks like we have in our Illinois Preservation Committee, historic Route 66 will continue to prosper and grow. Thanks to these volunteers, sites will be saved and visitors to Illinois will experience memories that will last a lifetime.

Want to become a Preservation Volunteer? Contact me, John Weiss, at weissinfo@il66authority.com, everyone is welcome to lend of their time, efforts and talents! Although we rely on volunteerism, it's important to point out to you that our Preservation Committee motto is, “We work for food" - and there's always plenty of tasty fare to fortify our workers!

(Photo courtesy Kathy Miller)

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