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Lansing raises Illinois Bicentennial flag

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The Illinois Bicentennial flag will be flown under the Illinois State flag during the year-long celebration. (Photo: Matthew J. Splant)
LANSING, Ill. (December 4, 2017) – Governor Rauner invited municipalities throughout Illinois to participate in a 365-day celebration of Illinois’ bicentennial, beginning with a flag-raising ceremony today, featuring the Illinois Bicentennial Flag. Lansing staff members and elected officials gathered at noon to raise the flag and kick off the year-long observance of this state milestone.

The Illinois Bicentennial flag will be flown under the Illinois State flag during the year-long celebration. Questions about Lansing’s participation in upcoming Illinois bicentennial events can be directed to the Village at 708-895-7200.

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Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.