THE FOLKS OUT WEST HAVE ME BOOKED PRETTY HEAVILY.
FROM NOW ON THIS IS GOING TO BE LIKE A COMBINATION OF "FORREST GUMP" AND A HARRY TRUMAN-STYLE "WHISTLE STOP CAMPAIGN TOUR" ALA' 1948.
Open House/Reception, National Lincoln Highway Association Headquarters, 136 Elm Street, Franklin Grove,IL
Reception/Presentation/Slide Show sponsored by the Rochele Tourism Board and the Blackhawk Waterways Convention and Visitors Bureau, Independence Hall, Rochelle, IL.
ON MARCH RADIO INTERVIEW WITH STEVE MARCO WIXN-FM RADIO, Dixon, Illinois
Guest Luncheon Speaker, Morrison Rotary Meeting, Sunset Woods Golf Club, Morrison.
Tour of the Hillendale Bed and Breakfast hotel and grounds, a restored and internationally known Victorian mansion, 600 Lincolnway West, Morrison, Illinois by owners Barb and Mike Winandy (Tele 815-772-3454) I am staying there two nights, courtesy of the Winandys.
Guest Breakfast Speaker, Sterling Rotary Club, Community General Hospital, Sterling, IL.
Presentation/Slide Show, Fulton Middle School 7th Graders, 12th Street between 4th Avenue and Fifth Avenue. Fulton, IL.
Presentation/Slide Show, Fulton Historical Museum, Martin House, 10th Avenue at Seventh Street, Fulton, IL.
March Final Mile from 15th Avenue and 14th Street to the De Imigrant Dutch Windmill on the Eastern Bank of the Mississippi River on 1st Street in Fulton, IL
Reception and Tour of Windmill. Meet with participants in the Illinois Western Section of the Sept 14-16 "Coast to Coast Lincoln Highway Motor Tour" which takes off from Fulton to head east at 12:30pm. Lots of antique cars are expected to be in the motorcade.
Presentation/Slide Show, Albany Elementary School, Albany, Illinois.
ALSO, PLEASE KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR NEWSPAPER ARTICLES THAT MAY HAVE OR MIGHT APPEAR. NEITHER I NOR THE ILLINOIS LINCOLN HIGHWAY COALITION HAVE FUNDS FOR A "CLIPPING SERVICE" AND WE NEED TO HAVE COPIES ANY ARTICLES TO DOCUMENT THE IMPACT OF THE MARCH ON BYWAY AWARENESS.
PLEASE CLIP AND SEND ANY ARTICLES OR TAPE ANY RADIO OR TV INTERVIEWS YOU CATCH AND SEND TO ME AT HOME ADDRESS.
THANKS TO EVERYONE ALL ALONG THE WAY FOR THEIR COURTESY AND INTEREST.
Continuation of march.
Tom McAvoy (Mad Mac)
Home: 9130 West 89th Street Tele: 708-599-2815
Hickory Hills, IL 60457-1208 e-mail: email@example.com
Work: IDOT, District One, Programming Bureau Tele: 847-705-4386
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Schaumburg, IL 60196-1096 e-mail: McAvoyTJ@nt.dot.state.il.us
On March: SEPT 1-14 ONLY: Cellular Phone: Tele: 708-204-3608
You can still participate, with Tom, on his walk across Illinois.
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