NOVEMBER 19, 2018
"Illinois 200th Anniversary"
Presented by: Ty Rohrer
ABOUT OUR SPEAKER
For the past 12 years, Ty has been Cultural Arts Museum Supervisor or the Waukegan Park District. For the past 10 years, he has also been the Chairman for the City of Waukegan Historic Preservation Commission - Saving Waukegan – One Building At A Time. He is also on the Advisory Board of Illinois State Historical Society for the past 2 years and 7 months helping to promote the history of Illinois!
Museum Supervisor responsibilities include performing wide range of duties for the Waukegan History Museum and Research Library, formally known as the Haines House Museum in Waukegan, Illinois. The museum is operated by both the Waukegan Historical Society and the Waukegan Park District. Duties include: collections management; coordinating, recruiting, and training volunteers; tour docent; exhibit research, design, and installation; community outreach programs and presentations; education outreach programs; guided walking tours, developing yearly budget, etc. Waukegan Park District management duties include risk management staff trainings, facilities management and inspections, coordinating Bowen Heritage Circle programming and instructions classes, and coordinating special events.
Ty Rohrer received a BA in History & Anthropology from the University of Illinois – Ubana-Champaign in 2003. In 2005 he also received a BA from the University of Illinois – Springfield in History and one in Anthropology.
ABOUT THE TOPIC
200 years ago, on December 3, 1818, Illinois became the 21st state in the Union. Now is the perfect time to pay tribute to the amazing people, places, and things that are being BORN, BUILT & GROWN in Illinois every single day. The Illinois Bicentennial will celebrate all that is great in Illinois: our history, our people, and our communities.
Beach Park Village Hall
11270 Wadsworth Rd - Lower Level,
Beach Park, IL 60099
7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
8:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
8:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
The ZION GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY research materials are housed at the Zion-Benton Public Library for the public's use.
Our society volunteers are at the Zion-Benton Library to assist you if needed on Monday mornings, from 10:00 to 12:00 Noon and on Tuesday & Wednesday evenings, from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.
Our quarterly newsletter The Illuminator is published in February, May, August and November.
Articles may be submitted online to the Editor or mailed to the Society at: 2400 Gabriel Avenue, Zion, IL 60099.
Map to Zion-Benton Library
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