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2023 History Makers Gala

Event date: 6/21/2023 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Export event
Elaine Evans
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2023 History Makers Gala

McLean County Historical Society

Each year, the History Makers Gala recognizes long-standing residents whose outstanding, life-long contributions of time and talents have helped to make McLean County a better place to live. The Gala dinner will feature live entertainment that celebrates the honorees and their service to the community. The 2023 History Makers Gala and the Annual Meeting of the McLean County Historical Society will take place on the evening of June 21st at the Brown Ballroom at Illinois State University. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with the program beginning at 6:15 p.m.

Tickets for the 2023 History Makers Gala are now on sale! Reservations can be made through June 9 by clicking here, at the Museum in downtown Bloomington, or by calling (309) 827-0428. Questions about this event can be directed towards Norris Porter.

Tickets are $100 for the general public and $75 for Museum members. Proceeds support the Museum’s free educational programs in the community.

If you can't attend, consider making a donation in honor of the History Makers.

Dinner Menu
Our menu will feature a gluten friendly buffet dinner of spinach salad, rolls, Heartland Pot Roast, Mediterranean Polenta Ragout (vegan), mashed potatoes, green beans, a choice of assorted desserts, coffee, iced tea, water, and a complimentary glass of wine. Questions? Contact the development office.

In conjunction with the Museum’s annual meeting, the Gala dinner will feature live dramatizations celebrating the lives and legacies of the History Makers. This year we are honoring Dotti Bushnell, Hank & Mary Campbell, Charles & Willie Halbert, Guy Fraker.

Brown Ballroom
ISU Bone Student Center
100 North University Street
Normal, IL 61761 (Map)

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