HARRISBURG, Ill. (Sept. 8, 2020) -- A proclamation signed by Southeastern Illinois College President Dr. Jonah Rice designates Sept. 17 – 23, 2020, throughout the college district as the 233rd anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America by... Read More.
The Illinois Council of The American Institute of Architects (AIA Illinois) has named the Du Quoin State Fair as one of Illinois' 200 Great Places, in honor of the state's Bicentennial in 2018. With this significant designation, Governor Bruce Rauner has proudly proclaimed May... Read More.
Gov. Bruce Rauner proclaimed today National Agriculture Day in Illinois and encouraged Illinoisans to celebrate the rich agricultural heritage of the state. This is the 45th anniversary of National Ag Day and this year’s theme is “Agriculture: Food for Life.” “As one... Read More.
Noting the importance of student learning extending beyond school hours, Gov. Bruce Rauner today proclaimed Oct. 26, 2017, as Lights On Afterschool Day in Illinois. He was joined by officials from ACT Now Coalition and the Springfield Urban League to recognize the... Read More.
Governor Bruce Rauner has proclaimed January ‘Radon Action Month’ in Illinois to encourage residents to test their homes for radon, a radioactive gas that is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. To kick off the month, the Illinois Emergency Management... Read More.
Governor Bruce Rauner today proclaimed September 26, 2016, as the first Gold Star Family Day in Illinois. To mark the day, the Governor attended a Gold Star Family Day event in the Capitol Rotunda with members of Gold Star families, the Illinois Department... Read More.