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Blue Island Celebrates 175th Anniversary

Historic & Charming City Invites Everyone to “Welcome Weekend” of Events, September 17 – 19, 2010

BLUE ISLAND, IL–September 1st, 2010 (James Street Media Services)

Blue Island Mayor Donald E. Peloquin has declared September 17, 18 & 19, “Welcome Weekend” to celebrate the historic city’s 175th Anniversary.

“Everyone in Blue Island is ready to welcome visitors on this special weekend,” Peloquin said. “In addition to the many stores, restaurants, historic homes, beautiful parks and friendly residents, visitors can enjoy special events that take place throughout the year.”

Mayor Peloquin expresses thanks to the many hands that are making this event possible, among them are the Blue Island Historic Preservation Commission, The Forum newspaper and the Blue Island Historical Society.

Welcome Weekend events include:

For more details, read the official press release.