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Tampico Calendar of Events - May

May 6, 2010

May 31, 2010, 10:00 a.m. - The annual Tampico Memorial Day Cemetery Walk, in conjunction with the Tampico American Legion, Post 574. The Legion will display the AVENUE OF FLAGS in each cemetery. Program begins in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Families to be honored will be: DARBY, EGAN and possibly CALLIHAN. The Walk will end in the Memorial Cemetery. Honored families will be RENNER and WELCH. More details will follow. Contact: Denise McLoughlin, 815-590-2143, tampicohistoricalsociety@gmail.com, or Joan Johnson, president @ 815-438-7581 or garyjoan@thewisp.net

"Adopt-a-Grave" - The TAHS will again offer the "Adopt-a-Grave" program. This is a fund raiser for the TAHS, but it is also a wonderful way to beautify the cemeteries, especially for the graves of those with no one to decorate it. Flower arrangements are provided by Flowerland in Prophetstown. Contact president Joan Johnson to order. 815-438-7581, (c) 815-622-8705 or garyjoan@thewisp.net. Small, $5.00, Med., $10, Lg., $15 or a saddle for $25. Flyers will be posted around Tampico & Prophetstown with pictures of arrangements.

HEADS UP for future events:
October 9, 2010 - Dedication of an Historic Marker to be placed in Reagan Park. Donations & questions can be directed to Joan Johnson, coordinator of the Reagan Birthplace & Museum. 815-438-7581, 815-622-8705.

TAMPICO AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY - MUSEUM - FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY/RESEARCH CENTER  119 Main St., P. O. Box 154,  Tampico, IL  61283   www.tampicohistoricalsociety.com   tampicohistoricalsociety@gmail.com  President Joan Johnson, 815-438-7581 or garyjoan@thewisp.net  Family History Coordinator, Denise McLoughlin 815-590-2143. We are an all-volunteer organization so your donations are always appreciated!  Sign up to receive our e-newsletter. Thank you!  Visit us on FACEBOOK, too.