Thursday, March 24, 2011

Marigold Grand Marshal Nominations Needed

Each year the Pekin Marigold Festival Committee recognizes a local resident (or couple) who has given freely to the betterment of our community. The Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for Grand Marshal of the 2011 Pekin Marigold Festival. This chosen nominee(s) will be asked to serve as the 2011 Grand Marshal.



The Marigold Festival Committee is seeking nominees who have demonstrated their passion and dedication by giving generously of their time and talent to a variety of charitable and community organizations and activities. The nomination deadline is May 3, 2011. Nomination forms are available at the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce, 402 Court Street or can be downloaded at www.pekin.net/2011/11Marshal.pdf  

1973    Mrs. Luella Dirksen

1974    Mrs. Luella Dirksen

1975    Mr. David Burpee

1976    Mrs. Luella Dirksen

1977    Mrs. Luella Dirksen

1978    Mrs. Luella Dirksen

1979    Mr. Ernie Banks

1980    Mrs. Dorothy Miller

1981    Mr. Tim Soldwedel

1982    Mr. Peach Preston

1983    Mayor & Mrs. Norman Shade

1984    John & Juanita Kriegsman

1985    Mr. Wilbur Korsmeyer

1986    Bud & Jean More

1987    Ms. Virginia Sams

1988    Mike & Norma Caringello

1989    Irv & Eleanor Abel

1990    Chuck & Nina Dancey

1991    Rev. Hubert Entwisle

1992    Robert & Dorothy Doan

1993    Bill & Sandy Sevier

1994    Joe & Shirley Carver

1995    Larry & Janet Homerin

1996    Katie Learned

1997    Henry & Alice Cakora

1998    Roy & Jackie Williams

1999    Mr. Ernie Cretaro

2000    Albert Gasper

2001    Mr. Frank Starcevich

2002    Mr. Bob Moore

2003    Ivan & Shirley Berg

2004    Mrs. Carol Shields

2005    Mr. George Beres

2006    Ralph & Marilyn Brower

2007    Jan & Jim Donahue

2008    Mr. Jerry Hall

2009    Mr. & Mrs. Larry Stone

2010    Mr. Ken White