Edward Chipman Library

The historic site chosen for the 2018 Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony

The Edward Chipman Library was the site of the Opening Ceremony for the 2018 Heritage Day celebration. The ceremony began with a flag ceremony including the Pledge of Allegiance by the Girl Scouts, a 21-gun salute by the Momence Honor Guard, and Mary Cantwell singing the National Anthem, and was followed by an invocation by Pastor Justin Flowers of the New Life Church, and a welcome message by Momence Mayor Chuck Steele. Library Director Robin Adkins welcomed the crowd, followed by the unveiling and dedication of the new library sign. Event chairs Beth and Larry Crouch wrapped up the Opening Ceremony by explaining the activities, events, and raffle baskets.