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2010 Awards Banquet

On the last full day of the Conference, which is usually the Speakers Day, the Lincoln Highway Association holds an Awards Banquet. Additionally, there is a presentation to give a preview of the next year's conference. In Dixon, Jim Bonar the Nevada State Director, gave a preview of the 2011 Lincoln Highway Association National Conference that will be held in Lake Tahoe.

Program for the Awards Banquet

Cake for wedding anniversary
Illinois Chapter President Wayne Silvius and his wife Esther celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on the same day as the Conference Banquet. Image of Wayne, Esther, and the cake

Image of a memorial for Art Schweitzer
Art Schweitzer was a tireless supporter of the Lincoln Highway, and a memorial to him appears in this picture.

Image of Bob at the Awards Night
Lincoln Highway Association President Bob Dieterich leads the Awards Banquet

Image of Joyce Chambers and Olga Herbert
Joyce Chambers of the Education Committee presents Olga Herbert with the Educator of the Year Award

Image of Brian Cassler
Recently named Eagle Scout Brian Cassler holds the Meritorius Achievement Award

Brian and Bernie
Eagle Scout Brian Cassler pins a thank you for former Boy Scout Bernie Queneau, one of the key Boy Scouts in placing those cement markers in 1928

Image of Sarah and Brian
Sarah Focke of the Kearney Visitors Bureau in Nebraska thanks Brian Cassler for his involvement in facilitating a donation of 2,200 Lincoln Highway bricks from Canton, Ohio to the Great Platte River Road Archway in Nebraska including cleaning them, which he did as a project toward earning the rank of Eagle Scout.

Tim Wunsch earned the Friends of the Lincoln Highway Award for driving the bricks from Canton, Ohio to Kearney, Nebraska

Van Becker earned the Exemplary Friends of the Lincoln Highway Award for his work with ham radio in Iowa

Kathy Franzwa earned the Gregory M. Franzwa Award

Banquet Gift Baskets
Thanks to the help of Diane Bausman of the Blackhawk Waterways CVB, generous businesses, Chambers, and CVBs donated gift baskets for some lucky LHA members to take home!
Sue Jacobson brought Lincoln Highway pennants that were given out.

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