SPRINGFIELD, IL – Ten individuals from across the state of Illinois were named as the Illinoisan of the Day for the 2010 Illinois State Fair at the Second Annual Corndog Kickoff presented by the Illinois State Fair Museum Foundation.
Each winner is being honored for making a difference in their community, displaying a true Illinois spirit through their hard work and dedication to helping others, and for making the state of Illinois a great place to live! Each Illinoisan of the Day winner will receive honors on their special day during the 2010 Illinois State Fair, which takes place August 13 – 22.
Please join the Illinois State Fair Museum Foundation in recognizing these outstanding Illinoisans:
Allen Entwistle, Riverton, IL Friday, August 13, 2010
Martin Vilimek, Bridgeview, IL Saturday, August 14, 2010
Eric Lampman, Fairview Heights, IL Sunday, August 15, 2010
H. W. “Bill” Wright, Morton, IL Monday, August 16, 2010
Gordon Ropp, Normal, IL Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Bob Vogelbaugh, Moline, IL Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Dr. Ken “Doc” Walker, Sherman, IL Thursday, August 19, 2010
Wes Pourchot, Greenville, IL Friday, August, 20, 2010
Lee Gaule, Springfield, IL Saturday, August 21, 2010
Kathryn Baumgartner, Lena, IL Sunday, August 22, 2010