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Inaugural public meeting of US WW1 CC Upper Midwest Region

Date: September 16, 2015

The inaugural public meeting of the World War One Centennial Commission Upper Midwest Region was held on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, the founding sponsor of the WWICC. WEDNESDAY SEPT. 16, 2015 | 11 A.M. - 3 P.M. PMML LECTURE HALL *The meeting is free and open to the public. The ticket price covers the cost of a boxed lunch for this meeting. At this gathering of dedicated state partners and volunteers, the Commission will provide an overview of the staff support options for state representatives, along with a status of the WWI Design competition and updates from the Commission’s leadership. The Upper Midwest Region consists of the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee and Wisconsin. Joining the state volunteer representatives at the meeting are the Commission’s leadership, President, Dan Dayton, Executive Director , and Rebekah Wilson, Director of Operations and representatives from the Pritzker Military Museum & Library.

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