Randolph Society to hold event on June 16

The Randolph Society Foundation Board is announcing that an honors reception will be held at the Ft. Kaskaskia Shelter House on Wednesday, June 16 at 6 p.m. 

The reception will be held to recognize the society‚Äôs honorees for the Classes of 2020 and 2021. The Randolph Society is inviting the friends and relatives of the honorees along with anyone who enjoys learning about Randolph County history to attend. 

The following Randolph County citizens will be honored: William Hayes, Percy Clerc, Marie Rouensa, Thomas Mather, and Irvin Peithman/Ruth Gilster for the Class of 2020. The Black Civil War veterans, Ned Carlton, Clemmie Mae Sternberg, Elizabeth Durfee, and Terry Brelje will be honored for the Class of 2021. 

For more on this event, please see this week’s print edition.