The City of Crystal Lake will be celebrating its centennial anniversary of incorporation in 2014—(September 23, 1914 to September 23, 2014).
A Crystal Lake Centennial Committee has been established to develop, support and implement the city’s plan to commemorate Crystal Lake’s Centennial. The mission of this committee is to educate, celebrate and commemorate the 100th anniversary of the City. The mission of this committee is to educate, celebrate and commemorate the 100 anniversary of the City, thereby educating the community about Crystal Lake’s rich history.
The Committee will plan a celebration that will honor the City’s unique past and usher in the next 100 years of its extraordinary future.
The city is seeking the involvement of residents, businesses, organizations and community groups throughout the city. Interested community members may obtain an application on-line at www.crystallake.org or from City Hall.
November 4, 2011 is the last day to submit applications, which will be reviewed by the City Council. The City Council will appoint members from the pool of applicants at a future City Council meeting.
The Committee will be composed of 11 members: the Mayor and two City Council members and 8 individuals appointed from the community who could represent the following categories:
- Chamber of Commerce
- Arts & entertainment
- Sports clubs
- Historical Society
- Service organizations
- Non-profit groups
- Community at-large
The Committee will meet on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in City Hall. The first committee meeting will be in January 2012.