The Joliet Historial Museum Board of Directors welcomed and greeted guests attending this annual fundraising event.
Paige Vanderhyden, member of JTHS board of director and Tim Vanderhyden enjoy the cocktail hour with Councilwoman Jan Hallums Quillmand and Tom Quillman.
A hundred years of excellence in musicianship captured. DreamMakers, the Joliet Township High School Band Directors, Ray Slattery, JTHS board president; Jeff Pierson, Nicolas Davis (accepting for Arthur Katterjohn); Ted Lega, Marshall Erickson, Mike Fiske and JAHM Executive Director, Anthony B. Contos. Also honored were A.R. McAllister, Bruce Houseknecht, William Leafblad and I.V. Foster. SUBMITTED PHOTOS
Dr. Cheryl McCarthy, Sonya Gavankar McKay, Janina Gavankar, Kristine Schilismann and Teresa Gibson enjoy the highlight of hte evening, the Strike Up the Bond exhibit.
Bob and Liesel Moore joined the museum in honoring the Joliet Township High School Band program. Bob played under the direction of A.R. McAllister while he was at JTHS.
Guests enjoyed the sounds of the Joliet Central Big Band under the direction of Michael Fiske during dinner.
Councilman Mike Turk, Mayor Tom Giarrante and Councilman Don Fisher attended in support of the Joliet Area Historical Museum and in celebration of the Joliet Township High School Band Program.
Lynne Lichtenauer and Chet June danced the night away to the tunes of the High Society Orchestra.
Bonnie and Keith Winfrey enjoyed a dance together towards the end of the evening.
Guests were greeted by the drumning of the Joliet Central High School Drumline.
JOLIET — The Joliet Area Historical Museum has created an exhibit, “Strike Up the Band,” that explores a century of musical excellence at Joliet Township High School. The exhibit opened in 2012 — the centennial year of the high school band — and is an …