“We live in a unique part of Illinois,” said Rep. Demmer. “This contest has allowed people to showcase the rich history of our area to others from around the State. I am displaying the winners of the contest in both my Springfield and Rochelle offices."
Rep. Demmer went on to say, "I want to thank everyone who submitted photos. There were so many wonderful entries that made these choices difficult this year."
The winning entries included:
Rosario Herebia with her entries from Jonomac Orchard and Rochelle Hub Theater
Val Stanley with her entries of a Winter Scene of Castle Rock State Park and the old Oregon Courthouse as viewed from the BlackHawk Statue
Michael Chunko with his entry of Bradford Cemetery
Jay Shaw with his entry of Amboy ICRR Depot Museum after a thunderstorm right at sunset in 2006
Beth Henderson with her entry of Wedding at White Pines
Paul Gierhart with his entry of the Reagan Statue and Sunset over a Lee County Farm
Woody Mott with his entry of Chana School