Consul General Lacroix visits Bourbonnais in Kankakee County, Illinois with conseiller consulaire Charles Balesi

On August 31, Consul General Guillaume Lacroix visited Bourbonnais in Kankakee County, Illinois with conseiller consulaire Charles Balesi. This area is rich with French heritage and history that continues to be vital in the community’s identity.

During his trip, Consul General Lacroix met Bourbonnais Mayor Paul Schore, and visited the Kankakee County Museum; the French Heritage Museum in downtown Kankakee; the LeTourneau house, home of the Bourbonnais Grove Historical Society, and the Bradley House, and the Maternity BVM Catholic Parish. He was also interviewed by local radio station WVLI.

Interview with Consul General Guillaume Lacroix - WVLI Radio (1)

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Interview with Consul General Guillaume Lacroix - WVLI Radio (2)

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French Consul General visits area, Aug 31, 2018 - Kankakee Daily Journal.
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