It’s had its name since the group was formed after splitting from the Defenders of the Fox, primarily an anti-Fox Valley Freeway (really a tollway) group.
The suggested name?
The email says it “better reflects who we are and what we do.”
When one abandons a brand name as well known as is the McHenry County Defenders, it will take a long time for the new name to reach the current name’s state of recognition.
A membership vote will be taken at the annual corn roast and pot luck supper at Bill and Alice Howenstine’s Pioneer Tree Farm, 4614 Pioneer Road (Located 1/2 mile off Route 31, three miles north of McHenry).
The vote will be taken at 5 PM. Eats at 5:30 on Sunday, August 17th.
The McHenry County Defenders is arguably the largest political organization in McHenry County. Those objecting to that description surely would not disagree that it is a major and respected political force.
Just ask the Crystal Lake City Council and the McHenry County College Board.