Illinois House Honors Bill Dwyer

Crystal Lake’s Mike Tryon introduced and passed House Resolution 363 to honor Bill Dwyer. It follows:

WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois House of Representatives are pleased to honor Bill Dwyer of Crystal Lake for his many contributions to his community; and

WHEREAS, From 1983 to 1985 he served as President of the Crystal Lake Country Club; until 1989 he served as the Co-Chairman of the Piccolo Raffle Committee, raising thousands of dollars for cancer research at the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; in 1987 he was elected to the Crystal Lake Chamber Ambassadors; and from 1987 to 1993 he served as the Gala Chairman; and

WHEREAS, In addition, from 1990 to 2000 he served as a County Board Member; from 1991 to today he has served as the Chairman of the Crystal Lake Civic Center Authority; in 1993 he was honored to be named the Parade Grand Marshal; and from 1993 to 2007 he served as President of the Raue Center; and

WHEREAS, Bill Dwyer served as the 1994/1995 Chairman of Ambassadors of the Crystal Lake Chamber; from 1996 to 2000 he served as the Chairman of the County Board Transportation Committee; from 2007 to today he has served as the Chairman of the McHenry County Better Roads Coalition, as Chairman Emeritus of the Raue Center, and as President of the Lucile Raue Hometown Foundation; and

WHEREAS, He is a member of the St. Thomas Knights of Columbus and a past member of the Crystal Lake Police Commission; and

WHEREAS, In 2003 he received the Jaycees Lifetime Service Award and previously received the Jaycees Community Service Award; therefore, be it

RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE NINETY-SIXTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we honor Bill Dwyer for his hard work and dedication to the people of Crystal Lake; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be presented to Bill Dwyer as a symbol of our respect.

And, as you can see, Crystal Lake has followed in Chicago’s footsteps by giving an honorary name to a street:

Bill Dwyer Way

It’s located near the Main Beach’s Band Stand across from the entrance to the parking lot.

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