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Memorial Day Ceremony at Kane County Government Center
At 3 p.m. Monday, May 28, 2012, the Kane County Veterans Assistance Commission will be conducting a Memorial Day Ceremony at the County Veterans Memorial located at the Kane County Government Center, 719 South Batavia Ave. in Geneva, Illinois on the front grounds of Building A.
This ceremony will honor Fallen Heroes Christopher Alexander Patterson of North Aurora and Alex Martinez of Elgin as they will be enshrined on the Wall of Honor, to recognize and thank their families who bear the burden of their ultimate sacrifice.
The guest speaker will be Ty Simmons, a U.S. Army retired helicopter pilot who served in Vietnam and Iraq, and a Silver Star recipient.
If you are unable to attend a Memorial Day Ceremony please take time to remember and honor the legacy of all who have served in the Armed Forces, who have defended this nation so that we the people, can live in a society that cherishes and preserves freedom, justice, and democracy.
Handicap parking and shuttle service will be available.
SOURCE: Kane County press release
More About Kane County Government Center
The Kane County Government Center on Batavia Avenue is the hub of the county seat. It includes the office of Kane County Board chairman as well as the Kane County boardroom, where public meetings take place.
There are six buildings at the government center campus, which was previously the home of Sacred Heart Seminary and converted to county offices in 1975.
Building A includes offices of the Auditor, Building and Zoning, County Board, Development, DuKane Valley Council, Environmental, Human Resources, Management, Purchasing, State's Attorney's Civil Division and Treasurer.
Building B houses the County Clerk's Office, which includes voter registration, the election department and is the place to find birth, marriage and death records.
In Building C are the Board of Review, Recorder's Office, Supervisor of Assessment's Office and GIS technologies.
The Coroner's Office is in Building E.
Kane County was named after Elias Kent Kane, the first Secretary of State of Illinois, and later a U.S. senator.
The Government Center entrance is near the intersection of South Third Street.