EHM honors Irish Gallery Man of the Year June 8

Rockford’s Ethnic Heritage Museum (EHM), 1129 S. Main St., invites the public to a celebration of the Irish Gallery Man of the Year, William (Walt) Boothe, from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, June 8, in the museum’s Lockwood Gallery Center.

Boothe is vice president of Riverside Community Bank. He is a veteran of 46 years in the banking industry. He has been a Rockford Memorial Hospital Development Foundation Board member since 1973, ARC board member, Blackhawk Area Council Boy Scouts of America board member, United Way campaign officer, Winnebago County Public Safety Commission director as well as serving the community in various other volunteer positions. He was also an Excalibur nominee.

A program presentation will take place at 2:30 p.m., June 8. Refreshments and an entertaining afternoon will be provided. There is no admission charge for this special occasion.

From the June 4-10, 2014, issue

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