Save the Date
The 13th Annual “Food, Wine & Brew Festival”
will be held on
Saturday, September 10, 2016
In Association with the Mokena Community Park District
12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Park, LaPorte Road, Mokena
“America’s Great Landmarks”
was the theme for our 2016 4th of July Parade!!
Watch the live broadcast of the Parade Winner Awards presentation at the Village Board meeting tonight on cable channel 6 at 7:00 pm!
Re-broadcast schedule: Wednesday & Friday, July 13 & 15 at 9:00 am & 7:00 pm and Sunday at 2:00 pm.
Announcing the 2016 Fourth of July Parade Winners!
Best Float: Grace Fellowship Church
Most Creative Advertisement of a Business: Nu-Way Disposal’s Wendy the Waste Truck
Best in Keeping with Theme: Mokena Community Park District
Judge #1’s Choice: Lincoln-Way Marching Band
Judge #2’s Choice: Curtain Call Community Theater
Judge #3’s Choice: The Veteran’s Garage
Honored Grand Marshalls: Maertin Heating and Cooling Drill Team, celebrating the life and spirit of Jeff Maertin.
This year’s Grand Marshall wasThe Maertin Heating and Cooling Drill Team in memory of Jeff Maertin
Sponsored by the Village of Mokena and the Mokena Community Park District
Click on the “Photo” Tab above, then choose “Photo Gallery” to view Parade Photos
Or, Watch the Parade replayed many times on Mokena’s Cable Channel 6!
The Chamber would like to express their gratitude and sincere thanks to all of our wonderful sponsors, volunteers, judges, announcers, Tim Franson (Cable Channel 6), The Mokena Public Works & Police Departments, E.S.D.A., The Mokena Fire Department, The Mokena Park District, The Committee, and all of the wonderful spectators that support our annual event!!
Thank you to the following Candy Bag Sponsors!
|Mokena Community Library District|
|Mokena Lions Club|
|22nd Century Media|
|Gas N Wash|
|Creative Carpet & Flooring|
|Midwest Animal Hospital|
Whitmore Ace Hardware
T. W. Griffiths, C.P.A.
|Vandenberg Funeral Home|
We would also like to acknowledge and thank the following Parade Sponsors!
Ozinga – Platinum Parade Sponsor
Lisa Thomas Salon – Gold Parade Sponsor
Legacy Paintball & Airsoft Park – Gold Parade Sponsor
Maertin Heating – Silver Parade Sponsor
LincolnWay Community Bank – Silver Parade Sponsor
Aesthetica Day Spa – Silver Parade Sponsor
Midwest Animal Hospital – Silver Parade Sponsor
Vandenberg Funeral Home – Our Hero Sponsor
The 2015 Traditional Mokena Chamber of Commerce Ornament features:
Mr. Benny’s Restaurant *** Lettermen Sign Company *** Gas N Wash
The ornament is available for purchase all year long at the Chamber Office,19150 Wolf Road, Suite C $20.00 (without Stand) *** $23.00 (with Stand)
Other years still available at a cost of $17.00 (without stand) *** $20.00 (with stand)- Contact the Mokena Chamber Office (708) 479-2468
“Images of America – Mokena”
Treasure this keepsake book of images celebrating the history of your town, Mokena, by Matthew T. Galik. Using archival photographs, each title presents the distinctive stories from the past that shape the character of the community today. It also makes a wonderful gift to share with a former Mokena native.
Limited number available at the Mokena Chamber Office – Only $20