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From the Illinois House of Representatives
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION:
July 9, 2015
State Rep. Ken Dunkin
Dunkin Bicycles to State Capitol to Promote Illinois Tourism and Healthy Living
CHICAGO – On Monday starting at 5am, State Rep. Ken Dunkin, D-Chicago, chairman of the House of Representatives Tourism and Convention committee will promote Illinois tourism and healthy living by riding his bicycle along historic Route 66 from Joliet, Illinois arriving to the state Capitol in Springfield on Tuesday.
“Our state is filled with historic landmarks and exciting tourist attractions,” Dunkin said. “This bike ride is an opportunity to get some great exercise and enjoy the rich tradition and culture that the cities and villages along Route 66 provide our state.”
Dunkin and members of his staff will be making several stops at historic landmarks along the route and plan to arrive in Springfield on Tuesday. Staff will be posting pictures to Facebook and Twitter throughout the trip. Dunkin’s Twitter account is @RepKenDunkin and can be found on Facebook by searching Ken Dunkin.
“We will be posting on social media at least every half hour, so I hope everyone will follow our trip.
” Dunkin said. “Anyone who enjoys the pictures and videos we post should make sure they experience the beauty of our state by traveling Route 66 on their next family trip.”