KEYNOTE: “Roadside Revival: Bring Back Stuckey’s”
Bio: CEO of Stuckey’s, and granddaughter of founder W. S. Stuckey
RON & BECKY METZGER
PRESENTATION: "Route 66 Motorheads Bar, Grill & Museum"
BIO: Springfield IL sign & memorabilia collector; owner of Motorheads
PRESENTATION: "Update on the Route 66 Road Ahead Partnership"
BIO: Chairman, Route 66 Road Ahead Partnership; 15 years of 66 development
PRESENTATION: "Update on the IL Route 66 Scenic Byway"
BIO: Executive Director of the IL Route 66 Scenic Byway; owner of Doc's on 66
PRESENTATION: "IL Route 66 Museum & Hall of Fame"
BIO: Curator of the IL Route 66 Museum & Hall of Fame; 43-year teaching career
PRESENTATION: "Livingston County War Museum"
BIO: Veteran; President of the Livingston County War Museum
TIM & PENNY DYE
PRESENTATION: Pontiac-Oakland Museum
BIO: Founder of the Pontiac-Oakland Museum
JANE & BEN DIAZ
PRESENTATION: "Pontiac Art Scene"
BIO: Artists, Walldogs muralists, owners of Diaz Sign Art
LaWANDA HENRY MATSON
PRESENTATION: "State Trooper Chester Henry & the Illinois State Police Centennial"
BIO: Daughter & biographer of Chester Henry
PRESENTATION: "Route 66: Hometown USA"
BIO: Photographer, Entrepreneur, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Route 66 advocate
PRESENTATION: "Cooperative Partnerships and Community Transformation"
BIO: Author, historian, speaker, & tourism development consultant
"Pontiac 66 Past, Present, Future"
Liz Vincent, Tourism Dir.
Ellie Alexander, former Tourism Dir.
Bob Russell, former Mayor
Bob Karls, retired City Admin.
"Remembrances of David Clark"
Cheryl Eichar Jett, Mod.
Geoff Ladd, Mod.
SINGER-GUITARIST: Tim Dial
Playing '50s-'90s music
COMEDY SHOW: Terri Ryburn, "Doctor of 66"
Dr. Terri Ryburn is the proprietor of Ryburn Place at Sprague's Super Service, and is an author & memoirist.
Illinois Rock & Roll Museum on Route 66
"Welcome & Updates"
Debyjo Ericksen, Director of Operations & Tourism
Ron Romero, Founder & Exec. Director
TOUR GUIDE: John Weiss
Sunday "Preservation Showcase Tour"
John Weiss is an Illinois Route 66 preservationist, advocate, author, and tour guide.
Panel Discussion Moderator: Geoff Ladd
Geoff Ladd is Assistant Director of Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway &
Byway Liaison for Miles of Possibility.
MILES OF POSSIBILITY DIRECTORS:
(L TO R) Debyjo Ericksen, Cheryl Eichar Jett, Dr. Terri Ryburn
aka The Mop Girls!