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File #: 21-4034    Version: 1 Name: Flossmoor Station Restaurant and Brewery Resolution
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 7/1/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 7/29/2021 Final action: 7/29/2021
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE FLOSSMOOR STATION RESTAURANT AND BREWERY ON THEIR SILVER ANNIVERSARY WHEREAS, Flossmoor Station Restaurant and Brewery is celebrating their Silver (25th) Anniversary in a renovated building, and WHEREAS, in 1906, the Illinois Central Railroad built the century old building as a convenient train station for executives to get away from the routine city life on weekends and for summer stays. This service quickly brought new life to the ever-growing area, which is now known as Flossmoor, Illinois; and WHEREAS, time eventually rendered the old building obsolete as a train station and the building was deemed unsafe. The building was in desperate need of tender loving care; and WHEREAS, Flossmoor natives, Dean and Carolyn Armstrong came to the rescue. They could no longer watch the deterioration of the beloved historic building and decided to invest themselves into turning the building back into a charming establishment that the community could once a...
Sponsors: DONNA MILLER, TONI PRECKWINKLE (President)
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

HONORING THE FLOSSMOOR STATION RESTAURANT AND BREWERY ON THEIR SILVER ANNIVERSARY

WHEREAS, Flossmoor Station Restaurant and Brewery is celebrating their Silver (25th) Anniversary in a renovated building, and

WHEREAS, in 1906, the Illinois Central Railroad built the century old building as a convenient train station for executives to get away from the routine city life on weekends and for summer stays. This service quickly brought new life to the ever-growing area, which is now known as Flossmoor, Illinois; and

WHEREAS, time eventually rendered the old building obsolete as a train station and the building was deemed unsafe. The building was in desperate need of tender loving care; and

WHEREAS, Flossmoor natives, Dean and Carolyn Armstrong came to the rescue. They could no longer watch the deterioration of the beloved historic building and decided to invest themselves into turning the building back into a charming establishment that the community could once again enjoy; and

WHEREAS, Dean and Carolyn Armstrong added all the modern conveniences, but preserved as much of the building's authentic character as possible; and

WHEREAS, Flossmoor Station Restaurant and Brewery soon became a reality thanks to Dean and Carolyn Armstrong. The communities of Flossmoor and South Chicagoland now have a true public house and community gathering place that Dean and Carolyn Armstrong persisted to achieve;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the President and Members of the Cook County Board of Commissioners are pleased to congratulate Dean and Carolyn Armstrong on the Silver Anniversary of the Flossmoor Station Restaurant and Brewery; and

BE IT RESOLVED FURTHER RESOLVED THAT, July 9, 2021 be hereby declared as Flossmoor Station Restaurant and Brewery Silver Anniversary Day in the County of Cook; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT, this text be spread upon the official proceedings of this Honorable Body and a suitable copy be presented to the Dean...

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