The annual Elijah P. Lovejoy Week continues today with the Vesper Service at College Avenue Presbyterian Church. That starts at 4pm and is free to attend. Monday is the Lovejoy Day ceremony at the Alton City Cemetery.
Lovejoy Trustee Ed Gray tells The Big Z that will begin at noon with the presentation of flags, followed by the invocation and benediction by Deacon Bill Kessler from St. Ambrose Catholic Church.
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The final event will be the annual dinner on Thursday, November 13th at Lewis & Clark Community College. Tickets are $35, and you can get yours by calling 466-9240.