Save the date! The 2019 Fleur-de-Lis Celebration Dinner will be September 27, 2019 at the Kankakee Country Club. Details to follow.
Nominations will be accepted June 1 through August 15, 2019 for the annual Fleur-de-Lis Award, to honor a volunteer's outstanding contribution to local history. Use the form below or complete and mail a printable nomination form.
Jori Walters, Chair of Perry Farm Living History Advisory Committee, presented the award to Norma Meier, Kankakee French Heritage Museum volunteer and genealogist, at the 2nd annual Fleur-de-Lis Dinner on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, at the Kankakee Country Club.
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Esteemed guests, Honorable Jean-Francois Hould, Delegate of the Government of Quebec to the Midwest, and Honorable Frederic Chole, French Deputy Council General, join presenter and recipient in this photo.
BGHS is grateful for Norma Meier's valuable contribution to preserving our area's French-Canadian, French and Belgian history!
There is much to be proud of as we take stock of our accomplishments in 2018: