DRUNK DRIVING CRASH VICTIMS HONORED BY SECRETARY OF STATE JESSE WHITE, AAIM AND MADD

Join is on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, for the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists Annual Candlelight Ceremony for the Victims of Drunk Driving crashes, sponsored by Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White, co-hosted by AAIM and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).

This compassionate event will take place at The James R. Thompson Center, Chicago, IL. Introductions given by Mrs. Rita Kreslin, Executive Director Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists (AAIM).

The evenings agenda is as follows:

Invocation: Rev. Monsignor Kenneth Velo
Senior Executive for Catholic Collaboration at De Paul University

Remarks: Mr. Leo P. Schmidz
Director of the Illinois State Police
Introduction given by Sam Canzoneri
Illinois State Director of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

Honorable Jesse White, Secretary of State
State of Illinois
Introduction given by Rita Kreslin

Lieutenant Salvador Avila
Chicago Police Department – Bureau of Patrol
Introduction given by Rita Kreslin

Honorable Anita Alvarez
Cook County State’s Attorney
Introduction given by Sam Canzoneri

Victim Story: Mrs. Katie Olmsted - Morris
Introduction given by Pamela Barnett
Director of Victim Services – AAIM

Choir: Ebinger Elementary School
Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Wizard of Oz

Victim Story: Ms. Keri Jo Schmidt
Introduction given by Sam Canzoneri

Choir Performs: Seasons of Love – RENT (the Musical)

Candle Lighting Secretary of State will light the candle with victim speakers Victims’ names read out loud by Ms. Dawn Early, Program Director of MADD

Choir Performs: A Symphony of the Heart – Rollo Dilworth

Closing: Mrs. Rita Kreslin

Benediction: Reverend Monsignor Kenneth Velo

Please join us for refreshments in the vestibule immediately following the program

Please check out this beautiful video about this years event.