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Blue Island Happy Birthday Event Busy Beaver Button Museum
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BLUE ISLAND 150 YEARS HAPPY BIRTHDAY JULY 4, 1985 LIONS CLUB
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Illustration of village in blue with red sun and text above on white background and white text on blue background below

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Blue Island is a South suburb of Chicago, Illinois, adjacent to the city. The suburb was established in 1835 as a way station for travelers on the Vincennes Trace, a former cross-country trackway that passed through multiple states including Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky. Blue Island has been a point of entry for immigrants since the 1840s. The city celebrated their 150th birthday in 1985 and were later chosen by the White House as part of the Preserve America communities.

The Lion's Club is a secular service club organization, founded in Oak Brook, Illinois, which promotes volunteerism, community involvement, and environmental awareness, amongst other things. 

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GNIS Detail - Blue Island. (2019). Retrieved 27 November 2019, from https://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=gnispq:3:0::NO::P3_FID:404592

MARTIN, P. A. U. L. W. (2017). Lions Clubs In The 21ST Century. Place of publication not identified: AUTHORHOUSE.

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