From 3:00-3:45 p.m., members of the Mooresville (Indiana) High School Choirs performed.
Throughout the afternoon, volunteers did face-painting for young patrons.
Sometime after 3 p.m., the cake was cut, as patrons were clamoring for a slice (just kidding!) Actually, there were so many patrons at the event, that the cake cutting ceremony had to be moved up on the schedule. Awards were also presented:
- To Beth Hensley, MPL Craft Designer & Decorator, for her 25 consecutive years of volunteering at the Library.
- To Bill Cornwell, MPL Building Superintendent Emeritus, whose engineering and construction acumen has literally saved Library taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars over the past decade.
- To the Bucker Family, whose monument business, which was founded in 1874, is the longest continuously operating family business in Mooresville, Indiana.
At approximately quarter to four o'clock, the butterflies were released. Hopefully, our video of this exciting event will turn out. Stay tuned.
Our centennial celebration closed with the official unveiling of the new MPL logo, slogan, and soon-to-be-launched new and improved website.
Library Director Diane Huerkamp thanked MPL staff members for their many long hours preparing for and implementing our centennial celebration.
In our next installment, there should be some video clips of some of the activities at the celebration, if I operated the camera correctly. Let's keep our fingers crossed.