Springfield prepares for Monday's inauguration events


    Springfield prepares for Monday’s inauguration events (WICS)

    Come Monday, the Bank of Springfield Center will be packed as people watch Illinois’ 43rd governor take the oath of office.

    Friday, trucks were stationed at the loading docks of the Bank of Springfield Center, dropping off items to get ready for JB Pritzker’s swearing in ceremony.

    Here’s a rundown of the Monday’s events:

    • Interfaith Service: 8:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Springfield
    • Swearing-In Ceremony 10:30 a.m. at the Bank of Springfield Center in Springfield
    • Inauguration Celebration: 7 p.m. at the Illinois State Fairgrounds

    Sunday, Statehouse reporter Rachel Droze will be talking to Governor-Elect Pritzker one-on-one.

    Hear what he has to say as he prepares to take office Sunday night on Newschannel 20/Fox Illinois.

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