State of the City & Bicentennial Celebrations


Mayor Lloyd Winnecke will deliver his first State of the City address on Tuesday, March 27, at noon at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Coliseum, 300 Court Street, during the monthly meeting of the Downtown Evansville Rotary Club.

Following his speech to the Rotary Club, Mayor Winnecke will visit the Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville (cMOE), 22 S.E. Fifth Street, at 1 p.m. for a Bicentennial Birthday Party and Cake Cutting Ceremony. He will be joined by former Evansville Mayor’s Jonathan Weinzapfel, Russell Lloyd, Jr., Frank McDonald, II, and Michael Vandeveer.

The Bicentennial events will continue at 4:30 p.m. with the official Evansville Bicentennial Birthday Celebration at the Old Post Office Building, 101 N.W. First Street. At approximately 5:30 p.m., Mayor Winnecke will read a proclamation commemorating Evansville’s 200th birthday on March 27, 2012.