Rauner inauguration program

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Monday, January 12, 2015

The Inauguration of Governor-elect Bruce Rauner and Lt. Governor-elect Evelyn Sanguinetti will take place January 12 beginning at 11 a.m. Below you will find the inaugural program.

The Illinois Inaugural Ceremony

Monday, January 12, 2015

Prairie Capital Convention Center

Springfield, Illinois

Prelude

The Air National Guard Band of the Midwest

Introduction of State Constitutional Officers

Michael Frerichs

Leslie Geissler Munger

Jesse White

Lisa Madigan

Evelyn Sanguinetti

Introduction of Governor Bruce Rauner, Diana Rauner & Family

Presentation of Colors

Illinois Army National Guard Honor Guard

National Anthem

"The Star Spangled Banner"

Jim Cornelison of the Chicago Blackhawks

Pledge of Allegiance

Gold Star Families

Musical Selection

"Blessed"

Beau Davidson

Capital City Welcome

J. Michael Houston, Mayor of Springfield

Illinois Congressional Delegation Welcome

U.S. Congressman Aaron Schock & U.S. Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Inaugural Invocation

Archbishop Blase Cupich

Archdiocese of Chicago

Moment of Silence for Judy Baar Topinka

Introduced by U.S. Congressman Rodney Davis

Musical Selection

"Illinois"

Jeff Mattsey

Prayer for Unity

Reverend James Meeks

Salem Baptist Church of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Oath of Office

Bruce Rauner

Administered by Honorable Sharon Johnson Coleman

District Judge, Northern District of Illinois

Inaugural Address

Governor Bruce Rauner

Musical Selection

"America The Beautiful"

Star Windham

Oath of Office

Evelyn Sanguinetti

Administered by Judge Lewis V. Morgan

Associate Judge, 13th Circuit, DuPage County

Oath of Office

Lisa Madigan

Administered by Honorable Gary Feinerman

District Judge, Northern District of Illinois

Oath of Office

Jesse White

Administered by Judge Clarence L. Burch

Associate Judge, Cook County Circuit Court

Oath of Office

Leslie Geissler Munger

Administered by Judge M. Thomas Carney

Associate Judge, 12th Circuit, Will County

Oath of Office

Michael Frerichs

Administered by Justice Rita B. Garman

Chief Justice, Illinois Supreme Court

Benediction

Reverend Dr. Clifford J. Hayes

First Presbyterian Church, Springfield, Illinois

Musical Selection

"Home"

No Comment A Cappella

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Retirement of the Colors

Illinois Army National Guard Honor Guard

Postlude

Air National Guard Band of the Midwest

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