Nominations Being Accepted for 2016 Bicentennial Torch Relay Torchbearers

IN 2016 Torch RelayIndiana turns 200 next year!  One of the signature events of Indiana’s Bicentennial will be a Torch Relay through all 92 counties, beginning in September 2016.  All counties are being asked to nominate torchbearers to carry the torch for their communities.

The torch will pass through Howard County on October 5, 2016 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. with a closing ceremony as the torch is extinguished for the day before continuing its journey through Indiana.

The nomination form is available at if you wish to nominate a torchbearer in Howard County.  All completed forms can be emailed to Katie Guyer at or Sherry Matlock at  The deadline to submit nomination forms is December 31, 2015.  For more information, call the Greater Kokomo Visitors Bureau at (765) 457-6802.


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