May 15, 2023

Elmwood, IL Post Office Building Renaming Ceremony

Act of Congress designates facility as “Corporal Benjamin Desilets Post Office”


The Elmwood Post Office will have its building named in honor of Corporal Benjamin Desilets, USMC at a ceremony, Friday, May 19 at 10 a.m. at Central Park, in Elmwood. The ceremony is open to the public.


Representative Darin LaHood, Illinois 18th District introduced a bill in December 2022 to designate that location as the ‘‘Corporal Benjamin Desilets Post Office.”

Joining Rep. LaHood at the ceremony will be USPS Illinois 2 District Manager Tangela Bush, Post Office Operations Manager, Mark Wilson and Manager of Customer Relations Bernice Joseph.


Friday, May 19, 2023
Time: 10:00 a.m.


Central Park
114 North Magnolia Street
Elmwood IL 61529



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