SPRINGFIELD --(ENEWSPF)--September 26, 2016. Governor Bruce Rauner today proclaimed September 26, 2016, as the first Gold Star Family Day in Illinois. To mark the day, the Governor attended a Gold Star Family Day event in the Capitol Rotunda with members of Gold Star families, the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs and Survivor Outreach.
"Today we honor the supportive and loving families that our American heroes left behind when they made the ultimate sacrifice," Governor Rauner said. "I want to say thank you on behalf of the people of Illinois. You have a hole in your hearts that can never . . .