Elkhart County has named torchbearers for its leg of the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay. The 28 selections were chosen based on public service contributions, excellence in their profession and acts of heroism.
The Bicentennial Torch Relay will run 52 miles through Elkhart County on Tuesday, October 4. The Elkhart leg will begin at the MyBrook Farm and run through Middlebury, Elkhart, Goshen, Wakarusa and Nappanee. The torchbearers were selected from among nearly 100 nominations.
Elkhart County’s torchbearers are:
Gail T. Martin
Sam Gr ewe
Margaret “Peg” Offer
Dr. Robert Abel