(subject to change)
1:45 p.m. Spectators assemble east of the Library / Depot loading dock. Bring a chair.
2:00 p.m. Welcome by MDHCA President Steve Mongrain
2:00 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance
2:05 p.m. Introduction of guests and dignitaries by Steve Mongrain
2:10 p.m. Remarks by Dennis Casebier – Introduce and recognize Chris & Leslie Ervin
2:20 p.m. Remarks by Chris Ervin, Director and Project Manager
2:30 p.m. Remarks by Dennis Schramm, Superintendent Mojave National Preserve
2:40 p.m. Remarks by Brad Mitzelfelt, San Bernardino County Supervisor, First District
2:50 p.m. Dedication of Dennis G. Casebier Library by John M. Fickewirth
2:55 p.m. Christening of the building with champagne by Jo Ann Casebier
3:00 p.m. Ceremonial presentation of building keys by Secretary Hugh Brown to President Steve Mongrain.
3:00 p.m. Ribbon Cutting by MDHCA Board of Directors with photo opportunity
3:05 p.m. Opportunity for everyone to tour building
4:00 p.m. Dinner at Flywheel Cafe
7:00 P.M. Raffle Drawing - North porch of Route 66 building
Funding for the Mojave Desert Archives Library/Depot construction was made possible by a grant from the California Cultural and Historical Endowment and the membership of the Mojave Desert Heritage and Cultural Association.