Bicentennial Resources

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Illinois REALTORS® Bicentennial Task Force has put together many resources for you to use to share in the Bicentennial celebration.

Use these guides to be an ambassador in your community for the historic
200th birthday of Illinois.


Bicentennial publicity guide

  • How to be a bicentennial social media ambassador
  • Ways to promote your bicentennial “Legacy Project”
  • Crafting a press release for your association’s bicentennial project
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Bicentennial store

Get t-shirts, banners, yard signs, heart pins and selfie signs!

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Logos and art - download branding to help celebrate

Download logo

Download header image

Download email signature

Donate a brick ad

Coloring resource

This coloring resource represents more than 36 bicentennial legacy projects undertaken by our 29 local REALTOR® associations to celebrate the 200th birthday of the state of Illinois. Each has “adopted” a local historic home, property or event to raise awareness for the rich history of the state of Illinois.

Download the coloring resource (pdf)

Ideas for How to Use this Resource

  • Individual REALTOR® office coloring contests or promotions
  • Local REALTOR® association coloring contests or promotions
  • Use at open houses, even just a few pages
  • Handouts at home shows or county fairs
  • Print in your local newspaper
  • Partner with your local library
  • Partner with YMCA
  • Print copies to distribute to pre-schools and
  • Share on social media
  • Promote downloadable link on social media
  • Offer a small token for participation (e.g., pencils,
    notepads using the REALTORS® Working with
    Heart logo)
  • Use to help with project fundraising