The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Office of Tourism will recognize Jim Bolin on Friday, September 30th at 11am at the East Main Multiplex. They will be presenting him with an official Illinois Made plaque.
Jim Bolin is currently the record holder for World’s Largest Wind Chime from Guinness World Records. Bolin created the wind chime as part of a dream to build something from his childhood memories and become a record holder. Bolin and his team have also created the World’s Largest Golf Tee, Knitting Needles, Crochet Hook, Pitchfork, Wooden Shoes, Rocking Chair, and Mailbox, all located in Casey.
Illinois Made is a program that is highlighting the depth and diversity of Illinois’ makers communities. The makers and creaters are being featured in online video content, interactive maps, and travel ideas. Bolin is one of ten Illinois makers being honored by Illinois Tourism the week of September 26th. For additional information about Illinois Made, visit www.EnjoyIllinoismade.com.
The East Main Multiplex is located at 101 E. Main St in Casey.