WATSEKA – Congressman Adam Kinzinger recognized Watseka resident John Dowling with comments entered into the Congressional Record thanking him for his years of service in the community.
An official copy of the comments were presented to Mr. Dowling at Rep. Kinzinger's Watseka office by staffer Patrick Doggett.
Dowling served 35 years as a teacher and coach in Watseka, 25 years as a board member on the Watseka Public Library Board, and 26 years as a board member on the Iroquois County Board. He will retire from the position of Middleport Township Supervisor at the end of March.
"(John) has been a leader and advocate for many important issues throughout his years of service and has become a well-respected member of the community. While he is leaving his post and heading into retirement, I know that Mr. Dowling will always be there to lend a helping hand or give advice to those in need."