Elkhart mayor honors 9-year-old as inspirational

Elkhart Mayor Tim Neese hands a proclamation making Wednesday, June 19, 2019, Lilly Arteaga Day to 9-year-old Lilianah Arteaga at the City Council Chambers.

ELKHART — Elkhart Mayor Tim Neese honored a 9-year-old local girl on Wednesday for her positivity in the face of adversity.

“Good to see you. Everything OK?” Neese said as he walked in to the Elkhart Council Chambers to proclaim Wednesday, June 19, 2019, Lilly Arteaga Day.

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