Holcomb's January 2021 Inauguration Impacted By COVID-19

Nov 20, 2020
Lauren Chapman/IPB News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The start of Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s second term in January won’t include any large public celebrations because of coronavirus concerns. The Republican governor entered office in 2017 with an inaugural ball at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in downtown Indianapolis and an inauguration ceremony attended by about 2,000 people at the state fairgrounds coliseum. But the state Republican Party chairman says now isn't the right time to celebrate Holcomb's landslide reelection.

Inauguration Prayer Vigil Held in Goshen

Jan 20, 2017
Jon Huber / WVPE

As Donald Trump took the oath of office Friday in Washington DC, a number of people gathered for a prayer vigil at the Elkhart County Courthouse in Goshen. They gathered to “offer prayers for [the] nation and our leaders and celebrate such positive community values as tolerance, diversity, equality and unity.”

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Faith leaders representing various ethnicities and religions from throughout Elkhart County offered prayers in English, Spanish, and Arabic. Passages were read from the Bible and Quran.