HELMOND – Helmond has a new mayor. Today, in the Lambertus church in Helmond, Elly Blanksma was sworn in as the successor of Fons Jacobs. She becomes the first female mayor of Helmond.
“I’m looking forward to this”; those were her concluding words at the inauguration speech. There were around 300 people at the swearing-in cermony.http://eindhoven.dichtbij.nl/regio/elly-blanksma-officieel-burgemeester-helmond