A  benefit for the VFW mural project is being held in Aledo Central Park starting at 5 p.m, with music by Mr. Tingle slated to begin at 7 p.m.

The Aledo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center will host a special cookout on Thursday, August 2 in Aledo’s Central Park to honor the Hometown Heroes that make our community a great place to live. The event begins at 5 p.m. followed by a concert from Mr. Tingle beginning at 7 p.m.

Food and drinks will be available for a free will donation and all monies raised will be donated to the VFW Mural Project.

“We take for granted the men and women that serve us on a daily basis, and while we will never be able to repay them for what they do, it is our way of saying thank you, “said Scott Widener, administrator for the facility.

The Aledo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center is part of the Petersen Health Care family, based in Peoria. For more information visit www.petersenhealthcare.net/aledo or call us at (309) 582-5376.