11 Projects. 9 Communities.

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

It’s time to CELEBRATE!

Over the past year, Mercer County Better Together (MCBT) has partnered with the Looser-Flake Foundation and entities across the county to upgrade 11 parks and recreation facilities across 9 Mercer County communities. A public project tour will take place on Thursday, September 19th to celebrate these projects and the people who joined together to make them a reality.

The event will begin at 8:30 am with a complimentary light breakfast at the Mercer County Family YMCA. The day’s itinerary is as follows:

8:30-9:00am Mercer County Family YMCA

9:15-9:25am Joy Park

9:45-10:00am Eliza Ball Diamond

10:30-10:50am Keithsburg Riverside Campground

1105-11:20am Seaton Park

11:55am-12:05pm Lake Matherville

12:30-12:40pm North Henderson Park

1:00-1:10pm New Windsor Basketball Courts

1:20-1:30pm Miles Memorial Park, Viola

1:45-2:00pm Mercer County Fairgrounds

2:00-2:10pm Site of Northside Park addition

2:15pm Return to YMCA

The day will showcase newly completed projects and the collaborative spirit that makes Mercer County and its communities unique. The public will have an opportunity to meet members of the MCBT Board of Directors as well as trustees of the Looser-Flake Foundation.

For more info, call (309)574-3123 or email