Tour of Mercer County Projects to Celebrate Countywide Collaboration

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

• 8:30-9:00 a.m. Mercer County Family YMCA

• 9:15-9:25 a.m. Joy Park

• 9:45-10:00 a.m. Eliza Ball Diamond

• 10:30-10:50 a.m. Keithsburg Riverside Campground

• 11:05-11:20 a.m. Seaton Park

• 11:55am-12:05 p.m. Lake Matherville

• 12:30-12:40 p.m. North Henderson Park

• 1:00-1:10 p.m. New Windsor Basketball Courts

• 1:20-1:30 p.m. Miles Memorial Park, Viola

• 1:45-2:00 p.m. Mercer County Fairgrounds

• 2:00-2:10 p.m. Site of Northside Park addition

• 2:15 p.m. 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.