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June 13, 2014

Urban Fishing Clinic offered

MT. VERNON — The Mt. Vernon Parks and Recreation Department is taking registrations for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Urban Fishing Clinic.

Registration forms are available at the Park Office during regular business hours of 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The program is free to all participants and the IDNR will supply all necessary equipment. The program will take place at the lake in Veterans Park. The whole family will enjoy learning about and getting fishing experience.

The program will be held June 16 through July 18, Monday through Friday, with two sessions available — 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1 to 3:30 p.m. All children younger than 15 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Office at 242-6890.

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