SportsEvents Magazine

MAY 2018

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Page 58 of 99 May 2018 59 Sponsored Content Small Markets...Big On Sports! ocated in Central Illinois where Interstate 57 meets Interstate 70, Effingham is the ideal destina- tion for your next sporting event! Not only do they have state-of-the-art facilities, but the 17 hotels, over 65 restaurants and numerous attractions offer athletes and families plenty of options off the field. Make sure to eat, stay and play in Effingham this season! The Richard E. Workman Sports and Wellness Complex provides visitors with multiple outlets for recreational fun! Fea- tures include a 15,500 square foot maple hardwood court, aquatic center, fitness center and much more. The court is fit for AAU and AYBT basketball tournaments and AAU volleyball. The 25-meter, eight- lane pool is fit for competitions for USS, YMC and USMS. Effingham also offers plenty of other options outside our Sports Complex, including several parks run by the Effing- ham Park District. Head out to Evergreen Hollow Park for lighted softball and baseball diamonds, tennis courts, soccer field and a cross-country course. Some of Effingham's off-the-field options include unique dining experi- ences like Firefly Grill, hidden gems like Tuscan Hills Winery and John Boos & Co. Outlet Showroom with products fea- tured on FOOD Network. This bustling town has something for everyone all year round – from musical festivals to holiday celebrations. The City of Effingham Convention & Visitors Bureau offers a great selection of complementary services to make your event the best yet! Some services include assistance in site selection, along with media assistance. For help planning your next event in Effingham, contact us today! n L Play in Effingham, IL 800-772-0750 AT THE CROSSROADS OF I-57 AND I-70, A VIBRANT COMMUNITY AWAITS... Jodi Thoele, Tourism Director (800) 772-0750 Effingham CVB

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