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Voices of ACES

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Enjoy the Central Illinois great outdoors

Sunset at Homer Lake.

Summer is the perfect time to get outdoors, giving both your brain and body a much-needed dose of sunshine. Here are a few ideas to kickstart your next adventure. 

Meadowbrook Park

Enjoy walking or biking in all seasons at <