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North Aurora participating in youth grant program

Published: Thursday, July 4, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

NORTH AURORA – The village of North Aurora has been approved to participate in the 2013 Illinois Youth Recreation Corps Grant Program administered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

The Illinois Youth Recreation Corps was established to make grants available to local governments and nonprofit entities to pay youth operating and instructing in recreational and conservation programs in July and August.

“This is a great opportunity for our village, and I look forward to the partnership with our village, Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the youth of our community,” North Aurora Village President Dale Berman said in a statement.

The program is open to youths ages 14 to 18. To apply, submit an application to the village of North Aurora by 4 p.m. July 10.

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