The Mt. Vernon (Illinois) Register-News reports planning for the October 1-3 Midwest LSA Expo is proceeding nicely. The Expo is a collaborative effort that has brought together several disparate area organizations.
[Chris] Collins [Mt. Vernon Outland Airport airport manager] said the Expo, which will be held Oct. 1 through 3, has been a joint effort between the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, City of Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County Development Corporation and Mt. Vernon Outland Airport. So far, 37 of the 47 aircraft slots have been filled, and about 15 exhibitors have signed on board, according to Collins.
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