JCCC holds ribbon cutting at Mt. Vernon’s new yacht club

May 1, 2019

The Mt. Vernon Yacht Club has officially set sail. The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting last Tuesday evening for the Yacht Club at Veterans Park Lake. Mayor John Lewis took the inaugural run with one of the remote controlled motorized boats. After that the large group in attendance met back at the boat house for refreshments.

The Yacht Club season is officially open, offering great fun for adults as well as youngsters. The season goes from May through September, weather permitting, Fridays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 7 p.m. Special events day is Wednesday.

Memberships are available. See the staff for details, or call Bud Davis at 618-508-1796 for more information.