Capital City lands grant for 2nd year of free concerts
SPRINGFIELD, Il. – Illinois’ capital city will host a second year of free summer concerts after winning a $25,000 matching grant. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports that the city was among 20 announced for the award by the Mortimer and Mimi Levitt Foundation. The grants are meant to spur community pride and put underutilized public spaces. Cities were chosen through online voting.