Effingham Tourism Office hosting party for Volkswagen enthusiasts

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EFFINGHAM - Effingham Tourism Office officials say they are encouraging Volkswagen enthusiasts to participate in a downtown party on June 5.

The party will take place from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., and will mark the end of Mid America Motorworks' Fun Run Road Tour.  Officials say Volkswagens are scheduled to come down a parade route at about 5:15 p.m., and that Volkswagens will be parked in the spaces surrounding the Effingham County Courthouse.

Participants will also be able to enjoy food from several different restaurants, as well as live musical entertainment.  According to Effingham Tourism Director Jodi Thoele, more than 500 Volkswagens are expected at this year's party.

For more information, call (217) 342-5310 or visit www.VisitEffinghamIL.com.

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