Joshua Morrison/News On Friday afternoon, The Escape Zone, 1 Mansfield Avenue, held its ribbon cutting ceremony and open house tour. Community members at the ceremony included, from left, Michelle Turner of Dean’s Jewelry; Ryan Dilworth, a representative from Bob Gibbs office; Terry Walter, president of The Escape Zone Board; Carol Grubaugh of the Chamber of Commerce; and Pastor Scott Sharpes.

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On Friday afternoon, The Escape Zone, 1 Mansfield Avenue, held its ribbon cutting ceremony and open house tour. Community members at the ceremony included, from left, Michelle Turner of Dean’s Jewelry; Ryan Dilworth, a representative from Bob Gibbs office; Terry Walter, president of The Escape Zone Board; Carol Grubaugh of the Chamber of Commerce; and Pastor Scott Sharpes. Request this photo

 

MOUNT VERNON — The Escape Zone officially opened its youth ministries at 1 Mansfield Avenue in the Armory Building on Friday afternoon. The building, dedicated on Sept. 25, 1931, for the Hospital Company 136 of the National Guard, now has found a new life as a place for youth to cultivate themselves with recreational and educational opportunities in their free time.

Carol Grubaugh, Knox County Chamber of Commerce, spoke at the ribbon cutting ceremony and Ryan Dilworth, field representative for Congressman Bob Gibbs, read a proclamation on behalf of the congressman.

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