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Posted: Monday, Jul 8th, 2013

Park district employees Ryan Coffland, Taylor Thwaitz, Elise Maliszewki, Joey O’Rorke and Sam Lower spray chocolate and mustard on the kids to get the event started. (Courtesy photos)

ROCHELLE — Several area children have enrolled in Flagg-Rochelle Park District’s summer programming, and six joined in on the fun Friday afternoon for the second annual “Mess Fest.”

This event, which was pioneered by superintendent of recreation Elizabeth Sosa, was reorganized by recreation coordinator Ryan Coffland.

Similar to a traditional food fight, “Mess Fest” took place at Memorial park and featured water balloons, food and condiments in a sectioned off area.

For the complete article see the 07-07-2013 issue.

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