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Mercer County Family YMCA

With a focus on Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility, we strive everyday to strengthen our community based on our core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.  At the Y, core values are not just a way of thinking, they are an integral part of who we are.  When you join the Y, you are coming together with men, women and children from your community who are committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. 

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Hawthorn Ridge Golf Course

Whether it’s a morning cup of Joe, lunch at the turn or a post-round meal, the full-service snack bar has the goods to satisfy at reasonable prices.

A friendly staff, variable menu and affordable pricing make Hawthorn Ridge a great choice for your next event! Each year Hawthorn Ridge serves a variety of groups - from charity events to tournament competition. goal is to deliver a top-notch experience to those we serve.

When you host your event at Hawthorn Ridge, golf course staff will help you do the following:

  • Organize, market & promote your event
  • Plan a menu of food & beverages to satisfy your clientele
  • Adjust golf course setup to suit your clientele
  • Provide a beverage cart for on-course service (groups of 50 or more)
  • Provide The Mitchell Warwick Room, a picturesque dining area to suit your clientele

Completed in 2004, the newly renamed Mitchell Warwick Room offers efficient dining space in a picturesque setting. Nestled in the middle of the Hawthorn Ridge layout, the room seats up to 50 and doubles as the perfect location for your next meeting or event. For pricing & details, call (309) 582-5641 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Oak View Country Club

Oak View offers all the amenities of a country club, at affordable pricing. Enjoy delicious food and your favorite drinks in the clubhouse restaurant! You’ll find a friendly staff ready to make your experience top-notch. The club offers a variety of leagues, from men’s & women’s to a Friday Night Mixed league. Throughout the year OVCC offers an array of fun golf events as well. To learn more call (309) 582-7916 or visit www.oakviewcountryclub.com

Copper’s Creek Outfitters

Copper’s Creek features home cooked meals, lodging with two private beds per room with linens provided, laundry facilities on site, and more. This handicapped accessible location offers an outdoor practice range, an on-site walk-in cooler for hanging game, pre-hung stands, and up-to-date scouting and stand placement. Snag that trophy turkey or Whitetail on over 6,500 acres of prime rolling timber and farm land. For more information call (844) 441-2608, (563) 299-9663 or visit www.copperscreek.com