Work is underway on the new mural at the corner of 9th and Piasa streets in Alton and the organizers are now inviting the public to participate in it's creation. During designated times anyone will be allowed to help local artist Jeanie Cousley paint a portion of the mural according to Alton Main Street Executive Director Sara McGibany.

The theme for the mural is "A River Runs Through Us" and the part of the project that will allow for public participation will be completed by August 25th.

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