Elgin recognizes parks & recreation Posted in: Lifestyle As July is National Parks & Recreation Month, the Elgin City Council approved a proclamation recognizing Elgin's various parks and facilities, the Elgin Parks & Recreation Department and the importance of parks and recreational activities during their most recent regular meeting on July 6. Pictured: Mayor Pro-Tem Sue Brashar (left) presents the Elgin City Council's proclamation for National Parks & Recreation Month to Brad Kilgore (right), secretary of the Elgin Parks & Recreation Advisory Board. Photo by Amy Miller ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!