County lands $255,000 roadwork grant
Fremont Co. in Rockford plans $27M expansion
by William Kincaid
“CELINA – Mercer County has landed a quarter of a million dollar state grant to help accommodate a substantial business expansion that officials are calling a major boon for Rockford and the county.
Commissioners Greg Homan, Jerry Laffin and Rick Muhlenkamp on Thursday morning agreed to accept a $255,000 Ohio Development Services Agency 629 Roadwork Grant to help facilitate the Fremont Co.’s proposed $27 million expansion of its Rockford plant at 150 Hickory St….Click to read the complete Daily Standard article >
RADC Raises Funds for New Splash Pad at Shanes Park
One of the newest RADC Projects, the new Splash Pad at Shanes Park in Rockford is a hit. The splash pad committee consists of Nancy Leighner, Sue Barna; Betty Belna; Bill Miller; Tom Rogers; Marty Lentz and Barb Pedroza. This addition to Shanes Park is for Rockford and surrounding community members to enjoy at no cost. This is a free activity for our community members to enjoy.
There is no admission fee. The Splash Pad is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Fund Raising Goal
RADC raised approximately $76,000 through donations and fund raising events for the new splash pad in Shanes Park.
RADC raised over $2500 at the March 13, 2011 Quarter Auction.
THANK YOU to everyone who has supported this project.