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Swimming pool fundraising efforts continue

$300K more needed to receive challenge grant

 


A fundraising drive to support a new outdoor swimming pool in Sidney is continuing with momentum from a recent $25,000 donation from a local business.

Funding for the vast majority of the $5 million project is in place, but a $250,000 challenge grant is contingent upon collecting another $299,000 in community donations.

The Peter Kiewit Foundation grant would provide a quarter of a million dollars for the pool if the community raises $750,000.

More than half of that sum – $451,000 – has already been secured.

Megan McGown, the city’s former economic development director who left the p...



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