General fund appropriation gives Ridgway State Park means of meeting more campground demand | Local News Stories

Ridgway State Park will soon be able to provide a long-sought amenity: a large group campground.

The park was among several to receive part of $20 million general fund money appropriated under the freshly signed Senate Bill 112, a bipartisan stimulus effort aimed at infrastructure projects.

Ridgway’s $1.5 million share will be spent on creating a 15-site RV hookup and 10-site walk-in tent campground will make things easier for those

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Itasca Area Community Response Fund awards $38,500 in grants during third round of funding | News

In December, the Itasca Area Community Response Fund concluded its third round of grantmaking, allocating $38,500 in funds across six nonprofit and community organizations working in and around the Itasca area. 

The Itasca Area Community Response Fund was created last spring in anticipation of needs that would likely arise due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its ripple effects. In previous grant rounds, the Community Response Fund has distributed $155,500 in

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California church creates ‘freedom fund’ for businesses open during COVID shutdown

A large Northern California church has established what it is calling a “freedom fund,” designed to dedicate thousands of dollars to local businesses as most of the state has landed back in an economic shutdown.

But the fund isn’t for businesses that have closed their doors. It’s intended chiefly for those that are defiantly open.

Pastor Greg Fairrington of Destiny Christian, a Pentecostal church in Rocklin, has been a vehement

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Kaleigh Wilday Fund supports youth, recreation, Ellicottville with 2020 grants | News

OLEAN — Ellicottville is a place beloved by the Wilday family.

It is also a place that was important to young Kaleigh Wilday during her life.

The Wildays are avid skiers and outdoor adventurers and spend much of their time during the winter months in Ellicottville, and according to Skip Wilday and Greta Wilday, that time spent in Ellicottville has led to deep relationships that have lasted over the years.

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Taxpayers fund waterparks, cafes and golf courses; how much is too much?



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So I like Tom Campenni. A Stuart resident and former City Commissioner, he puts out the weekly “Friends & Neighbors of Martin County” newsletter which, every now and then, takes a polite swipe at yours truly.

Such was the case in his Oct. 17 newsletter, where he disagreed completely with my recent take on Stuart’s Sailfish Splash Waterpark.

The park, I

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Manitowoc Eternal Flame fund closes in on goal, Veterans Day event set

Published 11:26 a.m. CT Oct. 23, 2020 | Updated 11:26 a.m. CT Oct. 23, 2020


Manitowoc celebrated the completion of the Waldo Boulevard project with a brief ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday with state and local officials.

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

An effort to keep Manitowoc’s Eternal Flame burning is closing in on its $200K goal

The Save the Flame fund to keep the Manitowoc Eternal Flame

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Bicycle coalition, Tahoe Fund team to install hundreds of bike racks around the lake

The Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition has completed the third phase of its efforts to create secure bike parking within the basin.

The coalition, with the help of a grant from Tahoe Fund and matching contributions from local businesses, purchased and installed 100 bike racks

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Vote ‘Yes’ on arts trust fund question | Jersey Journal editorial

Jersey City voters have the opportunity to make history this election by approving a non-binding referendum on adding a small levy to property tax bills for a dedicated Arts and Culture Trust Fund.

Similar to dedicated parks funds in Jersey City and other municipalities, the new fund would be the first in the state dedicated to underwriting local arts.

The idea was set in motion long before the pandemic. But

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Changes proposed for Michigan natural resources trust fund

John Flesher, Associated Press
Published 1:20 p.m. ET Oct. 4, 2020

Traverse City – Michigan voters will decide next month whether to change how money can be spent under a popular program that buys land for public use and supports projects such as construction of trails, playgrounds and boat launches.

The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund uses royalties paid by developers of state-owned minerals – primarily oil and natural gas

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Three things to watch this week to manage your fantasy fund

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The FTSE 350 managed to make a 2pc increase last week, meaning more Telegraph Fantasy Fund Manager portfolios will be in the green compared to last week’s downturn. Luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin Lagonda and silver & gold specialist Hochschild Mining were among the top performers, with online retailer AO World struggling along with Dixons Carphone. This week we will get half

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E-Gold Claims, Arca’s New Fund and Generation Z

Arca, a Los Angeles-based money manager, launched an innovative new fund on Ethereum, while our columnists look at Generation Z’s impact on investing and a DeFi future where bitcoin and Ethereum work together. Here’s the story.

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