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Event raises $10,000 for pool

City Council also discusses trees and park scoreboard

COLFAX— The City Council heard an update on a fundraising barbecue during its Monday, Aug. 21 meeting.

Councilmembers also discussed a grant to purchase a scoreboard for the softball field at McDonald Park and trees along Main Street.

The pool fundraising barbecue occurred Friday, Aug. 18, at the municipal pool, 1301 N. Morton. St. It raised $10,000, Mayor Jim Retzer told the council.

Retzer said he had been approached by people who still want to donate to the pool.

He said the barbecue was well-attended.

City Administrator Chris Mathis added that the event attracted 250-300 attendees.



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