In about a week, the building should be completely gone, clearing the way for the new home of the
"I think it is an exciting time for the community," said Walters, corps officer with the
The plan is to build a new 10,000-square-foot facility on the 4.3-acre property, located at the corner of South 17th and Miller streets in
Before that happens, Walters said they would need to raise a little more than
"I think we've been doing all right so far," Walters said.
Walters said he hopes to begin construction in the spring.
"That's what we'd like to see happen, but it all depends on when we raise enough money," he said.
The new structure, he said, would allow all programs to take place under one roof. Right now, the
Their current building remains for sale.
"If we sell it the money could be used for the new building," Walters said.
The demolition process of the former legion building began earlier this month.
Anyone interested in donating should contact Walters by phone at (616) 490-8591 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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