The Greentown Grapevine – 2002-11, 09:11 - Page 1
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The Greentown Volume 9, Issue 11 " a paper for the people" - November 2002 Lions Approve New Building at Fairgrounds Drawing of proposed indoor tennis facility The Greentown Lions Club has approved the construction of a metal commercial building on the fairgrounds. The building wirl be located at the north end of the present site of the Big Top commercial tent, which . is erected each year for the fair. It will be approximately. 1 15 ft. x 2 10 ft., which is larger than the tent. The ' project is being made possible by the involvement of the Howard County Indoor Tennis Association. The building will accommodate 4 tennis courts plus rest rooms, locker rooms, . and office space. Possible other uses would be as an indoor batting cage, indoor soccer, and basketball. The Lions Club will have access to the building for use as a commercial exhibit hall during the Howard County 4- H Fair. The HCITA will finance the Ben Harris, Greentown Plar construction of the building and will Committee Administrator, reports tha loan the Greentown Lions Club funds the fairgrounds will need to be rezonec for the building, whicR will be owned from K- 1 to C- l in order for thc by the Lions Club. Repayment of the building to be approved by the town loan will be amortized on 20 years at an The Lions Club is also requesting a 1 C interest rate of 4.00%. HCITA will fi. variance on the set- back requiremew lease the facility in amounts equal to from Maple Street. A public hearin8 the loan payments for the 20 years. will be held Thursday, November 14 The Lions Club will purchase the 6: OO p. m. in- the City Building on thi heating and cooling system and will rezoning. At 6: 30 p. m. the Zoninj provide water and sewage connections. Board of Appeals will hear the varianci Fair Concessian Manager, . Jay request. Freeman, estimates the Lions Club may HCITA organizers Gene and Chery have an expense of up to $ 75,000. He Miles, and Nick White welcomi adds that the benefit to the Fair are that interested parties in helping with thc 6,000 more square feet will be project to contact them. Miles says it it available for rent during the fair. Since anticipated that classes and clinics fo the facility will be air conditioned, all ages and abilities will be availablc higher booth rent fees may be asked. for the community. Wal- Mart Donates to Greentown Historical S o c ie ty Wal- Mart of Kokomo presentkd the Greentown Historical Society a grant of $ 500.00. Presenting the check is Pat Shafer, Wal- Mart Assistant Manager. Receiving for the Society is Ronald Simpson, Past President. Photo Provided Trott is New Councilman Craig Trott, 61 I Avalon Ct., Greentown, has been appointed to fill the unexpired term of Dan Adams on the Greentown Town Council. The appointment was made by Howard County Republican Chairman, Brad Bagwell. Adams resigned his seat because of a move out ofthe ward from which he was elected. The terms of all councilmen and clerk- treasurer run until the end of 2003. Trott is a 1973 Eastern graduate. He has been a Howard County Deputy Sheriff almost 23 years. He serves on the Greentown Library Board and the Greenlawn Cemetery Board. He was a member of the Greentown Sesquicentennial Committee. He is a member of Sycamore Friends Church, His wife Cindy is a registered nurse, His children Doug and Kelly are students at Eastern High School. Craig explaiiis that he has " deep roots" in Greentown. It has been the Trott home for several generations. Being on the town council is something he has been thinking about for a " long time". His interest in public service was awakened by President John Kennedy when he urged young people to consider public service. He considers his career in law enforcement a form of public service and says being a councilman is another avenue to serve. He noted that he is not the first Trott to be on the council. His cousin. Dick Trott, was on the town council in the 1980' s.
|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 2002-11, 09:11|
|Subject, Local||Greentown, Howard County (Ind.)|
|Technical Metadata||Digital images captured by Imaging Office Systems 2008|
|Local Item ID||Greentown History Center – newspaper collection|
|Usage Statement||The Greentown Area Residential Association has granted permission to the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library and the Greentown Historical Society to copy any and all issues of the Greentown Grapevine. Permission granted to view and print items from this digital collection for personal use, study, research, or classroom teaching.|
|Publisher||Greentown Area Residential Association, 1993-|
Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana.
Headlines: Lions Approve New Building at Fairgrounds; Trott is New Councilman; Wal-Mart Donates to Greentown Historical Society
|Contributors||Kokomo-Howard County Public Library; Greentown Historical Society|
|Source||Original newspaper: The Greentown Grapevine, November 2002, Volume 09, Issue 11|
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