TR celebrated as quarterfinalist in
America’s Best Communities competition
|Legislative tribute – From left: Andrew Haan, associate director of governor’s office for urban and metropolitan initiatives, Christy Trammell, president and CEO of Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce, Lindsay Oswald, St. Joseph County Clerk, Melissa Bliss, Foundation Administrator for Three Rivers Area Community Foundation and Three Rivers Mayor Tom Lowry, holding a legislative tribute from the State of Michigan during the America’s Best Communities competition celebration. Commercial-News/Jessica Smith|
Community wins $50,000 for
By Jessica Smith
George Meskowski, general manager of Frontier Communications, who is one of the sponsors of the competition, presented the check.
“The competition really aims to inspire the revitalization of small town America. The approach is to engage the small towns and cities across America through this unique contest. The way they set them up was to get the project started and take it to the next level,” Meskowski explained. The project takes place in steps and communities that advance in the competition are awarded a higher grant to continue with their economic revitalization plans.
State representative Aaron Miller attended the event and presented a legislative tribute to the community.
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