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Memorial Park Walking Trail Groundbreaking Held

Memorial Park Walking Trail GroundbreakingRussell PRIDE, Inc. and the Rotary Club of Russell held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Memorial Park Walking Trail on Friday, May 12 at the intersection of Parkside and Pine Streets in Russell.

The walking trail will be approximately 1.1 miles long and six feet wide.

It will accommodate walkers, joggers and bikers, providing a safe environment for residents and visitors to exercise.

Distance markers and benches will be placed at periodic intervals along the trail.

Russell PRIDE and the Rotary Club of Russell have raised more than $220,000 through several grants and donations for the construction and enhancement of the trail.

Construction is slated to begin Monday, May 15 and will be completed this summer.

(Information courtesy Russell PRIDE, Inc. and the Rotary Club of Russell.)

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