Greenbrier Valley Aquatic Center receives support from Mayor Manchester


County commission is also going to try and get in touch with state agencies that can help them with the project. They are still unsure how long it will take them to put in the new water system. Brandon In Greenbrier County, the up- and-coming Greenbrier Valley Aquatics Center now has the vocal support of the city of Lewisburg. 59 News reporter David Horak was at the press conference, and has the details. What started as a school project… is now one with potential, and more public support. Mayor John Manchester, Lewisburg: “it’s been a wonderful, wonderful surprise at how many people have indicated support of it.” At Lewisburg City Hall Wednesday afternoon, Mayor John Manchester read a proclamation of support on behalf of the city for the up-and-coming Greenbrier Valley Aquatic Center, which he says will both rejuvenate public health and fitness, and combat drowning with education courses. “It has so many amenities tied in with it, and it is such a wonderfully designed and attractive and versatile facility.” This comes just two months after the corporation’s 501-C-3 status was approved. Even though the aquatic center still has 60-percent of its funding to go, confidence in their timeline is still high. Tag Galyean, President, Greenbrier Valley Aquatic Center Corp. “What fascinates me is that with no promise of success, lots of individuals and some businesses in Greenbrier Valley have mailed money for this project.” A city and its citizens flooding in its support. Jamie Hamilton, Greenbrier Valley Aquatic Center: “It’s a challenge, but it’s one we’re up for. We know that the group of people that ultimately we’re working on the behalf of deserve this. We’re not going to rest until we accomplish it.” In Lewisburg, David Horak, 59 News. The proclamation will be brought further to Lewisburg city council in the coming weeks. The aquatic center is expected to break ground next March, and open in August of 2021. Heidi And I’ll have a full check of our forecast coming up, so please stay with us.

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