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Community Center roof repairs planned to begin in few weeks


July 25, 2018

SENIOR CENTER Director Ken Bronson, center, with fund-raiser Pat Tungett, left, holds a check from Chips 'n' Splinters proceeds, delivered by Shirley Austin, who directed the show.

Repairs to the flat areas of the roof at the Jim Riggs Community Center will begin in the middle of August.

The project will cost about $24,000. The Jim Riggs Community Center houses the Sweet Home Senior Center and the Sweet Home Branch of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Greater Santiam. The building was constructed using a Community Development Block Grant and a local fund-raising campaign.

"I'm always looking out after this building," said Senior Center Executive Director Ken Bronson, who oversees the facility as a whole. "That's just part of the job."

The roof started leaking last win...

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