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Additional donations have come in following Adams Industries recent donation to the Sidney Swimming Pool Project. The City was awarded a Challenge Grant from the Peter Kiewit Foundation in the amount of $250,000* if the City is successful in raising the remaining $750,000.
The Sidney Swim Team, along with other local residents, have donated another $813.50 following Adams’ recent donation of $25,000 over a five year period has brought fundraising efforts to $451,750 leaving only $298,186.50 remaining towards the $750,000 Challenge goal.
We are confident that through support of our local businesses, organizations, and residents that we will meet the challenge!
Contributions to date include:
*$250,000 from Peter Kiewit Foundation (pending Challenge Grant)$150,000 from the Cheyenne County Visitor's Committee$100,000 from Cabela's, Inc.$50,000 from the Health Center Foundation$50,000 from Sidney Regional Medical Center$30,000 from Security First Bank and Insurance$25,000 from Points West Community Bank and Insurance$25,000 from Adams Industries$12,500 from American National Bank$5,000 from the Thompson Foundation$1,000 from Great Western Bank$1,000 from Geri and Lorin Anthony$500 from LifeSmiles of Sidney$500 from Sidney Kiwanis Club$500 from Katie Haas-State Farm Insurance$500 from Kelly Lapp-RE/MAX Realty Partners$250 from Sidney Swim Team$38.50 in Cash Donations at July Downtown Sounds Event$25 from Ryan Hermens
The total cost of the Swimming Pool Project is $5 million. Additional funds allocated for the project include $3.4 million in a special infrastructure sales tax plus $600,000 from the City's General Fund.
Donations may be mailed to City of Sidney, ATTN: Geri Anthony; PO Box 79; Sidney, NE 69162. Please include "Pool Fund" in the memo. All contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law.