HELPING FACULTY HELP STUDENTS ... James "Bubba" Reeves" of the New York Life Foundation presents a check for $3,000 to Swanton Elementary School Principal Kristi Molter on behalduring the Swanton School Board meeting. The money represents $1,000 to each of the three schools for participating in the organization's Grief Sensitive Schools Initiative, which gave $21,000 to Ohio schools to increase knowledge and resources available to staff to assist students dealing with grief and loss. (PHOTO BY JESSE DAVIS / THE VILLAGE REPORTER)
By: Jesse Davis
An update on fundraising efforts for the new Swanton Bulldogs baseball / softball complex dominated discussion during Wednesday's meeting of the Swanton School Board.
According to Superintendent Chris Lake, the school district now has roughly $250,000 cash on hand, with $461,000 in total funding pledges as well as materials for the infields pushing the total monetary value of received and promised donations breaking $500,000. Among the donors, he said, was Soaring Software Solutions, who has bought the field-naming rights.
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