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residents in Rossford say they want to see more flowers and landscaping
downtown, so one group is working to make that happen.
city's beautification committee is working to get downtown ready for two big
city-wide events. The city will kick off its first ever Strolling Downtown
event on August 24, along with the Rossford Riverfest.
Downtown was created to help promote downtown Rossford businesses. It will be
similar to a scavenger hunt. People will receive a map of the participating
businesses, and visit each one.
researched it," said Kathy Kornasiewicz, from the committee. "We were kind of
looking at each other and saying, ‘We don't even know where these businesses
are,' so it's a way to get to know the businesses."
far, the beautification committee has planted more than 200 flowers and bulbs
downtown, but they want to do more. Organizers say keeping the community
looking great will increase property values and keep businesses from leaving.
more information or to donate to the events, click here.