The following letter was published as a letter to the editor in the Argus Observer on Sunday, June 14, 2015 Dear Editor, Henry Ford once said, “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” When it comes to realizing a recreation center for the community, it is safe to say Four Rivers Healthy Community is very much focused on its goal. Of course, a recreation center is a big project that promises to make a vital impact in our community.
The following is a written statement presented to the Ontario City Council during its June 11, 2015 worksession. Mr. Mayor and members of the City Council, I am here today to address some concerns regarding our recently purposed partnership between the City of Ontario and Four Rivers Healthy Community. As you know, I presented on this topic during a city council work session, on Thursday, May 28th. At that time I shared with you our vision for a community recreation center. T
Hospital ready to donate $25,000 to aquatic center ONTARIO — Two organizations stepped up to the podium at Thursday’s City Council work session with resources to help open Ontario’s Aquatic Center. One organization the Council welcomed with open arms. The other some councilors studied with a skeptical eye. READ MORE
Letter to the Editor - Argus Observer The editorial in Sunday’s paper also left me scratching my head. You stated that the “Recreation Center” would be built at the current Ontario Aquatic site. Really, that was not mentioned by Ms. Ney in her presentation at the Council meeting. But then Mr. Dillon is on the board of the Four Rivers Healthy Community, so he probably has more insight regarding their plans that have not been shared with the Council. In typical fashion, the Arg
We’re a bit confused by some Ontario City Council members’ reaction to a potential partnership with Four Rivers Healthy Community. The nonprofit recently approached the city with a proposal to collaborate on a community recreation center. The center would be built at the current Ontario Aquatic Center site, where the city’s pool has sat, drained and empty, since September 2013. READ MORE
ONTARIO — Ontario has taken another step toward opening its pool. The City Council on Monday night gave city engineer Betsy Roberts the go ahead to begin meeting with the Treasure Valley Downtown YMCA in Boise. READ MORE