Ground was broken last week for splash pad in Ratz Memorial Park

BROKE GROUND–Pictured at last week’s ground breaking for the splash pad project are: Alderman Bill Hanebutt, Mayor Susan Harbaugh, Parks and Recreation Committee member Brad Mayberry, Alderman and Parks Liaison Kyle Donjon, Community Foundation of Red Bud member Brenda Gilpatrick, Parks Committee member Winnie Rehmer, Foundation President Gerald Hanebutt, Parks Committee Chair Tim Fahey, Alderman Alan Piel, Parks Committee member Deb Opel, project general contractor and Alderman Rodney Nevois, Parks Committee member Kyle Herriman, and Community Foundation Treasurer and Alderman Jeremy DeMond.

It has been a long process to get to this point, but ground was finally broken for the splash pad in Ratz Memorial Park on the evening of March 12.

On hand for the special occasion were members of the Red Bud City Council, the Parks and Recreation Committee and the Community Foundation of Red Bud.

For more on the groundbreaking, please see this week’s print edition.