MRI selected to receive $25K grant for Meaningful Meadows

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - MRI has been chosen to receive a $25,000 grant from the America in Bloom and Canadian Railroad "From the Ground Up" grant program. 

An official announcement and more details will be released Tuesday, June 30 at 10 a.m. at Meaningful Meadows.

The grant will support landscaping throughout the 1.5-acre center, which provides educational and occupational opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities.

Meaningful Meadows has 48 trees and 500 plants and flowers.

The "From the Ground Up" program supports collaborative community greening projects that enhance landscapes in communities neighboring CN rail lines. To read more, click here. News article and photo credit: WAND News


Organized in 2012, the Beautify Decatur Coalition (BDC) is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) whose mission is to instill a mindset in the Decatur community to constantly create and maintain a clean, beautiful public presence.


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