Swimming Pool construction begins

Excavation work and tree removal began las week for the new Albion Swimming Pool.A brief groundbreaking ceremony for the new Albion Swimming Pool was held Tuesday evening, Aug. 20, at Fuller Park.
About 25 people attended the ceremony. City officials and pool committee members spoke about the $3.3 million project and the positive impact it could have on the community.
Steve Fox of Mason, MI, represented the Mitzi Fox family. He said the new swimming pool was a goal that his mother had for many years. She had presented a $266,000 gift in 2010 to begin the drive for the new pool, but passed away several weeks before the groundbreaking.
Other speakers at the groundbreaking were Mayor Jim Jarecki, City Administrator Andrew Devine, and Pool Committee Chairperson Hannah Meyer.