Mary C. Jenkins Community Center Getting Closer


Last updated 6/18/2021 at 3:03pm

The above graphic from the city shows what the new community center will look like when completed.

A groundbreaking ceremony at 11 a.m., Saturday, for the future 5,000-square-foot Mary C. Jenkins Community Center (MCJCC) will bring the center another step closer to becoming a reality.

Randy Lytle, MCJCC task force member, called the groundbreaking ceremony "a momentous occasion, one that the entire Rosenwald community had hoped for."

"Several of us have been working on this for quite some time and it is almost surreal to see it come to fruition," said Lytle. "I really appreciate the coordinated efforts with the City Council and (City Manager) Jim Fatland."

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