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Updated: 11/30/2017 08:30:03AM

Friends of Arcadia Airport awarded Selby grant

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A camping shelter at Arcadia Airport.

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Architect's rendering of the new airport facility.

By GEORGE CHASE

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Recently, Friends of Arcadia Airport, Inc. president George Chase received a letter from Carol Butera, executive director for the William G. and Marie Selby Foundation (Sarasota), announcing that Friends had been awarded a grant in the amount of $10,000. This grant is in support of the Friends capital campaign that will fund a restroom/shower project at Arcadia Municipal Airport.

Three years ago Friends funded and built a three-acre fly-in/camp-out center at Arcadia Municipal that is designed to attract out-of-town pilots to visit our county. We call it Aviation City.

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