In 2010 Alton
PRIDE set its sights on improving the safety of everyone in their rural
community by providing and installing street signs throughout the city
limits; and by providing and installing house numbers. The cost of the
66 street signs including posts and brackets was $1906.00. With the
project coming in slightly under budget, Alton PRIDE voted to install
5" numbers on all the houses in the community that did not already have
a house number. By ordering the house numbers from a local hardware
store PRIDE also supported a small independent local business. Partners
in this project included Sarver Trust, McFadden Charitable Trust, the
Osborne County Road Supervisor, the Osborn City Superintendent and the
Kansas Correctional Industries. The project was completed in October of
2010 and the community and its citizens are now much better prepared in
the case of health or safety emergencies.
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The Kansas PRIDE Program...
Building Better Communities
The Kansas PRIDE Program is a
partnership of K-State Research and Extension, the Kansas Department of
Commerce, and Kansas PRIDE, Inc.
PRIDE is dedicated to serving communities across the state to encourage
and assist local government and volunteers in making their community a
better place to live and work.
Through the PRIDE program, local communities identify what they would
like to preserve, create, or improve for their future. Then, working
with the resources of K-State Research & Extension and the Kansas
Department of Commerce, community volunteers pull together to create
their ideal community future. To learn more about the Kansas PRIDE
Program, we invite you to look through the resources and links
available at this website, or contact
the PRIDE staff.